The Latest: Wish for man facing execution: Meal for homeless

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Tennessee man who suffocated his wife (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Nashville church where a T...

The Latest: Shooting vigil disrupted by upset students

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Colorado school that killed one student and injured eight (all times local): 9 a.m. Organizers of a vi...

Dog walker and 5 dogs killed in crash mourned in California

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A crowd of mourners including pet owners have gathered at a Southern California intersection to mourn a popular dog walker killed along with five of six dogs she was transpor...

Slain police officer was shot from behind, investigator says

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A 19-year-old man accused of killing a Mississippi police officer walked up behind him in the police station parking lot and shot him several times in the back, according to a s...

The Latest: Police escort for college shooting hero's body

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Latest on a fatal shooting at a North Carolina university (all times local): 10:40 a.m. A police escort is helping take home th...

'Riley Howell is a hero' Student who attacked gunman lauded

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — David Belnap stood on his North Carolina college campus aching from the latest U.S. school shooting as he held a candle and wore a homemade T-shirt with "Riley Howell is a hero"...

The Latest: Chancellor: Shooting victims were all students

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a North Carolina university (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A university chancellor says the two people kille...

Vigil planned after 2 killed, 4 wounded in campus shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A shooting that killed two and wounded four at a North Carolina university left students scrambling for shelter and prompted fresh calls for ways to keep campuses safe. ...

Sri Lankan Catholics mark 1 week since Easter Sunday attacks

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the archbishop of Colombo, condemned the Easter bombings and called for unity as he celebrated a private Mass in the Sri Lankan capital on Sunday. The service was broadcast ...

The Latest: Vigil at Tree of Life after California shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Pittsburgh's reaction to the deadly synagogue shooting in California (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Residents of Pittsburgh have gathe...

Pope celebrates Easter Sunday amid bloodshed in Sri Lanka

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is celebrating Easter Mass this year facing a fresh round of bloodshed targeting Christians in Sri Lanka. Hours after celebrating a late-night vigil,...

Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Community members in suburban Denver marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting Saturday by volunteering at shelters, doing neighborhood cleanup projects...

Pope carries Easter candle up aisle of darkened basilica

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has carried a lit candle up the main aisle of a darkened St. Peter's Basilica in a dramatic Saturday Easter vigil ritual. The pontiff, prelates and o...

Northern Ireland police release video in hunt for killer

LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland searched for multiple suspects Friday after the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in Londonderry and sought help from the public to get "a killer o...

Prayers, hymns, community shared in firelight of Notre Dame

PARIS (AP) — Some kneeled, some folded their hands to make silent entreaties. Others sang with their eyes focused on the sky that had gone from blue to yellow and orange, and filled with acrid smoke. ...