MARYSVILLE, Wash. - A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school, apparently after a fight with fellow students. Full Article | Video
SACRAMENTO Calif. - Two California sheriff's deputies were killed and two others were wounded in a shooting spree that started in a motel parking lot in Sacramento on Friday, authorities said.
OTTAWA/HAMILTON Ontario - Canada vowed to toughen laws against terrorism in ways that critics say may curtail civil liberties as a country that prides itself on its openness mourned the second soldier this week killed by homegrown radicals. Full Article | Video
Iraq and Syria were both born of an infamous (in Arab eyes) post-World War One accord. That agreement, now almost a century old, appears in tatters, as both countries are broken, exhausted by years of war and sectarian division for which there is no easy repair. Commentary
Police outline timeline of Washington school shooting as they confirm that gunman at Marysville-Pilchuck high school killed one fellow student before taking his own life. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).