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Bodycam: Man pulls BB gun on cops

A grand jury ruled that an officer's use of deadly force was justified after a suspect pulled out a BB gun during an arrest. CNN affiliate KLTV reports.

Boston police officer cited for heroism after marathon bombing is shot

A Boston police officer who helped a transit police officer escape during a shootout after the Boston Marathon bombing last year has himself been shot and critically wounded.<p>Boston police say Officer John T. Moynihan, 34, suffered a gunshot wound during a traffic stop on Friday in Roxbury. They say …

Revealed: black box transcript of final minutes of doomed Germanwings flight

Voice recorder recovered from crash site reveals the pilot screaming at Andreas Lubitz to open to cockpit door<p><b>• Andreas Lubitz: Everything we know about Germanwings plane crash co-pilot</b><p>The black box transcript of the final minutes of the doomed Germanwings flight can be revealed, in which the …

FBI figures tweaked to show phony increase in mass shootings, report says

Crime stats published by the FBI and relied upon by the media distort the gun violence and leave the public with the impression "mass shooting" incidents are a much bigger threat than they really are, according to a criminologist and Second Amendment scholar.<p>The bureau's annual reports tabulating …

School bus explodes in flames

A bus driver is being hailed as a hero for safely evacuating 35 students from a school bus after it caught fire.

Four killed in Mexico trying to recover gasoline from crashed tank truck; 26 injured | Fox News

An attempt to take gasoline from a crashed tanker truck led to four deaths and 26 injuries when the vehicle exploded, Mexican officials said Saturday.<p>Tabasco state Civil Defense official Jorge Mendez Landeros said two of the victims died Saturday and two others at the moment of the fire. State …

Somalia hotel siege ends; U.N. diplomat, 19 others killed

<b>Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN) —</b> A siege that started with gunmen detonating a bomb and spraying bullets in a hotel in Somalia ended Saturday with at least 20 people dead, authorities said.<p>Among the dead was a Somali-American woman, Fahia Bashir Nur, 45, of Alexandria, Virginia, according to her uncle, …

Extremism

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

Norway's Island Prison For Violent Criminals Looks Like No Prison We've Ever Seen

Yet no barbed-wire-topped walls or electrified fences circle the island, nor do armed guards and attack dogs patrol the grounds. By all accounts, the island prison and its inhabitants live in peace, working together and sharing resources.<p>Bastøy Prison has been called one of the most liberal prisons …

Crime