Before beginning a ceremony to honor members of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams at the White House, President Obama reflected on Wednesday’s shooting at Fort Hood that left three soldiers dead.
At a Senate hearing Thursday morning, Army Secretary John McHugh briefed officials on the record of the alleged shooter in Wednesday’s attack at Fort Hood, including his medical history.
Deadly violence grips Kiev as protesters advancing on Parliament are shot at by police with Kalashnikovs and sniper rifles. Via The Foreign Bureau, WSJ’s global news update.
Note: Graphic footage. Escalating violence in Kiev and a deadly shooting caught on tape in the western city of Khmelnitsky are highlighting the growing gulf between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine’s crisis. Via The Foreign Bureau. Photo: AP
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says the president will receive regular updates as more information comes in about the gunshots reported at Los Angeles International Airport Friday.
Warning: Graphic footage. The Los Angeles International Airport says police are responding to an incident at the airport. California media reports that a gunman with a high powered rifle has been shot by law enforcement.
The elementary school in Newtown, Conn., where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults before taking his own life last December is being torn down. A new school will be built on the site.
Chaos ensued as a car chase starting at the White House ended at the Capitol building with gunfire. Filmed at Maryland Avenue and 3rd Street SW. Video courtesy of Chris Huller.
The FBI released video of shooter Aaron Alexis walking inside Navy Yard with a gun on the day of the shooting.
The Islamist militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack at an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, that left scores dead. Who are they? Nia-Malika Henderson talks to Daveed Gartenstein-Ross of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.