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The sheriff in Shelby County, Tennessee, said a motive in the killings is still under investigation. The children were all under 6 years old.
Around 40 people were taken hostage, a police official said. ISIS has reportedly claimed responsibility, but the claim has not been confirmed.
The incident at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay resulted in patrons being cleared from the area and the animal being tranquilized, officials said.
It was a busy week in Washington, as well as abroad. Here's a look back at the week's top news, in the form of five charts.
Tate's sister said she has delivered more than a 138,000 signatures to the governor asking him to block the parole of Leslie Van Houten.