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Reporting Hurricane Katrina: How covering the story swept journalists into the drama
Journalists are observers. We are trained to help others by reporting stories, not by becoming part of them. Hurricane Katrina, however, tested those boundaries for many of us.
Former prep school student convicted of sex charges
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of felony rape but convicted of misdemeanor sex offenses Friday against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a campus tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.
Gunman in on-air deaths remembered as 'professional victim'
Former New Hampshire prep school student not guilty of rape
Owen Labrie, 19, was found not guilty of three felony counts of sexually assaulting a fellow student at St. Paul's School in Concord. Labrie closed his eyes and began to sob as the first verdict, finding him guilty of computer-related seduction, was read but regained his composure as the jury forewoman read out the three not guilty verdicts.
Oregon priest goes missing after hidden camera allegations
Authorities in the Philippines are searching for a Catholic priest from Oregon who went missing while facing criminal charges for allegedly hiding a camera in a church bathroom, officials with the Archdiocese of Portland said on Friday. Father Ysrael Bien is accused of personal invasion of privacy, tampering with physical evidence, and initiating a false police report, according to a search warrant issued last week by a Washington County Circuit Court judge. The camera, disguised as an electrical outlet, was found in late April near a toilet in the men's bathroom of the St. Francis Catholic Church in Sherwood, Oregon.
Man who shot Virginia journalists identified with 9/11 attacks: sheriff
The gunman who killed two Virginia television journalists on air carried out a well-planned assault and identified with mass murderers and the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, authorities said on Friday. The shooter, Vester Flanagan, gave no sign of his destination or next move when he fled after gunning down the journalists from Roanoke station WDBJ7 on Wednesday, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office said in a statement. "It is evident that Wednesday morning's attack was well-planned and premeditated" and Flanagan apparently acted alone, the statement on the shooting investigation said.
Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America
Carly Fiorina takes a licking but keeps on kicking
Race and its role in New Orleans' recovery 10 years later
TV newsrooms pay tribute to slain journalists
Trump on fatal shooting of WDBJ journalists
Jeb, get ahold of yourself
Grieving station comes together for newscast after deaths
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Just one day after two of its own were killed, the news team at Virginia station WDBJ-TV regrouped, gathered together and leaned on one another for the live broadcast of its "Mornin'" show.
Asian stocks rise after Wall Street rebound
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Thursday after Wall Street soared overnight, breaking a six-day string of losses. The recovery brought a measure of relief to many investors, although experts warned that more volatility could be ahead.
'I've been a human powder keg for a while'
Hillary Clinton on a Biden run: give him ‘space’ for ‘a very difficult decision’
Saudi arrested in 1996 bombing that killed 19 Americans
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A man described as the mastermind of the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing that killed 19 American servicemen in Saudi Arabia has been captured, a U.S. and a Saudi official said Wednesday, ending a nearly two-decade manhunt for one of the FBI's most-wanted terrorists.
Trump says he's proud he booted Univision's Ramos from event
Police: Teacher, pastor calmed boy who held class hostage
PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia preacher, a teacher and police helped persuade a 14-year-old boy to free 27 fellow students he held at gunpoint in a high school classroom Tuesday, a standoff that ended without a single shot fired, authorities and the pastor said.
WDBJ journalists Alison Parker, Adam Ward killed during live broadcast
Dust-covered woman from iconic 9/11 photograph dies of cancer
A survivor of the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York who was featured in one of the most haunting photographs of the outrage has died of stomach cancer. The family of Marcy Borders first announced her death Monday on Facebook. Borders, who was 28 at the time of the attacks, was just one month into a job for Bank of America in one of the Twin Towers.
US stocks open sharply higher after 6-day slump
Mayor thanks US student who helped thwart France attack