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Law enforcement officers surround a shooting suspect in his car Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Spring, Texas. A Harris County Sheriff's Office statement says precinct deputy constables were called to the house about 6 p.m. Wednesday and found two adults and three children dead. Another child later died at a hospital. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Brett Coomer)Six people, including four children, were killed at a Houston-area home, authorities say.

2014-07-09 21:14:24 -0600

generic_fp_shooting_v1Police in western Tennessee searched on Wednesday for a suspect in a shooting at a National Guard armory outside Nashville that left one person wounded, according to the county sheriff's department and local media reports. The shooting occurred at about 5 p.m. local time at the armory in Lobelville, a town in Perry County, Tennessee, that lies about 75 miles (120 km) southwest of Nashville, a county sheriff's dispatcher said. The wounded individual, described by local media reports as a sergeant in the National Guard, was flown by helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, the dispatcher said.

2014-07-09 19:02:01 -0600

Smoke is seen following what police said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in Gaza StripWith rockets raining deep inside Israel, the military pummeled Palestinian targets Wednesday across the Gaza Strip and threatened a broad ground offensive, while the first diplomatic efforts to end two days of heavy fighting got underway.

2014-07-09 20:23:34 -0600