In the news: Three notable headlines

1. Shooting outside of Walmart in Oklahoma

According to “NBC News,” three people died outside a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma, the morning of Nov. 18. A handgun was found at the scene of the crime. A man and woman were killed inside their car. The shooter then turned his handgun on himself, reported the Duncan Police Department. The department also reported that while their identities have not been discovered, the shooter and the man and woman in the car had some sort of relationship prior to the shooting.


2. Protests persist at Hong Kong University as face mask ban stuck down

Protestors at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University have prohibited police from entering the university for several days, according to “The New York Times.” Police gave the protestors two choices Nov. 18: surrender while dropping weapons or be confronted with tear gas and rubber bullets. At least 38 people were injured in a battle Nov. 17. While protests were occurring, the Hong Kong High Court ruled Nov. 18 that the ban on face masks was unconstitutional with the territory’s mini-constitution, the Basic Law.


3. Colin Kaepernick hosts public workout for NFL scouts

The former San Francisco 49er’s quarterback held a showcase Nov. 16. Kaepernick was not signed to a team by the end of the day, even though an NFL executive told “Fox News” that his arm talent was “elite.” The showcase also could have been marred by the change of location the day of the showcase. Open access to all media and insufficiently written liability waivers.