General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner has resigned from the company as of early Monday morning. White House officials say his resignation was part of the government’s federal bailout deal. Wagoner has been a controversial figure during the economic crisis and many felt he was not doing enough to get GM out of bankruptcy, CNN.
As we reported earlier, 8 people have been killed at a nursing home in Carthage, North Carolina by a single gunman, who was injured during the shooting. A nurse was among the fatalities and the others dead were residents. The gunman is 45-year-old Robert Stewart and not believed to be related to any of the victims or residents at the home, BBC News.
22 fans were killed at a World Cup qualifier between the Ivory Coast and Malawi on Sunday after a stampede caused a wall to collapse. More than 130 were injured, CNN.
Reporter’s Notebook: NPR reporter Marisa Peñaloza takes a look at the startling difference between the Juarez, Mexico of the past and the violence-ridden town it has become, NPR.
And the #1 World News Story: BREAKING NEWS: 20 Dead at Pakistan Police Academy, Gunmen in Standoff With Police.