Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

APTOPIX School Shooting Texas-8

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston...


Manhunt for suspects in Baltimore area after officer's death

Officer Shot Maryland

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — Police backed by aircraft and trained dogs scoured a greater Baltimore suburb into the early hours Tuesday, seeking suspects believed armed and dangerous after the death of a female officer. Baltimore County Police Cpl. Shawn Vinson said Monday evening that the enormous...


The Latest: Schools to open on time, following officer death

Officer Shot Maryland

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a police officer in Baltimore County, Maryland (all times local): 5:50 a.m. Schools in Baltimore County, Maryland, are set to open on time Tuesday, a day after the slaying of a police officer forced teachers and students to stay inside their...


Amid a Southern Baptist scandal, some evangelical women say the Bible's gender roles are

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. As a single woman and a professional author and editor, Gina Dalfonzo doesn’t fit the stereotype of a conservative Christian woman whose life is built around home and motherhood. But Dalfonzo actually has no problem with the traditional idea that God intended men and...


Proud mom orders 'Summa Cum Laude' cake online. Publix censors it to 'Summa … Laude.'

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Saturday was Jacob Kosinski’s big day. His whole family, many from out of town, saw the Charleston, South Carolina, student graduate from his Christian-based homeschool program with a 4.89 grade point average and the coveted honor of summa cum laude. His mother, Cara...


An Army sergeant overseas was told his baby died at birth. It was a lie and part of a

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The terrible news traveled 10,000 miles to reach to Steven Garcia. The 24-year-old U.S. Army sergeant was on overseas deployment in Seoul, a patrol supervisor with the 142nd Military Police Company. As the days crept on in January, another role was coming in fast:...


Can the president be indicted or subpoenaed?

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. We don’t know what special counsel Robert Mueller is thinking. But lawmakers, pundits, legal analysts and President Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, have offered various views on two of the biggest questions surrounding Mueller’s investigation. Can a judge issue a...


Women cite 'grass ceiling' in male-dominated weed industry

Women and Weed

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — When Danielle Schumacher attended her first convention of marijuana activists about 15 years ago, she could count on one hand all the women in a room of older men. The lack of diversity struck the then-college student, who remembers feeling out of place but also determined to...


Hawaii volcano generates toxic gas plume called laze

Hawaii Volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island’s southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical reaction. The molten rock started pouring into the sea over the weekend. It’s been...


Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America

School Shootings-Small Towns

ATLANTA (AP) — If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America. The massacre that killed 10 people at a high school in Texas last week was just the latest to happen in a small or suburban city. Of the 10 deadliest school...


Miss Nebraska winner of Miss USA competition

Miss USA

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this year’s Miss USA competition. Summers, a 23-year-old contestant from Omaha, graduated from Texas Christian University with two degrees and is working on becoming a certified child life...

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