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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  …

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  1. Destruction of antiquities by militants is denounced (w/video)

    World

    The limestone sculptures, statues and reliefs smashed by militants in northern Iraq provided valuable historical insights into kingdoms that flourished thousands of years ago and were crucial in the formation of early Arab identity, experts say. The destruction took place in Mosul, in one of the most important museums …

  2. Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, influential ex-president of Notre Dame, dies at 97

    Nation

    The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, the former president of the University of Notre Dame who stood up to both the White House and the Vatican as he transformed Catholic higher education in America and raised a powerful moral voice in national affairs, died Thursday in South Bend, Ind. He was 97.

    The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh at times broke from Vatican tradition.
  3. American blogger hacked to death while taking walk

    Nation

    Bangladesh

    American blogger hacked to death while out for walk

  4. Tears, singing at Holder farewell

    Nation

    Tears, singing at Holder farewell

    President Barack Obama shed tears, and soul legend Aretha Franklin gave a surprise performance as Attorney General Eric Holder bid farewell to the Justice Department on Friday in Washington. During a ceremony to unveil his official portrait, Holder, 64, said he was proud of his …

    Oklahoma city Muslim Day in Oklahoma At the Oklahoma state Capitol, women pray Friday during the state’s first ever Muslim Day. The event was hosted by the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations as a means to foster civic engagement among the state’s estimated 40,000 Muslims.
  5. Missouri patrol says gunman kills 7, commits suicide

    Nation

    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.

    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]