Suspect in SPU Shooting: According to the Seattle Times, he worked at a gun range for eight years, despite struggling with alcoholism, reporting that he'd been diagnosed with psychosis and obsessive compulsive disorder, and winding up in the hospital several times.
Ybarra disclosed he was hospitalized twice in 2010 and 2011 after he heard Columbine killer Eric Harris’ voice in his head “telling him to hurt people,” court records show. He became afraid and sought help in the emergency room, a counselor’s report states.
His father "drank heavily" and attempted suicide last year, according to interviews and court records cited by the Seattle Times. More on the alleged shooter's mental state here.
Paul Lee, 19-Year-Old Freshman: Lee is the man who died from the shooter's bullets. He had loved dancing and had "an infectious positive attitude," friends say.
Lowering Carbon Emissions Does Not Destroy the Economy: Where have we heard that before? Anything and everything designed to make the world a better place will destroy the economy, business says. When it comes to transitioning to cleaner forms of energy, the NYT finds the opposite is true.
Earlier this week President Barack Obama described the growing numbers of children as an "urgent humanitarian situation," and put the Federal Emergency Management Agency in charge of coordinating humanitarian relief for them, including housing, care, medical treatment, and transportation. The Obama administration estimates that about 60,000 "unaccompanied minors"—children under 18—will enter the United States illegally this year. It projects that number to grow to nearly 130,000 next year.
As recently as 2011, the number was only some 6,000.
Breitbart News says it's obtained photos leaked from a crowded border facility where many of these children are held. The photos are disturbing.