An accidental shooting kills a child every other day

Hours earlier, he was a happy 4-year-old who loved Ironman and the Hulk and all the Avengers. Now, as Bryson Mees-Hernandez approached death in a Houston hospital room, his brain swelling through the bullet hole in his face, his mother assured the boy it was OK to die.

  • Written by RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press and USA TODAY Network; LARRY FENN, Associated Press and USA TODAY Network; NICK PENZENSTADLER, Associated Press and USA TODAY Network

Global deal reached to limit powerful greenhouse gases

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal, announced Saturday morning after all-night negotiations, to limit the use of greenhouse gases far more powerful than carbon dioxide in a major effort to fight climate change.

Rwanda Climate Meetin Krou

  • Written by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press IGNATIUS SSUUNA, Associated Press

3 arrested in alleged bomb plot targeting Somalis in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three members of a Kansas militia group were charged Friday with plotting to bomb an apartment complex that's home to Somali immigrants in the western Kansas meatpacking town of Garden City, a thwarted attack prosecutors say was planned for the day after the November election.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press

Road to recovery could test patience of Matthew victims

TARBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tiajuana Williams lives in a one-story apartment building in Princeville, North Carolina, that was flooded by a river bulging with rainwater from Hurricane Matthew. Before driving out of town in her Honda Civic ahead of the storm, she hurriedly packed a small bag with little more than a change of clothes.

  • Written by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press