5 Dead in Northern California Shooting

Five people, including the gunman, are dead after a 45-minute shooting rampage in Northern California on Tuesday. The gunman opened fired at a nearby school, too, but thanks to quick thinking by school officials, he didn’t get very far. That’s because they put the school on lockdown after hearing gunshots a quarter mile away. 

The gunman was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies. Read the story from the LA Times.

UCLA Basketball Players

LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill, and Cody Riley had been detained at a hotel in Hangzhou, accused by Chinese authorities of shoplifting a pair of designer sunglasses from an upscale store during the Bruins’ visit last week. Read the story from the LA Times.

Sexual Harassment Training

Congress is grappling with how to change the culture on Capitol Hill, as a wave of sexual-harassment allegations has swept the country in every industry. Read the story from NPR.


Barbie Unveils Hijab-Wearing Doll

The doll is modeled after fencer Ibtihaj Muhammed, the first U.S. Olympic athlete to compete in a hijab, who said she would sew head scarves onto her Barbies as a child. Read the story from NPR.

Zimbabwe Ruling Party Accuses General of Treason

A military presence in parts of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, on Tuesday sparked fears that generals were carrying out their threat to intervene in the country’s bitter succession crisis. Read the story from the LA Times.