Photo of a miniature schnauzer that was a victim of a mountain lion attack in Simi Valley

Woman Tries to Pry Open Mountain Lion’s Jaws to Save Her Dog

SIMI VALLEY — A Southern California woman punched a mountain lion Thursday and tried to pry its jaws open to save her dog from an attack in her backyard, officials said. The unidentified woman suffered a minor cut after the mountain lion attacked her miniat...
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Trauma for Cops After School Shootings Is Largely Unstudied

LITTLETON, Colo. — The first SWAT team members to see the horror in the Columbine High School library had to step around bodies and ignore a wounded student's plea for help as they searched for shooters they didn't know had already died by their own hands. ...