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Science teacher who tackled student gunman among 2 wounded at Indiana middle school - Chicago Tribune

An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom Friday, authorities said, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives. The shooter, who had asked to be ...

Trump says he'll spare Chinese telecom firm ZTE from collapse, defying lawmakers - Washington Post

President Trump said late Friday he had allowed embattled Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. to remain open despite fierce bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill, defying lawmakers who have warned that the huge technology company should be ...

Arrested on Rape Charges, Weinstein Posts $1 Million Bail - New York Times

Mr. Weinstein was arrested in New York City on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex.Published On May 25, 2018 CreditImage by Todd Heisler/The New York Times. By Benjamin Mueller and Alan Feuer. May 25, 2018.

Keeping Summit Hopes Alive Suggests Kim Jong-un May Need a Deal - New York Times

South Korean news coverage on a screen in Seoul, the capital. Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, has promised his people a prosperous economy, and President Trump's cancellation of their summit talks put that goal in jeopardy.CreditAhn ...

USC President CL Max Nikias to step down - Los Angeles Times

USC President C.L. Max Nikias, whose tenure was marked by a significant boost in the university's prestige and fundraising prowess but tarnished by a series of damaging scandals, is stepping down from his post, the university's Board of Trustees ...

Subtropical storm Alberto moving slowly over northwestern Caribbean Sea - CBS News

MIAMI -- A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend. Subtropical Storm Alberto - the first named storm of ...

Trump takes aim at federal bureaucracy with new executive orders rolling back civil-service protections - Washington Post

President Trump moved Friday to roll back civil-service protections that federal employees have enjoyed for a generation, making it easier to fire poor performers, curtailing time employees can be paid for union work and directing agencies to negotiate ...

Exit polls suggest Ireland has voted to repeal its abortion ban - Washington Post

DUBLIN — The Irish seemed poised to end one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the developed world after voters went to the polls Friday in a wrenching, historic referendum that both sides said would show what kind of country Ireland is. Results ...

Was there really a spy inside the Trump campaign, as the president says? - NBCNews.com

The president's claim of a "spy" inside his campaign has been dismissed as absurd, but the FBI has been known to send informants to speak to suspects. by Ken Dilanian / May.18.2018 / 7:58 PM ET. Trump listens during a meeting with California leaders.and more »

My Father Stood For The Anthem, For The Same Reason That Colin Kaepernick Sits - NPR

Update: On May 23, 2018, the NFL unveiled a new policy stating that all of its athletes and staff "shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem" if they're on the field. The following essay was published in August 2016, shortly after ...