The Nation Today
NEBRASKAOMAHA — Billionaire Warren Buffett wants Americans to be optimistic about the country’s future but wary about borrowing money and alert to the games companies play with profit numbers. Buffett said in his annual letter to
Giffords, staff pay tribute to slain aideTUCSON — US Representative Gabrielle Giffords and her staff remembered Gabe Zimmerman on the slain aide’s 31st birthday. A tribute to Zimmerman, director of community outreach for the lawmaker, was posted Friday on Giffords’s Facebook page. The posting includes a link to a video montage of Zimmerman’s life. He was one of six people killed Jan. 8 by a gunman in Tucson.
Officer dies after stun grenade blastCHARLOTTE — A SWAT officer was securing a stun grenade known as a “flash-bang’’ at his home when it exploded, killing him, police said. Charlotte Police Chief Rodney Monroe said Fred Thornton, 50, had massive internal injuries after the grenade detonated Friday.
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