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Shooter warning signs get lost in sea of social media posts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The warning signs were there for anyone to stumble upon, days before the 18-year-old gunman entered a Texas elementary school and slaughtered 19 children and two teachers. There was the Instagram photo of a hand holding a gun magazine, a TikTok profile that warned, "Kids ...

Supply chain, labor issues mean fewer flags for Memorial Day ceremonies ×

UPDATE: A Dauphin County spokesman on Thursday morning said the county has received half its order, but the rest won’t arrive in time for Memorial Day events. The labor shortage and supply chain problems are interfering with one long-standing Memorial Day tradition. Officials in ...

Key inflation gauge slowed to still-high 6.3% over past year

An inflation gauge closely tracked by the Federal Reserve rose 6.3% in April from a year earlier, just below a four-decade high set in March and the first slowdown since November 2020. The report added to other recent signs showing that while high inflation continues to cause hardships for ...

Recount begins in Pennsylvania’s GOP primary for Senate

HARRISBURG (AP) — Recounting began Friday in the too-close-to-call Republican primary contest for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, with barely 900 votes separating celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick. Montour County began the recount Friday, one of ...

The names: 19 children, 2 teachers killed in Uvalde school

ULVALDE, Texas (AP) — Nineteen children were looking forward to a summer filled with Girl Scouts and soccer and video games. Two teachers were closing out a school year that they started with joy and that had held such promise. They're the 21 people who were killed Tuesday when an ...