"Do your homework! No excuses! It's what you owe yourself."
This is the tough-love message President Obama is delivering to children as the school year starts.
The President went to a school in the Washington D.C.
As crews contained more than half of a deadly wildfire near Los Angeles, authorities found two more burned homes amid a trail of destruction that has already included dozens of scorched residences and the lives of two firefighters.
A man shot his estranged wife, son and 2-year-old grandson to death and critically wounded his pregnant daughter-in-law at their rural Louisiana home, then killed himself as police tried to pull over his car 20 minutes later, authorities said.