ST. LOUIS -- Several shots were fired outside Sumner High School right after the second half kickoff of a football game there Friday night between Gateway and Vashon high schools.
The incident happened shortly after 8 p.m...Read more
In the real world, Chris Harper-Mercer cut the figure of a quiet young man who kept people at bay with his earbuds and struggled to speak when neighbors asked him how he was doing. He flunked out of the Army in less than ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- After pummeling the Bahamas, Hurricane Joaquin now is aiming north and likely out to sea.
If the system holds to the latest forecast track, it wouldn't threaten any other land areas, although it ...Read more
ROSEBURG, Ore. -- This was a thriving timber town when Umpqua Community College offered its first classes in the fall of 1961. The initial catalog was limited to just four courses, but they reflected ambition beyond life ...Read more
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Friday that he would leave the Obama Cabinet in December, after nearly seven years of attempting to reshape and bring more accountability to public schools and universities...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Adventurer Johnny Strange, who grew up in Malibu, was killed Thursday when he crashed while wingsuit BASE jumping in the Swiss Alps.
Strange, 23, crashed a few seconds after taking off from Mount Gitschen ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday that he won't sign another stopgap funding bill to keep the federal government running, and instead called on Congress to join him in forging a longer-term deal.
"I will ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Bass and saxophone player Wilton Felder, who was an original member of the Crusaders and performed on hundreds of recordings with artists including Joni Mitchell and Michael Jackson, has died at his home in ...Read more
Jackie: The Adventures of a Little Boy Trying to Grow UpJohn Tammela
"Jackie..." is the story of a little boy dealing with the ups and downs of growing up in the late '30's and early 40's. Young readers will discover how youngsters spent their holidays freely in contrast to children today. Many will relate to Jackie's situation as being the youngest with 2 ...
ROSEBURG, Ore. -- Chris Harper Mercer, the shooter in the attack at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, was a "hate-filled" individual who had anti-religion, anti-government and white supremacy leanings, according to two ...Read more
Stocks recovered Friday morning after taking a steep tumble on jobs data that came in weaker than expected, sparking unease about the health of the U.S. economy and even more uncertainty about the Federal Reserve's ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Enemy fire is not suspected as a factor in the crash of a U.S. C-130 cargo plane at the Jalalabad airport in Afghanistan, the Air Force said Friday. All 11 people on board died in the early morning incident. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- September hiring fell well short of consensus expectations and previous economic growth was less robust than thought, new Labor Department statistics say in a dismal monthly report that painted a picture of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The likely next speaker of the House, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, returned to Fox News on Thursday night in a bid to clarify his remarks 48 hours earlier on the Benghazi committee.
"It was never my intention to say...Read more
LONDON (UPI) -- Officials with the New York Jets confirmed the team brought 350 rolls of toilet paper to London so they wouldn't have to use the thinner, British version.
The Jets, scheduled for a Sunday game against the ...Read more
Hurricane Joaquin continued moving slowly toward the northwest on Friday as it battered the central Bahamas with 130 mph winds.
At 8 a.m. Friday, the National Hurricane Center said Joaquin was starting an expected change ...Read more
FORTH WORTH, Tex. -- Doggone it, Wally loves his ride.
So do Buddy, Daisy, Jack, Mickey, Ms. Nell, Chubby, Bonnie and Clyde, all former stray dogs who belong to 80-year-old Eugene Bostick of Fort Worth.
The ride, which ...Read more
Existing technologies already available on new vehicles could prevent about one-third of the traffic deaths annually in the U.S., and save a quarter-trillion dollars, but consumers are very slow to pay the current price ...Read more
Learning science by doing it has long been practiced by teachers in K-12 schools. Science educators think it should be more common in college classrooms, too.
A story in the academic journal Science Careers describes how ...Read more
DETROIT -- Global new car sales will soar from 70 million in 2010 to 125 million by 2025, but the way those cars are used and who will own them is going to change rapidly according to a new report from the McKinsey ...Read more
After three days of city and highway driving, I was ready to dismiss the 2016 Toyota Tacoma pickup as a very nice, very tall sedan. One of those citified trucks.
It's so quiet, cushy and comfortable that it hardly seemed ...Read more
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