ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York founder of a video game website says he believes tens of thousands of players of online shooter games are participating in a 24-hour cease-fire to show love and respect to last week's Connecticut school shooting victims.
Bronx resident Antwand Pearman says he
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) - Officials at Los Alamos National Laboratory say they have been ordered to increase security, but they won't say why.
In a press release Friday afternoon, the lab said that the National Nuclear Security Administration has directed it to increase security immediately,
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A federal judge who sentenced the man who shot former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said in an article published Friday that it's time to bring back the federal assault weapons ban.
U.S. District Judge Larry Burns said in the opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times (http://
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A peacekeeper serving with the joint U.N.-African Union force in Darfur opened fire on fellow peacekeepers, killing four and injuring one, the United Nations said Friday.
Kieran Dwyer, spokesman for the U.N. peacekeeping force, said the peacekeeping mission in Darfur, known as
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State PTA says it opposes the National Rifle Association's proposal for having armed police in every school. The gun-rights organization issued the call at a press conference Friday, breaking its silence on last week's shooting rampage
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - As the nation paused to mark a week since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details emerged Friday about the gunman, Adam Lanza, who acquaintances said was able to take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes but
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
MIAMI (AP) - The nation's largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for the placement of an armed police officer in every school, but parents and educators questioned how safe such a move would keep kids, whether it would be economically feasible and how it
By GENARO C. ARMAS and JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A man fatally shot a woman decorating for a children's Christmas party at a tiny church hall and killed two men elsewhere in a rural township on Friday before he was shot dead in a gunfight with state troopers.
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations said South Sudan's armed forces shot down a U.N. helicopter on Friday killing all four Russian crew members on board, an attack South Sudan's military spokesman blamed rebel fighters.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
WATERLOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A 16-year-old student in southern Michigan was arrested Friday after authorities said he threatened a teacher in an online posting, the latest clampdown on unruly students in the wake of last week's Connecticut school massacre.
The Jackson County sheriff's