Nearly four times as many young murder victims in the United States were killed by firearms than by other methods such as stabbing, strangling or poisoning, in the past 30 years.
California regulators will hold several workshops to discuss the proposed 500-megawatt (MW) Palen solar power plant, which could provide electricity for more than 200,000 homes.
Judge Debra Nelson will tell jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial they can potentially convict him for the lesser charge of manslaughter for the killing of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman faces up to life in prison if he is convicted of second-degree murder, the charge for which he was put on trial. Under the lesser offense of manslaughter, he could face a maximum penalty of 30 years.