23 students and a teacher were released unharmed after being held by an armed student all afternoon in a high school classroom in Marinette, Wisconsin.
Police say the guman shot himself when they broke into the classroom. No word yet on his condition or why he took hostages.
A 12-hour hostage stand-off on a hijacked Philippine bus ended in bloodshed Monday, with officials saying at least seven Chinese tourists were dead along with the disgruntled ex-policeman who seized their vehicle in a bid to get his job back.
At least six captives survived, four of whom were...