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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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Julian Assange's suited-up cat in the window of the Ecuadorian embassy seems to be performing its task purrfectly

We’d probably like to think of ourselves in most situations as being insusceptible to petty attempts to distract us from the real issue at hand....
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California deputy shot twice in the head, suspect arrested

HUGHSON, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting a sheriff's deputy twice in the head in Central California was arrested hours after the killing on Sunday when he tried to steal a woman's purse, authorities said....
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Ten things you didn't know about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Britain traditionally marks the 5 November with fireworks and bonfires....
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