Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

TORONTO (AP) — Police in Canada's biggest city were piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video on Tuesday to determine why a 25-year-old man plowed a van into a busy stretch of sidewalk on a sunny afternoon in one of the deadliest incidents of violence in the country's history.

  • Written by By CHARMAINE NORONHA , Associated Press

New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Visitors to the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice first glimpse them, eerily, in the distance: Brown rectangular slabs, 800 in all, inscribed with the names of more than 4,000 souls who lost their lives in lynchings between 1877 and 1950.

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  • Written by By KIM CHANDLER , Associated Press

Police: Waffle House suspect arrested near his apartment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The suspect in an attack that killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee was arrested Monday not far from his apartment, police said.

  • Written by By SHEILA BURKE , Associated Press

AP-NORC Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise.


  • Written by By CAROLE FELDMAN and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press