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The boy's mother reportedly told sheriff's deputies that the child somehow got access to a firearm and shot himself in the head.
President Barack Obama, whose cool demeanor has drawn comparisons to Mr. Spock, exhibited un-Spocklike emotion in his tribute to Leonard Nimoy.
The Massachusetts high school honor student is charged with manslaughter. Police said she encouraged her friend to commit suicide.
The lawsuit claims the government has ignored warnings about the dangers to monarchs posed by a key ingredient in a widely used herbicide.
Nine people are dead, including the gunman, in a shooting spree across multiple locations in the rural southern Missouri community of Tyrone.
Nancy and David Writebol are headed back to Liberia Sunday, eight months after she became the second American infected with the Ebola virus.