DALLAS (AP) — A severe storm system that swept across parts of Texas over the weekend brought numerous reports of tornadoes, damage to buildings, large hail and several inches of rain, the National Weather Service said Monday.
LACEY, Wash. (AP) — A teacher is being hailed as a hero after tackling a student who fired two shots into the air at a Washington state high school.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The man who had been South Carolina's longest-serving sheriff was sentenced Monday to one year and one day in prison after pleading guilty in a corruption scheme.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An American who spent nine months in a United Arab Emirates prison for his role in an online parody video is seeking a pardon and financial compensation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official.