Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Aug. 26, 2015.
Reporter, photographer fatally shot live on-air
WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker and the news station's photographer Adam Ward were fatally shot during a live on-air interview Wednesday morning in Virginia by a man police say is a former employee at the news station. The woman being interviewed was also shot and is reportedly undergoing surgery. The suspected gunman has since shot himself.
[Read more from WDBJ]
McWhopper: Burger King wants to team up with McDonald's
Burger King as proposed to its competitor McDonald's that they team up to make "The McWhopper," suggesting for one day they pause the "burger wars" to make a sandwich that combines both elements of the chains' signature burgers.
[Read more from the USA Today]
Stocks rocket higher this morning – will it last?
Stocks rocketed higher Wednesday morning, which has investors waiting to see if the market can snap its six-day losing streak sparked by economic troubles in China.
[Read more from NBC News]
Reporter thrown out of Donald Trump's news conference
A Univision and Fusion news anchor was thrown out of a press conference with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Tuesday night in Iowa after asking a question about immigration.
[Read more from ABC News]