Walter Palmer, the dentist from Minnesota who allegedly bribed park rangers in Zimbabwe to let him hunt and kill a beloved and protected lion, has released a public statement in which he denies any intentional wrongdoing but also expresses regret for his actions.
A gunman opened fire Thursday morning at two military recruiting centers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, killing four Marines before police shot and killed the alleged shooter. The names of those involved have not been released at this time.
Mike Trout of the L.A. Angels homered off L.A. Dodgers’ ace Zack Greinke to lead off the game, and the American League doubled up the National League, 6-3, in the MLB All-Star Game at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on Tuesday night.
The Supreme Court issued a ruling Friday morning legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states. The 5-4 decision found that the Constitution's guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law overturns all gay-marriage bans across the country.