President Barack Obama has signed into law a major education law setting U.S. public schools on a new course of accountability. During the signing, Obama praised the law's bipartisan support in Congress.
President Barack Obama says he's pledging all needed federal assistance in responding to a weekend shooting rampage in western Michigan. He says the area was "terrorized by gun violence" and families are shattered. (Associated Press)
Watch: Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw's Guilty Verdicts Read in OKC Court
From OKC Fox: Former Oklahoma City Police Department officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been found guilty on 18 charges, including rape and sexual battery.
The verdict came back Thursday evening in Oklahoma County Court. Holtzclaw was found guilty of 18 of his 36 charges, the ranging from first degree rape to sexual battery. Holtzclaw was found guilty on four counts of first degree rape, one count of second degree rape, six counts of sexual battery, four counts of forcible oral sodomy and three co...
Afghan Taliban leader Likely Killed in U.S. Strike
Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was likely killed in a U.S. military drone strike in Pakistan authorized by U.S. President Barack Obama, a U.S. official says, speaking on condition of anonymity. Mana Rabiee reports. (Reuters)
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: 36 Dead, Over 140 Hurt
A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport has killed 36 people and injured more than 140 others, officials say. Three attackers began shooting outside and inside the terminal late on Tuesday and blew themselves up after police fired at them, officials say. (BBC News)
President Barack Obama has signed a rescue package for Puerto Rico, which is facing more than $70 billion in debt and a major payment due Friday. Obama signed the bill Thursday, after it won final passage in the Senate on Wednesday. (Associated Press)
President Barack Obama spoke about the importance of independence day during his final 4th of July celebration in office. He finished by singing "happy birthday" to his daughter Malia. (Associated Press)