Sunday, October 4, 2015
The 26-year-old behind America's latest mass shooting at a college in rural Oregon appears to have been a gun enthusiast who hoarded an arsenal of weapons and was obsessed with religion.
U.S. presidential hopeful Jeb Bush and other figures in the pro-gun Republican Party declared their opposition to stiffer gun laws Friday in the aftermath of the Oregon college mass shooting, while ruling Democratic Party candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton called for a national movement to counter the power of the gun lobby.
James Bristle and a friend were digging in his soybean field when they unearthed what looked like a bent fence post, caked with mud. Instead, it was part of a pelvis from an ancient woolly mammoth that lived up to 15,000 years ago.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Friday he will step down following a seven-year tenure marked by a willingness to plunge head-on into the heated debate about the government's role in education.
When jubilant crowds stormed Belgrade's parliament 15 years ago and ousted Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, few could have imagined that his allies would be in power today -- and firmly backing European integration.
In close-knit Roseburg, everyone knows someone affected by Thursday's shooting, including the medical workers and psychologists working to support the victims and their families.
As president of the U.S.' ABC News in 2006, David Westin appointed Charles Gibson anchor of the network's flagship "World News." Nine years later, Gibson returned the favor.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Armed with multiple guns, a 26-year-old man walked into a morning writing class at a community college in a rural U.S. town and opened fire, hitting some students with multiple gunshots. A witness said a teacher was struck in the head.
Russia said Friday it had bombed the Islamic State stronghold of Raqa for the first time as President Vladimir Putin faced mounting criticism from Western and Gulf leaders over his military campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.