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Police tape surrounds one of the crime scenes in Tyrone, Mo., Friday. Multiple people were shot to death and one was wounded in attacks in the small southeastern Missouri town, and the suspected gunman was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. [AP photo]

Missouri patrol says gunman kills 7, commits suicide

TYRONE, Mo. — A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother killed seven people and then took his life in a house-to-house shooting rampage in this tiny town in the Missouri Ozarks. Joseph Jesse Aldridge, 36, carried out the killings with a .45-caliber handgun Thursday night or  …


  1. Argentine leader denies coverup in bombing inquiry



    Argentine leader denies coverup in bombing inquiry

  2. Republican race starts in lavish haunts of rich donors


    PALM BEACH — Instead of the corn dogs and pork chops on a stick ritually served up on the hustings of Iowa, the latest stop on the donor trail featured meals of diver scallops and chocolate mousse.

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks at the winter meeting of the Club for Growth, an influential bloc of deep-pocketed conservatives, at the glitzy Breakers Hotel on Saturday in Palm Beach.
  3. Amid rising tensions, Kerry says Netanyahu is welcome to speak in U.S.


    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to lower the temperature in the three-way fight among congressional Republicans, the Obama administration and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying Netanyahu was welcome to speak in the United States.

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Geneva International Airport on Sunday. Kerry is traveling in Switzerland for meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif about the ongoing nuclear talks. 
  4. Justice Department expected to fault actions of Ferguson police


    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has nearly completed a highly critical report accusing the police in Ferguson, Mo., of making discriminatory traffic stops of African-Americans that created years of racial animosity leading up to an officer's shooting of a black teenager last summer, the New York Times

  5. Thousands march in Russia to remember slain Vladimir Putin critic


    MOSCOW — Russians turned out by the tens of thousands on Sunday to mourn an opposition leader who was murdered only a few steps from the Kremlin, amid fears that his death was just the beginning of a new wave of violence.

    Marchers carry Russian national flags during a memorial near the Kremlin on Sunday to honor opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down late Friday in central Moscow. Organizers and local media estimated the size of the crowd at 50,000.