2 students killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in a Phoenix suburb but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as hundreds of worried parents crowded outside nearby stores to await word on their children.

  • Written by JACQUES BILLEAD, Associated Press PAUL DAVENPORT, Associated Press

Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

MUNICH (AP) — Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire fell short.

  • Written by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

NYC officer convicted of manslaughter in stairwell shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man dead in a darkened public housing stairwell was convicted Thursday of manslaughter in a case closely watched by advocates for police accountability.

  • Written by COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press