The stunned expression on the face of news anchor Kimberly McBroom summed up the sheer confusion and disbelief about what appeared to have just played out on live breakfast television.
Nick O'Malley It is hard to fathom what must have gone through WDBJ7 control room producer Melisss Ott's mind when the gunshots were fired.
Nick O'Malley Even in his own angry manifesto, the motives of Vester Flanagan, the man accused of murdering a TV crew on air, were confused.
Josephine Tovey The man who shot and killed two reporters live on television, uploading the footage to social media and then shooting himself, appeared to be a disturbed individual who reportedly described himself as a "human powder keg", who admired the perpetrator of the Virginia Tech massacre.
Nick O'Malley A timeline of the shooting of the Virginia television journalists by Vester Flanagan
Josephine Tovey Alison Parker and Adam Ward, who were shot dead by a former colleague live on air, have been described as two "fine journalists", both in loving relationships with other people at their television station.
Philip Wen As market panic melted $1.5 trillion off the value of Chinese shares in two days, the flagship newspaper of the Communist Party had its attention elsewhere.
The dust-covered 9/11 survivor whose haunting image became an emblem of the tragedy has died after a yearlong battle with stomach cancer.
Catherine Armitage It doesn't get much sadder than this. Today Brittany Pilkington is in jail coming to terms with an indictment for killing her three sons which carries the death penalty while across town mourners are viewing her last surviving son, three-month-old Noah, before his burial.
Catherine Armitage "The odds are not good" - Michael Riley Jr is fighting for his life against a brain-eating ameoba which swam up his nose during a lake swim with his team mates.