On Thursday, most of North America will have prime viewing of a partial solar eclipse. The new moon will hide part of the sun from view. The eclipse will unfold slowly following its start near the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia.
Bill Nye the Science Guy made a special visit to Washington and Lee University. The event "Contact Presents: An Evening with Bill Nye" was free and open to the public, but seating was limited at the Lenfest Center for the Arts.
A student at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School walked into the school's cafeteria, went up to a table with students, "came up from behind ... and fired about six bullets into the backs of them," witness Jordan Luton told CNN.