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Suspect in Washington pizzeria shooting wanted to save kids: police

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man charged with firing an assault rifle in a packed Washington pizzeria on Sunday told police he had read online that children were being held as sex slaves there and he wanted to rescue them, police said on Monday.
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Wealthy Americans have a new attitude about traveling — and it should terrify hotel chains

When busy people go on vacation, they're often looking to put their feet up, catch up on sleep, and just generally enjoy being somewhere else for a spell. ...
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KKK Holds Parade to Celebrate Trump's Win

The Ku Klux Klan held a pathetic parade to celebrate the election of Donald Trump in North Carolina on Saturday....
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No bail for 15-year-old charged with decapitating classmate

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy charged with killing a high school classmate whose headless body was found near a river said in a police report made public Monday that they had gone to smoke marijuana together and he had last seen the classmate alive....
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Oakland warehouse operator sparks outrage for mourning loss of venue — not victims

...Officials expect the death toll to rise, as just 20 percent of the charred remains of the 4,000-square-foot building, known as the “Ghost Ship,” have been searched.......
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Levi’s CEO pens open letter to patrons: Leave your guns at home

Levi’s has a simple request: Come for the jeans, but leave the heat at home....
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Claims of Child Sexual Abuse in English Soccer Grow

LONDON — At least 350 people have come forward to report abuse at the hands of youth soccer coaches in Britain over the past two weeks, the police said Thursday, deepening a child sexual abuse scandal that has engulfed English soccer....
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Generation clean: Why many young adults choose to stay sober

Younger people are drinking less – or not at all – despite booze getting cheaper, and it's pitting health experts and the alcohol industry against each other...
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US mayor resigns after racist Michelle Obama post

Washington (AFP) - A mayor from West Virginia has resigned amid a furor over a racist Facebook post that described First Lady Michelle Obama as an "ape in heels," US media said....
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‘Alarming’ number of children missing from UK care homes

The number of children missing from UK care homes is “alarmingly” high, two charities say, raising concerns about the effectiveness of the country’s child protection system....
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