Oscar Pistorius reacts in the dock in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday Sept. 11, 2014 as Judge Thokozile Masipa reads notes as she delivers her verdict in Pistorius' murder trial. The South African judge in Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial said Thursday that prosecutors have not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the double-amputee Olympic athlete is guilty of premeditated murder. (AP Photo/Kim Ludbrook, Pool)

South African appeals court convicts Pistorius of murder

A South African appeals court on Thursday convicted Oscar Pistorius of murder, overturning a lower court’s conviction of the double-amputee Olympian on the lesser charge of manslaughter for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to death in 2013.

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School may appeal preliminary injunction on Nativity scene

The superintendent of a northern Indiana school district says he’s disappointed a federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction banning the district from including a live Nativity scene as part of its annual Christmas show.

FBI agents investigate a car near a home in connection to the shootings in San Bernardino, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in Redlands, Calif. A heavily armed man and woman opened fire Wednesday on a holiday banquet for his co-workers, killing multiple people and seriously wounding others in a precision assault, authorities said. Hours later, they died in a shootout with police. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Attackers in California shooting had thousands of bullets

The two attackers who killed 14 people in a rampage at a banquet fired as many as 75 rifle rounds at the scene, left behind three pipe bombs with a remote-control device that apparently malfunctioned, and had over 1,600 more bullets with them.