Three killed, nine injured in attack on Colorado abortion clinic
Police arrested a gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Colorado Springs on Friday and opened fire with a rifle in an attack that left three people dead and nine others injured, authorities said. The dead included one police officer and two civilians, Colorado Springs Police Chief Peter Carey told reporters about an hour after the suspect had been captured. All nine surviving victims - five police officers and four civilians - were listed in good condition at area hospitals, Carney said.
Documents: White House fence jumper left suicide note
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man accused of jumping the White House fence while draped in an American flag left a suicide note with friends and a will with his mother, telling her she may never see him again, court documents show.
French flag imbued with new meaning as nation honors victims
The French have embraced their flag in a whole new light as the country commemorates the victims of the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks on Paris.
Saudi king showered Obamas with $1.3 million in gifts in 2014
The first thing to know is that these gifts aren’t bribes.
France honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning
A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, honoring each of the 130 dead by name as the president pledged to “destroy the ...
Obama's legacy on climate is at stake in Paris talks
Obama has been laying the groundwork for years ahead of the U.N. climate change summit.
Black Friday around the country
Black Friday, the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season, isn't always what people expect. In Colorado, for instance, marijuana stores got into the act. In Arizona, families skipped the spending ...
New Orleans police identify suspect in shooting that wounded 17
(Reuters) - A 32-year-old man has been named as a suspect in a shooting at a New Orleans park this week that wounded 17 people, including a 10-year-old boy, police said on Friday. The first identification of a suspect in the shooting between at least two groups of people came four days after New Orleans police said the shooting appeared to be gang-related. The suspect sought by police has been identified as Joseph "Moe" Allen, 32, New Orleans police said in a statement.
E. coli from Costco chicken salad traced to tainted celery
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A multi-state E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least 19 people who ate rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco Wholesale Corp's stores has been traced to a celery-and-onion mix used in the salad, prompting its California maker to recall the product. The contaminated chicken in that case was supplied by California-based Foster Poultry Farms.
Thanksgiving shopping crowds 'good not great'; online sales strong
PITTSBURGH/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Retailers across the United States offered early Black Friday discounts to lure bargain-hunters on Thanksgiving eve, but initial checks showed crowds in brick-and-mortar stores were subdued even as online sales jumped. "It's still early, and from what we are seeing so far the crowds are good but not great," said Craig Johnson, president of Customer Growth Partners. At the Toys R Us in New York's Times Square, a line of about 200 shoppers, hemmed in by barricades, stretched to the corner of 45th Street and toward Sixth Avenue, where the Macy's Inc Thanksgiving Day parade had ended a few hours earlier.