On-air gunman became increasingly volatile before killings
MONETA, Va. (AP) — Vester Flanagan had become increasingly volatile in recent years, picking fights with co-workers and strangers over seemingly mundane incidents or perceived slights well before he fatally shot two former colleagues on live television.
Obama sees message of resilience on streets of New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visiting on tidy porch stoops and dining at a thriving corner eatery, President Barack Obama paid tribute to New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
Virginia shootings make for tough media decisions
NEW YORK (AP) — In an era when anyone can go online and find video of terrorist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of this week's killing of a TV news crew in Virginia and showed only carefully selected portions of the footage.