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Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman during a live news broadcast Wednesday, the man identified as the killer followed a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-workers, leaving...
They were two young journalists, eager and hungry for a story, fulfilling their dreams of working in TV news. Reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were slain Wednesday doing what they love, gunned down by a disgruntled former reporter they once worked with at...
A Virginia reporter and cameraman were fatally shot Wednesday during a live broadcast. Although journalists covering international conflicts often face significant risks, it's relatively rare for journalists working in the U.S. to be targeted. However, at least 15 other...
The federal government says it will strip Montana of a child abuse prevention grant if the state does not start providing the public with mandatory details about children who die from abuse and neglect. The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has for years...
The federal government says it will strip Montana of a child abuse prevention grant if the state doesn't start releasing information about children who die of abuse and neglect, but Montana officials say a state confidentiality law prevents them from releasing the information...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment — loud airboats, powerful searchlights and scores of bows and arrows. After their tournament on the Mississippi River ended, it had drawn enough complaints that federal regulators...
Long before he filmed himself shooting and killing a TV reporter and cameraman during a live news broadcast Wednesday, the man identified as the suspect followed a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-workers,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. high schools haven't shown much improvement in the past four years when it comes to preparing college-ready graduates, according to the Iowa-based nonprofit group that administers the ACT college entrance exam. The group says only about 40 percent of...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church announced Wednesday that it will maintain its longtime affiliation with Boy Scouts despite the decision to allow gay troop leaders — preventing what would have been a thundering blow to the national organization. The decision from senior...