Your Week in Review: April 11 - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Your Week in Review: April 11

A mass stabbing at a high school, the HHS secretary's resignation and the announcement of a new 'Late Show' host all made headlines this week. A mass stabbing at a high school, the HHS secretary's resignation and the announcement of a new 'Late Show' host all made headlines this week.

(RNN) - A student at a suburban Pittsburgh high school attacked classmates with a pair of knives, injuring almost two dozen, according to police.

The 16-year-old suspect is in custody. Some of the students were critically injured but are expected to survive, according to officials.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning, according to multiple media outlets. The move comes after she took responsibility for the troubled rollout of the healthcare.gov website.

CBS announced Stephen Colbert will take over The Late Show after David Letterman retires in 2015. The 49-year-old has been the host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report since 2005.

Learn more about these stories and others in this week's Raycom News in Review.

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