Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting
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Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A teenager opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, wounding two students and a teacher before the suspect was taken into custody, authorities said. Investigators also responded to a death “believed to be related” to the school shooting at a home nearby, Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore told the … Continue reading

FDA campaign takes aim at chewing tobacco use by rural teens
Health

FDA campaign takes aim at chewing tobacco use by rural teens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials will team up with minor league baseball as part of a new $36 million campaign to discourage rural teenagers from using chewing tobacco. Baseball stadiums will feature the campaign’s central message this summer — “smokeless doesn’t mean harmless” — via advertising and promotions with players. Ads will also run … Continue reading

Ex-wife says Colorado suspect vandalized another clinic
National / U.S. News

Ex-wife says Colorado suspect vandalized another clinic

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic left a decades-long trail of broken marriages, scant social connections and a reputation for religious zealotry that didn’t match his yen for gambling and extramarital affairs. New court documents and interviews reveal Robert Lewis Dear as an occasionally … Continue reading

U.S. refugee program to give preference to Christians fleeing Syria does not exclude Muslims
Business

U.S. refugee program to give preference to Christians fleeing Syria does not exclude Muslims

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is making it clearer that his call for the U.S. refugee program to give preference to Christians fleeing Syria does not exclude Muslims. His campaign says Bush supports accepting women and children regardless of their religion and does not exclude Syrian Muslims broadly, as long … Continue reading