The Latest: Update due on California school shooting victims

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at the Southern California high school (all times local): 7 a.m. Doctors plan to provide an update on the co...

Student opens fire in California high school, killing 2

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in th...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. OUSTED AMBASSADOR TO TESTIFY IN IMPEACHMENT PROBE Marie Y...

Man killed by falling tree as heavy snows dump on France

PARIS (AP) — A dump of heavy snow in southern France has brought down power lines and trees, killing one person, and caused widespread traffic disruption. The thick, sticky snow that...

Israel says it has completed Gaza strikes after rocket fire

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has completed a series of airstrikes on targets linked to the Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza after rocket fire that rattled a day-old truce. The...

Bolivian interim leader says Morales can’t run in new vote

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia’s interim leader said Evo Morales can’t run as a candidate in any new elections, even as the ousted leader contended he is in fact still the president of the Andean coun...

Key facts on Sri Lanka as it prepares to elect new president

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Indian Ocean island nation of Sri Lanka, which will elect a new president on Saturday, has had a tumultuous history. Since gaining independence from Bri...

Sri Lankans seek security in post-Easter attack election

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Worries about Islamic extremism will be paramount for many Sri Lankan voters while others hope to block former leaders accused of human rights violations from returning to po...

Teen SC school shooter gets life for killing 1st grader

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A school shooter who was 14 when he killed a first grader on a school playground in South Carolina after killing his father in their home was sentenced Thursday to life in prison...

California school shooting suspect described as quiet, smart

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — People who knew the 16-year-old boy suspected of killing two students in a burst of gunfire at a high school outside Los Angeles described him as a quiet, smart kid who th...

The Latest: School shooter gets life without parole

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing hearing for a teenager in a South Carolina school shooting (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A school shooter who was ...

California man convicted of torture-murder dies on death row

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — A 49-year-old inmate convicted of torturing and burning his victim alive has died on California’s death row. Prison officials say Spencer Brasure was found...

The Latest: Suspect’s relatives waited during interrogation

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing in the case against the man charged with killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local): 12:20 p.m. ...

Report: Over 130 attacks on medical facilities in Yemen war

CAIRO (AP) — Over 130 attacks on medical facilities in Yemen’s civil war could constitute war crimes by all parties to the conflict, a database project said on Thursday. The Yemen Ar...

Judge rejects written testimony from Iowa murder suspect

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — A judge won’t consider written testimony from a man who claims he was unaware of his legal rights when he allegedly confessed to killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbet...