Walter Palmer, the dentist from Minnesota who allegedly bribed park rangers in Zimbabwe to let him hunt and kill a beloved and protected lion, has released a public statement in which he denies any intentional wrongdoing but also expresses regret for his actions.
Police have identified John Russell Houser, 59, as the person suspected of opening fire in a Lafayette, Louisiana, movie theater Thursday night, killing two people and injuring seven more (one critically), before killing himself. Houser was described as a "drifter" from Alabama who had been living in a nearby motel.
A gunman opened fire Thursday morning at two military recruiting centers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, killing four Marines before police shot and killed the alleged shooter. The names of those involved have not been released at this time.
Carli Lloyd’s hat trick led a deluge of American goals in the first-half, and the United States routed Japan, 5-2, in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup final in Vancouver, British Columbia on Sunday.
The Supreme Court issued a ruling Friday morning legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states. The 5-4 decision found that the Constitution's guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law overturns all gay-marriage bans across the country.