Judge to consider Arkansas' plan to execute 7 in 11 days

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge who will consider Arkansas' unprecedented plan to execute seven inmates over 11 days before its supply of an execution drug expires has had a hand in key decisions on several social issues in the state.


  • Written by KELLY P. KISSEL , Associated Press

Trump to sell attack planes to Nigeria for Boko Haram fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will move forward with the sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram Islamic extremists despite concerns over abuses committed by the African nation's security forces, according to U.S. officials.


  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER and MICHELLE FAUL , Associated Press

Officials: 2 adults dead, 2 kids shot at California school

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — An apparent murder-suicide inside an elementary school classroom in San Bernardino left two adults dead, including a teacher, and two students wounded, police and school officials said.


Egypt's Christians bury dead after church bombings

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian Christians were burying their dead Monday after Islamic State suicide bombers killed at least 45 people in attacks on Palm Sunday services in two cities, as a state of emergency went into effect amid fears of further violence.


  • Written by BRIAN ROHAN , Associated Press

Sweden mourns 4 killed, 15 wounded in Stockholm truck attack

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedes observed a minute of silence Monday during an official day of mourning to honor the four people killed and 15 wounded in a truck attack last week on shoppers in Stockholm.