Beth Bushey

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S.F. school board passes 'golden ticket’ perk to lure students

The San Francisco school board decided Tuesday night that a bevy of educational bells and whistles might not be enough to lure families to have their kids attend a brand-new Bayview middle school when it opens in the fall.<p>So they sweetened the pot.<p>The board unanimously voted to give students who …

US moves closer to banning landmines

The US has promised to destroy its stockpiles of anti-personnel landmines, and comply with an international prohibition treaty in all areas except the "No Man's Land" on the Korean Peninsula.<p>Barack Obama said on Tuesday that his administration would take another step towards complying with the …

Fatal drone attack hits Pakistani tribal area

A suspected US drone has fired four missiles at a vehicle carrying Uzbek and local fighters in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, killing 10 of them, Pakistani officials said.<p>The missiles hit the moving vehicle when it was about 500 metres away from the Afghan border in …

Mass shootings in U.S. have tripled in recent years, FBI says

The number of sudden mass shootings in the United States has nearly tripled in recent years, the FBI said Wednesday, prompting the bureau to expand its work with state and local officials to identify potential gunmen before they attack.<p>In a study of active-shooter incidents, FBI officials said …

In Seattle, compost your food scraps -- or else

<b>(CNN) —</b> Have you ever thrown away a banana peel or dumped expired milk into the garbage? Well, if you do it in Seattle you are in for a fine.<p>Under a new policy, passed 9-0 by the Seattle City Council earlier this week, those who fail to compost "food waste and compostable paper" will be …

FBI releases report examining mass shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of shootings in which a gunman wounds or kills multiple people has increased dramatically in recent years, with the …

Number of mass shootings in US has risen sharply, FBI report says

The number of shootings in which a gunman wounds or kills multiple people has increased dramatically in recent years, with the majority of attacks in the last decade occurring at a business or a school, according to an FBI report released Wednesday.<p>The study focused on 160 “active shooter …