Three people dead in shooting

A gunman who opened fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was taken into custody, ending an hours-long standoff in which the shooter traded fire with police officers.

NSA data program to expire

The National Security Agency is scheduled to end its dragnet collection of records about Americans’ phone calls Saturday night — the most significant change in U.S. intelligence-gathering since Edward Snowden revealed details of the agency’s programs two years ago.

Protest closes some stores

Marchers protesting the killing of a black teenager by a white police officer took over North Michigan Avenue on Friday at the height of post-Thanksgiving shopping in Chicago’s most famous retail district.

France commemorates victims

Mourners bowed their heads and stood in somber tribute as the names of the dead were read two weeks after the Paris terror attack.