1 Baton Rouge officer fired, 1 suspended in deadly shooting


BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana police chief on Friday fired the white officer who fatally shot a black man during a struggle outside a convenience store nearly two years ago, a killing that set off widespread protests.


  • Written by By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE , Associated Press

Plans to exempt Arkansas stadiums from gun law OK'd

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Concealed handguns won't be allowed at dozens of Arkansas college sports facilities, including the football stadiums for the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Arkansas State Red Wolves, after state police approved plans to exempt them from a law expanding where guns can be carried.

  • Written by By ANDREW DeMILLO , Associated Press

Hundreds line Cambridge streets to honor Stephen Hawking

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of people lined the streets of the English city of Cambridge on Saturday, breaking into applause as the hearse carrying the remains of famed British scientist Stephen Hawking arrived at the church.


  • Written by By GREGORY KATZ , Associated Press

UN leader calls for investigation into deadly Gaza clashes


UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Friday for an independent investigation into deadly clashes in Gaza between Palestinians and Israeli troops, while Security Council members urged restraint on both sides.

  • Written by By JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press