An active shooting situation is unfolding at a Planned Parenthood Clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo. Multiple police officers and civilians have been injured.
At least four officers and an unknown number of civilians were injured in a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, police say.
The USDA recently stunned growers when it projected the smallest orange harvest for Florida in more than 50 years. The culprit: A tiny insect that’s killing off the state’s trees — and industry.
In Chicago today, protesters walked in a “march for justice,” following the first-degree murder charges against police officer Jason Van Dyke in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. NPR’s Ari Shapiro speaks with Shari Runner, interim president and CEO of the Chicago Urban League.
Some financial experts want to bring back tontines, a retirement planning tool. People pool their cash to buy a bond that makes regular payments. The catch: You have to be alive to collect the payout.
The dead included one police officer from a local university. At least nine other people were hurt, including four police officers.
Brazil’s Environment Ministry announced that deforestation in the country has increased by 16 percent. A separate study warned that more than half the Amazon’s tree species may be threatened.
The flag flies on public buildings and is often waved at sporting events, but it has not been a symbol the French personally embrace. That has changed dramatically in the wake of the Nov. 13 attacks.
Decades after Rosa Parks changed history, a new generation faces the challenge of remaking the civil rights movement for the next century. What can they learn from the past to build for the future?
If a concerned citizen has his way, there will be a Museum of Political Corruption in Albany, N.Y. “I tell people, quite frankly, I want to institutionalize corruption,” Bruce Roter says.
Also this week: the virtual reality stories of three displaced children.
The piece of rocket, most likely from the unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 that blew up after takeoff in June, was covered in barnacles and originally mistaken for a dead whale.
The names of each of the 130 victims killed on Nov. 13 were read aloud. President Francois Hollande said France would continue to defend the values for which they died.
Advance directives don’t guarantee that a person’s wishes for end-of-life care will always be honored. Some states let people use physician orders that override legal requirements to perform CPR.
The pope arrives in the country on Friday. Commentators James Kassaga Arinaitwe and Viviane Rutabingwa give him a crash course in the country’s issues.