Your Week in Review: May 30 - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Your Week in Review: May 30

The president's troop withdrawal plan in Afghanistan, a memorial for victims of a California rampage and the death of a famous poet all made headlines this week. The president's troop withdrawal plan in Afghanistan, a memorial for victims of a California rampage and the death of a famous poet all made headlines this week.

(RNN) - President Barack Obama announced that about 9,800 troops will remain in Afghanistan after 2014 if the Afghan government signs a security agreement with the U.S.

The University of California, Santa Barbara held a memorial following a rampage over the weekend that left six people dead. A man stabbed three people in his apartment before opening fire on the streets of Isla Vista, CA, and turning the gun on himself.

Well-known poet and author Maya Angelou has died. The Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient was 86 years old.

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

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    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:59:39 GMT
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    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:49:25 GMT
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