A Texas principal stepped outside of a meeting Tuesday afternoon and shot himself to death, officials said. Kirbyville High School Principal Dennis Reeves, 45, met with administrators Tuesday afternoon to submit his resignation from the position, according to news station KTRE. After the meeting, Reeves reportedly walked to his pickup truck in the school parking lot where he shot himself with a .380-caliber semiautomatic pistol. The superintendent, who was in the meeting, saw Reeves in his truck and called police to check on him. Kirbyville Police found him dead in the truck with the engine still running and his foot on the brake, news station KWTX reported. Police said there was no note or anything
Montana will vote Thursday to fill the U.S. House seat vacated in March by now-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
WASHINGTON ― Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Wednesday that states should have the flexibility to decide whether schools can discriminate against LGBTQ students ― even if those schools get federal money.
Ariana Grande had an emotional reunion with her boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller, on Tuesday when she flew from the UK to her hometown of Boca Raton, FL. Her return to the states came just one day after 22 people were killed and more than 50 were injured at her concert in Manchester in a terror attack. Ariana, who said she was "broken" by the devastating incident, quickly embraced Mac after landing with her mom and family dog in tow. The couple shared a sweet kiss and embrace on the tarmac. "It was a very emotional reunion and they stood talking for a minute before getting into the car," E! News reports. "Ariana looked exhausted and like she didn't get much sleep. She seemed like she just wanted
Her floral frock blended into the scenery. From Town & Country
Sen. Schumer, I don't live in your constituency, but in the larger picture, you live in mine and every other legal, taxpaying American citizen who is affected by the power you hold in your political party, your blind allegiance to it and the obstructionist posture to anything that doesn't directly benefit it. There's something sinister about seeing you bent over the lectern in the Senate Chamber, your countenance resembling what I would imagine Edgar Allen Poe's would look like reciting one of his macabre tales of doom and gloom, as if there is not one drop of happiness in your life, forecasting a dismal future for America if anything President Trump proposes passes both houses, is signed and becomes law.
A field of poppy plants that could be used to make opium was discovered in North Carolina and had an estimated value of $500 million, a sheriff says. Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said the only other opium poppy plant field found in the U.S. this year was in California. The acre (nearly half a hectare) of poppy plants were in rows, similar to how corn would be planted, in a field behind a home.