Masked gunmen stormed a university in northeast Kenya at dawn Thursday, killing at least two people at the campus not far from war-torn Somalia's lawless border. "Gunmen forced their way into Garissa University by shooting at the guards manning the main gate at around 5:30 am," said Kenya Police Chief Joseph Boinet. The university has several hundred students from different parts of Kenya. At least two people have been killed and four injured in the attack, according to Kenya's official National Disaster Operations Centre.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Threats against schools don't just come written on bathroom walls these days. Spread using smartphone apps, social media and Internet phone services, anonymous reports of bombs or other threats of violence are forcing school evacuations and responses by police or other authorities.
TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — Gary Whitlock watched water run down to the sidewalk as gardeners hosed down a bed of marigolds outside an Orange County office building and questioned if California's latest attempt to curb water use would be any more successful than previous ones in the drought-stricken state.