Authorities are searching for a man who entered a church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday night and killed nine people before fleeing. Among the dead are six women and three men, including the church's pastor, Clementa Pinckney, who was also a state senator.
The always controversial subject of excessive police force bubbled to the surface again this weekend when a police officer in McKinney, Tex., was caught on camera pointing his gun at teens during a pool party.
The Japanese auto parts maker Takata has admitted that its airbags are defective, resulting in the largest automobile recall ever, some 34 million cars. In fact, it may be the biggest recall of any product ever.