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
President Donald Trump met with Pope Francis for the first time on Wednesday, and, as customary for visits between dignitaries, the two men exchanged gifts.
After a bombing at her concert in Manchester, England left 22 dead and at least 59 others injured, fans are claiming that Ariana Grande has reached out to the families of the victims of the terrorist act, offering to pay for their funeral expenses. Elite Daily reported that it was the Grande fan Twitter account Ariana Updates! that first shared the news. "News on Ariana: Ariana has reached out to the families who's love[d] ones died last night," the account posted on Tuesday.
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.
The girl reportedly jumped into a turbulent river to complete a suicide challenge referred to “Blue Whale.”
A bonobo threw a portion of a concrete block toward a family visiting the Jacksonville Zoo in Florida on Monday, according to zoo officials. Diane Steen was visiting the zoo with her family and a friend when the incident unfolded. Steen's friend, who wants to remain anonymous, told ABC-affiliate WTLV she hid behind a rail and tried to protect her 2-year-old son from the bonobo.