Sheriff Jones just announced his Deputy was killed by the suspect. Words cannot express… (Sacramento Police @Chiefsamsomers)
3 p.m. UPDATE: Sheriff Scott Jones confirms Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Danny Oliver, 47, was killed in the initial shooting at Motel 6 on Arden Way.
A student with a “blank stare” opened fire in the cafeteria of a high school north of Seattle on Friday, wounding at least three people before killing himself, police and witnesses said. Continue reading
A tornado whipped up debris and caused some damage on Thursday in two cities along the Washington-Oregon border.
The damaged remains of a Ten Commandments monument are gathered on the Oklahoma State Capitol grounds Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 in Oklahoma City. Authorities say someone drove across the Oklahoma Capitol lawn and knocked over the monument. The American Civil Liberties Union had been suing to have the monument removed, arguing it violates the Oklahoma Constitution. (Photo: Sean Murphy, AP)
Someone drove up a ramp near the Oklahoma Capitol steps overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces in an apparent act of vandalism, authorities said. Continue reading
Nina Pham was escorted out of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., on Friday by Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (Credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press)
Jubilantly declaring that “hope just went up a notch today,” Dr. Francis S. Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, said Friday that the first person infected with Ebola in the United States was now virus free. Continue reading
Lakers guard Steve Nash, left, won’t play this season, putting more on Kobe Bryant’s shoulders. (Photo: Crystal LoGiudice, USA TODAY Sports)
Steve Nash was the best shooter on the Los Angeles Lakers as of this morning. Continue reading
by Charles Krauthammer
The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government’s handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in the New York Times last Saturday. Continue reading