That's what Mike Jones, the security guard who brought down gunman Clay Duke during Tuesday's school board meeting in Panama City, Fla., as Duke was firing away at school officials, just told reporters.
President Obama and some of his top advisors this hour talked with reporters at the White House about the latest review of operations in Afghanistan, which (as NPR's Rachel Martin reported earlier) "concludes that there has been progress, but it's fragile."
The president was followed to the podium by Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
European leaders are convening in Brussels on Thursday to discuss ways to steer the continent out of a debt crisis that shows few signs of abating, despite two multibillion-euro bailouts and European Central Bank moves to buy bonds of debt-ridden countries.
There's more to think about this morning on the issue of whether the U.S. government might be able to bring criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for exposing hundreds of thousands of previously secret U.S. diplomatic cables.
Did something you ate make you sick this year? If so, you had plenty of company.
Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published new estimates of the toll foodborne illnesses take on Americans and the upshot is that 1 in 6 of us get hit by a bug from some sort of food in any given year.
The final tally of people made ill by food, which the public health gurus say is the most detailed since a 1999 estimate, looks like this:
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange walked out of a British prison Thursday after a judge rejected an appeal that would have kept him behind bars while he awaits an extradition hearing. The former hacker is wanted in Sweden for questioning in a sex-crimes investigation.
Assange thanked his supporters outside a courtroom in London.