EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Peering from the back seat of his armored black limousine, President Barack Obama rode into a razor wire-surrounded federal prison Thursday and said he met young inmates "who made mistakes that aren't that different than the mistakes I made."
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 23-year-old man who St. Louis police say ambushed and opened fire on a uniformed sergeant was arrested Thursday and charged with four felonies in a shooting that the police chief has decried as an attempted assassination.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a decade after No Child Left Behind established a stronger federal role in public education, the Senate on Thursday approved a rewrite of the much-criticized education law that would return much of that power to the states.
A gunman unleashed a barrage of gunfire at two military facilities Thursday in Tennessee, killing at least four Marines and wounding a soldier and a police officer, officials said. The suspect also was killed.