Monday, March 27, 2023
3 children, 3 adults fatally shot at Nashville grade school
A female shooter wielding two "assault-style" rifles and a pistol killed three students and three adults at a private Christian school in Nashville on Monday, authorities said. The suspect also died after being shot by police.
Netanyahu delays judicial overhaul after mass protestsIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday announced a delay in his judicial overhaul plan, saying he wanted to give time to seek a compromise over the contentious package with his political opponents.
Mississippi tornado recovery tough for low-income residents"It's going to be a long road to recovery, trying to rebuild and get over the devastation," Wayne Williams, who teaches construction skills at a vocational education center in Rolling Fork, said Sunday as people across town hammered blue tarps onto damaged roofs and used chainsaws to cut fallen trees.
First Citizens to acquire troubled Silicon Valley BankNorth Carolina-based First Citizens will buy Silicon Valley Bank, the tech industry-focused financial institution that collapsed earlier this month, rattling the banking industry and sending shockwaves around the world.
How Netanyahu judicial plan sparked massive unrest in IsraelPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's proposed judicial overhaul has unleashed the most intense social unrest in Israel in decades. Tens of thousands of people have repeatedly taken to the streets against the plan -- including spontaneous mass demonstrations that erupted across the country late Sunday after he fired his defense minister for questioning the overhaul.
All 7 Pennsylvania chocolate factory explosion victims foundAll seven bodies have been recovered from the site of a powerful explosion at a chocolate factory in a small town in eastern Pennsylvania, officials said.
Deputies accused of shoving guns in mouths of 2 Black menSeveral deputies from a Mississippi sheriff's department being investigated by the Justice Department for possible civil rights violations have been involved in at least four violent encounters with Black men since 2019 that left two dead and another with lasting injuries, an Associated Press investigation found.
DeSantis team welcomes contrast with Trump 'chaos' candidacyOn one side stands Donald Trump, a twice-impeached former president carrying a new level of turmoil into the 2024 presidential contest. On the other is Ron DeSantis, a big-state governor coming off a commanding reelection, who is a far more disciplined messenger and hyperfocused on enacting conservative policies.
Biden's Justice Dept. keeps hard line in death row casesBiden has not acted on his 2020 campaign promise to end capital punishment on the federal level.
Tax the rich? Chicago mayoral hopefuls debate city budgetHow to balance Chicago's steep financial challenges with residents' concerns about the cost of living is among the many issues separating Johnson and Paul Vallas, the former schools CEO and onetime city budget director, before the April 4 runoff.
Army pulls recruiting ads after Jonathan Majors' arrestActor Jonathan Majors, who authorities said was arrested Saturday in New York on charges of strangulation, assault and harassment, was the narrator of two ads at the heart of a broader media campaign that kicked off at the start of the NCAA's March Madness college basketball tournament.
Contractor now accused of bribing worker in Cook County assessor's officeA Lemont contractor involved in the public corruption case against former Chicago Alderman Carrie Austin now is charged in a scheme to bribe an employee of the Cook County assessor's office.
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