• Friday, October 9, 2015

    Twin explosions kills 95 at Ankara peace rally; Turkey suspects Kurdish or IS suicide bombers

  • Michael Johnson waits outside of Roseburg Municipal Airport for President Barack Obama's arrival in Roseburg, Ore., Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Gun-rights activists say they plan to protest when Obama visits here Friday to meet with families of victims of last week's college shooting rampage. They are angry about Obama's call for more gun restrictions after the killing of eight students and a teacher. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

    Strong emotions as Obama visits grieving Oregon town

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Gun-rights activists and others gave voice to strong emotions on Friday when President Barack Obama came to meet privately with grieving families whose loved ones were killed on a college campus in Roseburg, Oregon.

  • The Latest: 1 dead in Texas college housing complex shooting

    HOUSTON (AP) — The latest on a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student housing complex (all times local):

  • Houston Police vehicles respond after a shooting at Texas Southern University, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in Houston. A student was killed and another person was wounded in a shooting outside a student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained at least two people, authorities said. (Cody Duty/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Texas college on lockdown, suspect sought after 2 shot

    HOUSTON (AP) — A student was killed and another person was wounded during a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained two men for questioning, authorities said.

  • Two people embrace outside a Northern Arizona University student dormitory, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in Flagstaff, Ariz., after an early morning confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire. (AP Photo/Josh Biggs)

    The Latest: 1 dead, 3 others shot at Northern Arizona Univ

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local):

  • Authorities gather outside a student dormitory in Flagstaff, Ariz., Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, after an early morning fight between two groups of college students escalated into gunfire leaving one person dead and three others wounded, authorities said. The shooting occurred near the Northern Arizona University campus. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)

    Officials: 1 dead, 3 wounded in university shooting in Ariz.

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An overnight brawl between two groups of students escalated into gun violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing one and wounding three.

  • Thursday, October 8, 2015

    In shift of Syria focus, Pentagon abandoning goal of building new anti-IS rebel force

  • Douglas County Commissioners Tim Freeman, from left, Susan Morgan and Chris Boice hold a news conference in Roseburg, Ore., Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. President Obama plans to travel to Roseburg on Friday to meet with victims' families. Obama's calls for stricter gun laws in the wake of the shootings did not sit well with many people in this conservative region, where gun ownership is pervasive. The county commissioners tried to tamp down any suggestion that Obama was not welcome. (Michael Sullivan/The News-Review via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    In Oregon visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives here Friday, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher. But he will also find another deeply held emotion — seething anger over his calls for new gun restrictions.

  • This July 22, 2008 file photo shows the campus of Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. As college campuses nationwide wrestle with how to address sexual assault, an even more complicated question is unfolding: how to prosecute and punish sexual assaults that happen in overseas study programs. The complexities were highlighted at Middlebury in September 2015 when a federal judge ordered the school to readmit a student it had expelled for a sexual encounter that occurred overseas.  (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

    In college rape debate, overseas-study crimes gain attention

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — As colleges wrestle with how to address sexual assault, a legal challenge involving a small Vermont institution brings an obscure part of the equation to the fore: how to report, investigate and punish sexual assaults that happen in overseas-study programs.

  • New Mexico State University police: ‘Device’ rendered safe

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a “suspicious device” found on the New Mexico State University campus in Las Cruces contained no explosive material.