Suspect in custody after shooting at Planned Parenthood

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover under furniture and inside locked rooms. By the time the shooter surrendered, three people were killed — including a police officer — and nine others were wounded, authorities said.

  • Written by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Gaiman returns to comics with 'Sandman: Overture'

Neil Gaiman is one of the world's beloved writers and could probably work on any project he wants. And what he wanted to do is go back to his roots in the comic book world.

  • Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

After Paris, US political shift on privacy vs. security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent

Strikes on IS city, focus of international campaign, kill 8

 

BEIRUT (AP) — A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of the extremist Islamic State group and the focus of an international military campaign, killed at least eight people, including five children, Syrian opposition groups said Friday.

  • Written by ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press

Kids making oral history with StoryCorps holiday project

High school students across the country are making oral history this week by recording interviews with their elders in an unprecedented effort to stockpile wisdom for the ages.

  • Written by DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press