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12:43 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Police: Suspects In Muhammad Cartoon Contest Attack Came Out Shooting

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 6:47 pm

(This post was last updated at 6:47 p.m. ET.)

Two suspects jumped out of a dark-colored vehicle and began firing assault rifles on Sunday at the site of a contest where participants drew the Prophet Muhammad.

A security officer was wounded; his injuries are not life threatening, officials said.

Joe Harn, a Garland, Texas, police officer, said one officer returned fire with his service pistol, killing both suspects.

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Shots - Health News
12:18 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Concussions Are Most Likely During Practice In High School And College


Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 4:17 pm

Parents worry about a child getting a concussion in the heat of competition, but they also need to be thinking about what happens during practices, a study finds.

High school and college football players are more likely to suffer a concussion during practices than in a game, according a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. Here are the numbers:

  • In youth games, 54 percent of concussions happened during games.
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The Two-Way
11:45 am
Mon May 4, 2015

5 Things To Know About The Organizers Of Muhammad Cartoon Contest

Blogger Pamela Geller speaks at a Sept. 11, 2012, conference she organized in New York titled "Stop Islamization of America."
David Karp AP

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 1:41 pm

After two gunmen opened fire at the site of a Muhammad cartoon drawing contest Sunday night in Garland, Texas, the American Freedom Defense Initiative, which organized the event, is once again in the spotlight.

Here are five things you should know about the group.

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The Two-Way
11:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

McDonald's CEO Promises 'Modern, Progressive Burger Company'

Under a new global structure, McDonald's is grouping markets in Germany where a new McDonald's Flagship Restaurant opened in March, with other high-performing countries such as Australia and Canada.
Hannelore Foerster Getty Images

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 3:15 pm

Looking for new growth and promising better restaurant experiences for customers, McDonald's President and CEO Steve Easterbrook is changing how the chain manages global markets and plans to boost the number of franchised restaurants.

"The reality is, our recent performance has been poor," Easterbrook said in a video released Monday. "The numbers don't lie. Which is why, as we celebrate 60 years of McDonald's, I will not shy away from resetting this business."

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The Two-Way
10:22 am
Mon May 4, 2015

New British Princess Is Given A Name

Prince William and his wife, Catherine, who is the duchess of Cambridge, show their newly-born daughter to the media outside the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital in central London on Saturday.
Ben Stansall AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 2:40 pm

The new British princess, the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, has been given a name:

As we reported, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was born Saturday and weighed in at 8 pounds, 3 ounces. She is fourth in line to the throne, behind grandfather Prince Charles, dad Prince William and brother Prince George, who was born in July 2013.

NPR's Ari Shapiro has more from London:

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