RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Robert J. Lopez

A collection of news and information related to Robert J. Lopez published by this site and its partners.

Top Robert J. Lopez Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him

    Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him
    Forgive the cynicism, but really, who cares why Army Spec. Ivan Lopez took a gun and killed three people and wounded 16 others at Ft. Hood, Texas, on Wednesday? Thursday’s stories were filled with details about Lopez and his rampage: He was...
  • Four dead, 16 hurt at Ft. Hood; shooter was troubled Iraq war vet

    KILLEEN, Texas - At least three people were still in critical condition Wednesday evening after a troubled Iraq war veteran's shooting spree at Ft. Hood ended with 16 people wounded and four dead, including the shooter, officials said. Federal officials...
  • Judge to grant same-sex couples more recognition in Ohio

    Ohio's refusal to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples wed in other states is unconstitutional, a federal judge said Friday, though he won't issue a ruling to that effect until April 14. The decision comes in a case brought by four lesbian...
  • Miss. governor signs religious freedom bill; civil rights groups dismayed

    Mississippi's governor signed into law Thursday a measure that allows individuals and organizations to sue the government over laws that they feel thwart their ability to practice religion. “I am proud to sign the Mississippi Religious Freedom...
  • Home from war, our soldiers continue to die

    March ended with this uplifting news: For the first time in seven years, no U.S. soldiers died that month in combat. Not one. It's a relieving statistic, suggesting that the heavy toll in lives of U.S. military intervention is coming to an end. That...
  • Venezuela university officials decry attacks on students

    CARACAS, Venezuela — Officials at Venezuela's largest university called on President Nicolas Maduro on Friday to help protect students after masked pro-government vigilantes attacked a peaceful gathering on campus and injured seven people....
  • Bullying may have motivated Nevada school shooter

    SPARKS, Nev. — He was dressed like any other student at Sparks Middle School: standard khaki pants and a Sparks sweat shirt. He was tall for a middle schooler, with dark, spiked hair, and he held a Ruger 9-millimeter semiautomatic handgun in his...
  • UC Berkeley students return after campus explosion, power outage

    UC Berkeley students return after campus explosion, power outage
    Most classes were slated to resume at UC Berkeley on Tuesday after a power outage and explosion prompted officials to evacuate the campus Monday night. Four people suffered minor burns after an explosion rocked the campus at 6:30 p.m., about two hours...
  • 'Book of Mormon' National Tour Lives Up To 'It's A Hit' Hype

    'Book of Mormon' National Tour Lives Up To 'It's A Hit' Hype
    The show: "The Book of Mormon" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special?: The arrival of the national tour of Broadway's biggest musical hit in years. First impressions: Does the hit live up to the hype? Has the...
  • Trumbull Student Honored By Dramatists Guild

    Larissa Mark, the Trumbull High School senior who led efforts to successfully reinstate the school's  Thespian Society production of the musical "Rent" via a wide-spread social media and grass roots community campaign, will be honored by the Dramatists...
  • Turning to Mark Twain and Coen brothers to translate Salarrue

    Turning to Mark Twain and Coen brothers to translate Salarrue
    When Nelson Lopéz was preparing the first bilingual translation of "Tales of Clay," a landmark short-story collection by the legendary Salvadoran writer known as Salarrué, he turned for inspiration to some unlikely sources: Mark Twain and the Coen...