George Takei gives personal collection to Los Angeles museum
'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93
Official: Teacher, 1 child from shooting in good condition
Teenager killed father before opening fire at South Carolina schoolBy Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A 14-year-old boy shot and killed his father before going to a nearby elementary school in South Carolina and wounding two children and a teacher with a handgun on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. A volunteer firefighter held the suspect down on a playground behind Townville Elementary School in Anderson County until police arrived, giving a teacher time to get students inside the building, authorities said. One of the 6-year-old children shot was in critical condition and in surgery at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Scott Stoller, Anderson County's director of emergency services, told the Anderson Independent Mail.
Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation
WASHINGTON (AP) ? In a resounding rebuke, Democrats joined with Republicans Wednesday to hand Barack Obama the first veto override of his presidency, voting overwhelmingly to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts for its alleged backing of the attackers.
Pentagon: Tests confirm no mustard agent in Iraq attackWASHINGTON (AP) ? The Pentagon says that an Islamic State rocket that hit a military base used by hundreds of U.S. troops in northern Iraq did not contain any sulfur chemical agent, as initially feared.
Obama: Veto override 'a mistake' and 'a political vote'WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama says Congress' vote overturning his veto of Sept. 11 legislation was "a mistake" and "basically a political vote."
'NCIS' showrunner Gary Glasberg dies in Los Angeles at 50LOS ANGELES (AP) ? The executive producer of TV's "NCIS" and creator of "NCIS: New Orleans" has died. CBS says in a statement that Gary Glasberg died in his sleep Wednesday. He was 50.
Black man shot dead in California just after police arrived
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) ? Police in the San Diego suburb of El Cajon shot and killed a black man a minute after arriving near a strip mall to investigate a report of a mentally unstable person walking in and out of traffic, an official said Wednesday.
Obama says 9/11 legislation sets 'dangerous precedent': CNNFORT LEE, Va. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday called the Senate's vote to override his veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to sue Saudi Arabia's government a mistake.