Fired employee kills co-worker, self at Houston-area company

KATY, Texas (AP) — A man dismissed last month from a Houston-area transportation company stormed into the facility and opened fire on Wednesday, fatally shooting a former co-worker and injuring two others before turning the gun on himself, saying his life had been ruined, sheriff's officials said.

  • Written by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

Turkish prime minister announces decision to step down

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country's president to pursue a tighter grip on power.

  • Written by SUZAN FRASER, Associated Press DOMINIQUE SOGUEL, Associated Press

Obama tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back'

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all levels of government until every drop of water flowing into homes in Flint, Michigan, is safe to use.

  • Written by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

Pentagon says fewer sex-assault victims faced retaliation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is lowering its estimate of the number of people it believes have faced retaliation for making claims of sexual assault, arguing that what might sometimes feel like revenge may actually be an attempt to help.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press