Fuse/Thinkstock(GARLAND, Texas) — The officer who returned fire at two men who shot assault rifles outside an event displaying cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad “probably saved lives,” according to authorities.

Security at Sunday’s event in Garland, Texas, included uniformed officers, SWAT teams, FBI and ATF, according to Joe Harn of the Garland Police, when two men pulled up in a dark-colored car.

The men — both armed with assault rifles — exited and started firing at a parked police car, Harn said.

An officer — who typically works as a traffic cop — returned fire and struck both men, Harn said.

Both suspects died on the street.

“[The officer] did what he was trained to do,” Harn said.

The hero officer was not identified by name.

One security guard was injured in the attack with a gunshot wound to the lower leg. He was treated at a hospital and released, Harn said.

“He did a very good job,” Harn said, adding that the officer “probably saved lives.”

According to Harn, the suspects could not get past the outside perimeter, which was part of the police’s security strategy.

“We think [the suspects’] strategy was to get to the event center [and] into the event center,” he said. “We were able to stop those men before they were able to…shoot anyone else.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(GARLAND, Texas) — Police in Texas said Monday that the American Freedom Defense Initiative had spent $10,000 for security at their Sunday event at which cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad were displayed in Garland, where two men opened fire, injuring one officer.

Security included security officers, uniformed officers, SWAT, FBI and ATF, Joe Harn of the Garland Police Department said at a news conference.

Harn said the police told the AFDI what security they thought they needed, and “that’s what they adhered to.”

The event began at 5 p.m. and was to go to 7 p.m., Harn said. The event in Garland, about 20 miles northeast of Dallas, was going “very smoothly,” he said, until about 10 minutes before 7 p.m., when a dark-colored car pulled up and two men exited.

Both men had assault rifles, Harn said, and they came around the back of the car and started shooting at a police car.

An officer began returning fire and struck both men, Harn said.

Both men died on the street, he said. One security guard was injured in the attack.

Harn said a SWAT team already at the back of the building responded “within seconds” to help secure the scene. A bomb unit responded, but no bomb was found in the suspects’ car.

On April 21, the FBI said it sent a notice to law enforcement in Texas and elsewhere notifying them of the event. The notice said “the event will likely … provoke threats” based on past “acts of violence in response to depictions of the Islamic prophet Mohammad.”

The scene was still active Monday, Harn said, as both the FBI forensics team and Garland forensics team investigate.

The controversial event, where attendees competed to draw the prophet — which is explicitly banned in Islam and seen as a sign of grave disrespect — was hosted by a group known for being anti-Islam.

The event was held at the Curtis Culwell Center, next to Garland’s Naaman Forest High School, and included speeches from AFDI president Pamela Geller and Geert Wilders, a Dutch leader known for criticizing Islam.

The Garland School District said on its website that Naaman Forest High School is on a normal schedule Monday and the area around the Culwell Center is secured. The school district added that “additional officers and district security will also be present throughout the day.”

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA said in a statement today the organization “recognizes the legal right to free speech. The Community additionally implores all individuals to elevate their personal morality in speech, and to maintain civility and justice in all affairs.”

Dr. Nasim Rehmatullah, National Vice President of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, said in a statement, “Violence is never an acceptable response to hate speech, no matter how inflammatory and uncivilized that speech is.”

He added, “While we do not yet know what motivated these shooters, we urge calm and defer to local, state, and federal authorities to peaceably and justly resolve this.”

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Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For Sheryl Sandberg, much of her success as the most powerful woman in Silicon Valley, a wife and a mother came from having a “true partner” in her late husband Dave Goldberg.

“Having a true partner like Dave is still far too rare. While we expect women to be nurturing, we don’t have the same expectations of men,” Sandberg wrote in her book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.

The book has become a rallying cry for women in the workplace, and Goldberg, who was CEO of SurveyMonkey, has a prominent presence in it.

Goldberg died Friday night, according to his company. He was 47. A cause of death was not mentioned.

Together, Sandberg and Goldberg formed a partnership that allowed them to not only thrive in their respective workplaces, but to also be there for each other and their children.

“Even though Dave and I are extraordinarily fortunate and can afford exceptional child care, there are still difficult and painful decisions about how much time our jobs require us to be away from our family and who will pick up the slack,” Sandberg wrote.

At the start of each week, the couple would decide who would take their children to school and would try to be home for dinner as many night as they could.

“We are never at fifty-fifty at any given moment — perfect equality is hard to define or sustain — but we allow the pendulum to swing back and forth between us,” she wrote.

While Goldberg had a prominent presence in Silicon Valley, it was Sandberg who was the more well-known half of the power couple.

“People frequently pull me aside to ask sympathetically, ‘How is Dave? Is he okay with, you know, all your [whispering] success?'” Sandberg wrote.

“Dave is far more self-confident than I am, and given his own professional success, these comments are easy for him to brush off,” she said.

As their two children get older and eventually become teenagers, Sandberg wrote about how she looked forward to figuring it out together with Goldberg.

“Many of my friends have told me that teenage children require more time from their parents. Every stage of life has its challenges,” she wrote. “Fortunately, I have Dave to figure it out with me. He’s the best partner I could imagine.”

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Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images(LONDON) — When choosing their second child’s name, Kate Middleton and Prince William went the sentimental route.

Charlotte Elizabeth Diana is an homage to both sides of the Duke and Duchess’s families.

Charlotte is one of the oldest and most iconic names associated with the royal family, first used by the eldest daughter of King George III in 1766. Charlotte is also the feminine form of Charles, the new baby’s paternal grandfather, and the middle name of her only aunt, Kate’s sister Pippa.

Elizabeth, meanwhile, is a tribute to the baby’s paternal great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, to whom the Duke of Cambridge is close. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will become the longest reigning monarch on Sept. 9. Her coronation took place on June 2, 1953, when she was 25 years old.

Elizabeth is also the name of Prince William’s great grandmother, the Queen Mother Elizabeth. She was the beloved grandmother of Prince Charles, who was a constant presence to the nation during WW II.

The name is rooted in history: Elizabeth also ruled in the 16th and 17th centuries.

And finally, there’s the name Diana, perhaps most famously associated with William’s late mother. The former Princess of Wales died at the age of 36 in 1997 after a car accident in Paris. The European root of the name means “divine or heavenly.”

Diana in recent weeks had been the sentimental favorite among the British population, however few thought it would be a first name for the child.

Patrick Jephson, Princess Diana’s Chief of Staff up until her death, told ABC News people worried that naming the baby Diana would create a bit of a burden, though it could also be inspirational.

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Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) — When Duchess Kate stepped out of St. Mary’s Hospital in London Saturday — 10 hours after giving birth to her 8-pound, 3-ounce daughter, Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana — in a Jenny Packham dress, three-inch high heels and flawless hair, the crowd outside the hospital was stunned.

Kate’s picture-perfect presentation caused jaw-dropping reactions from mom bloggers across the Internet, too.

A blogger for ScaryMommy.com wrote that Kate, “…looks like she spent the day in a spa and got a baby as a thank you gift.”

A contributor to MoneySavingMom.com reminded other moms that, “…we can’t compare ourselves to Kate. Our reality is completely different than her reality.”

ABC News’ senior medical contributor Dr. Jennifer Ashton confirms the U.K. model of labor and delivery is different from what most moms experience in the United States.

“In the U.K., it’s not as unusual,” Ashton said of Kate’s quick hospital discharge. “Here [in the United States], it’s pretty much a land-speed record. Most women stay in the hospital two nights because that’s what most insurance plans cover.”

“And they want every minute of that time,” Ashton said of U.S. moms. “They need the rest, especially if they have babies or children at home and, let’s face it, not everyone has a full staff to help her when they get home so for moms that don’t, they need that time, the support nurses can give the baby.”

Kate, 33, is at home now in Kensington Palace with her husband, Prince William, and their older child, nearly 2-year-old Prince George. The family has one nanny, Maria Borrallo, who cares for Prince George and will also help with the new baby.

The pair of midwives who helped see the duchess through her healthy labor was photographed in U.K.’s The Daily Mail. Kate’s medical team, said to be led by Dr. Guy Thorpe Easton, gave her the all-clear to leave the hospital the same day as the princess was born.

“British practice for second and subsequent births, I think so long as there are no medical complications, mothers are encouraged to take their children home,” ABC News royal contributor Patrick Jephson said. “It enables the family to start bonding together straight away.”

The family bonding for the new princess, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, started Sunday when her grandparents, Michael and Carole Middleton, and Prince Charles, the father of her father, Prince William, and his wife, Camilla, came by Kensington Palace for visits.

Up next is the first meeting with the baby’s great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, who was announced Monday as part of the baby’s namesake.

Royal watchers said that the British had been pulling for Diana, the name of William’s late mother, to be included in the name of William and Kate’s first daughter.

“Polls in this country today suggest that Diana is the people’s favorite, the sentimental favorite,” ABC News royal contributor Victoria Murphy said prior to the baby’s name announcement. “We do know that William likes to involve Diana in his family life, however, I think that the smart money is on a traditional royal name for one of the first names and on Diana being somewhere in there, possibly in the middle name.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Do you know your credit score? If not, you aren’t you aren’t alone.

“Thirty-five percent of U.S. consumers aren’t checking their credit report — they’ve never checked their credit report, and 26 percent aren’t checking their credit scores,” Jean Skowronski at Bankrate says.

But knowing your score can give you the upper hand in some cases. If you plan on making a big purchase like a house or car, for example, it’s important to know where you stand financially.

“You don’t want to be surprised,” says Skowronski. “You want to know going in what your score will entitle you to, so you can make sure that you get the best loan or cheapest loan on whatever product you’re looking to buy.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(GARLAND, Texas) — Questions remain after a deadly shooting Sunday outside a Garland, Texas, community center that was hosting an event featuring cartoons of Islam’s prophet Muhammad.

The event, sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, featured hundreds of drawings of Muhammad, which is explicitly banned in Islam and seen as a sign of disrespect. About 200 people were in attendance.

Jobin Panicker, a reporter with ABC News affiliate station WFAA-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth, was outside the event getting exterior shots when the shooting occurred.

“We started to hear what sounded like firecrackers, three to five very faint shots,” Panicker told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos Monday morning. “We now know that those were handgun shots. And then after that, some high-powered gunshots, and as soon as that happened, officers start to tell us that we needed to get down or get inside the building, and so they started to usher us into the building, and then they put us in that secure room.”

The shots rang out at about 7 p.m. near the end of the event, with two suspects allegedly opening fire on security officers hired to protect the event, Garland police spokesman Joe Harn said. The officers returned fire, killing the men.

One of the suspects was identified as Elton Simpson, an Arizona man who was previously the subject of a terror investigation, according to a senior FBI official.

The center was put on lockdown after the shooting.

Despite the shooting, meeting attendees remained steadfast in their focus, singing patriotic songs.

Panicker said he was surprised by the lack of protesters at the event, and said organizers prepared for the potential backlash by hiring extra security officers.

“I think [authorities] did an incredible job responding to this situation, getting everybody secure, into that room, and very quickly,” Panicker said.

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John Stillwell – WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) — Prince William and Kate Middleton welcomed a daughter Saturday and on Monday, royal officials confirmed the baby’s name: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

Her official title will be Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.

The baby girl was born in the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital, the same place where Kate, 33, gave birth to the couple’s first child, Prince George, in July 2013. The new baby is now fourth in line to the throne behind Prince Charles, William and George.

The naming of the second royal baby is similar in time frame to when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chose George Alexander Louis for their first child. George was born on July 22 and his name was released a little more than a day later.

The announcements of Charlotte and George’s names were actually much sooner than their father and grandfather. Prince William’s full name is William Arthur Philip Louis. When William was born on June 21, 1982, his parents didn’t reveal his name until one week later. William’s father, Prince Charles, was a month old before his name was made public.

William’s brother, Harry, has been an exception. His name was announced on the day he was born.

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Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) — Now that Duchess Kate is home from the hospital with her newborn daughter, she, Prince William and their older child, Prince George, are spending time at their home in nearby Kensington Palace.

After that, Kate, Prince William, Prince George and the new baby are likely to retreat to their country home, Anmer Hall, a 10-bedroom home on the queen’s Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, England.

It is there, in a quiet, small town atmosphere, that William, 32, and Kate, 33, intend to settle for the first few months of the princess’s life.

“There’s a huge amount of private space there,” royal commentator and writer Roya Nikkhah told ABC News recently. “There’s an enormous garden. There’s tennis, there’s swimming — but all in one place.”

“They don’t have to get protection officers to take them from one bit to the other as they do in London,” Nikkhah said.

The couple spent nearly $2.5 million to renovate the property including a conservatory, a new kitchen and a new roof. Kate has been seen at the local shops even bargaining for a discount as she decorates the mansion so she and William can call it home.

The 10-bedroom home has plenty of space for William and Kate to welcome relatives — including Kate’s Middleton clan — who want to be a part of George and the new baby’s upbringing. William and Kate spent last Christmas at the home alongside family and Anmer Hall is where William and his brother, Prince Harry, vacationed as children, themselves.

Some of the couple’s closest friends and family are still in Norfolk, an area commonly known as the “Norfolk Riviera” because of its short distance from the seaside. The area gives the Duke and Duchess the privacy and lifestyle they enjoyed in their seaside home in Wales, where they spent their earliest years of marriage..

Hugh Van Cutsem, a childhood friend of William and Harry’s, is godfather to Prince George and lives in Norfolk. His curly-haired daughter, Grace, stole the show as William and Kate’s flower girl at their wedding by covering her ears and is also William’s goddaughter.

Van Cutsem’s family, wealthy landowners and bankers, rented Anmer Hall for 10 years and William and Harry spent many years in the countryside hunting, riding and playing with the Van Cutsem sons. The home was given to Prince William by his grandmother, the queen, on his 30th birthday.

William’s cousin, Laura Fellowes, a writer who is the daughter of Princess Diana’s sister, Lady Fellowes, lives nearby with her husband two children, while James Meade, a friend of Prince William from Eton, and his wife, Laura, are old family friends who also have a place near Anmer Hall.

William’s mother, the late Princess Diana, was born on the Sandringham estate, a stone’s throw from Anmer Hall, in 1961. Diana was raised in the estate’s Park House and her family rented the property for many years from the royal family until the Spencers moved to their ancestral home, Althorp.

Princess Diana wanted as normal a life as possible for William and his younger brother, Prince Harry, and William is following suit so he can ensure his children have a similar life away from the prying eyes of the public.

There are several local pubs William and Kate frequent in the area, about 120 miles outside of London. The Dabbling Duck, The Crown, and the Kings Head Hotel in Great Bircham are favorites of the couple. The Duke and Duchess were spotted at the Kings Head sharing the grilled sea bream with arrabiata sauce and then shared a vanilla ice cream together, according to the Daily Express newspaper.

Kate has also been spotted with Prince George at the local petting zoo at Snettisham Farm Park and is often seen at the local playground.

“It’s a kind of completely enclosed childhood,” said Nikkhah of what Anmer Hall provides. “And I think that’s what William and Kate, particularly William, wants for his children. He wants to have that incredibly normal life that’s completely private, that’s away from the spotlight.”

Setting up base at Anmer Hall also provides the young family a chance to support Prince William’s new career as an air ambulance helicopter pilot with the East Anglian Air Ambulance service, located quite close to Anmer Hall.

The Duchess of Cambridge is expected to spend most of the summer at Anmer Hall getting to know her second child, taking maternity leave to be with Prince George and the baby. After the birth of Prince George, Kate returned to official royal engagements after about five weeks of leave but this time she’s expected to take considerably more leave with her family.

Apartment 1A in Kensington Palace in London will remain the family’s official home.

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Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods have split.

The skier and the golfer’s decision to end their “nearly three years together” was mutual, Vonn said on social media Sunday, citing their “hectic lives that force us to spend a majority of our time apart.”

Vonn wrote on Facebook: “After nearly three years together, Tiger and I have mutually decided to end our relationship. I will always cherish the memories that we’ve created together. Unfortunately, we both lead incredibly hectic lives that force us to spend a majority of our time apart. I will always admire and respect Tiger. He and his beautiful family will always hold a special place in my heart.”

The pro athletes also used Facebook to announce the start of their relationship.

In March 2013, Vonn wrote: “I guess it wasn’t a well-kept secret but yes, I am dating Tiger Woods. Our relationship evolved from a friendship into something more over these past few months and it has made me very happy.”

Woods posted at the time: “Lindsey and I have been friends for some time, but over the last few months we have become very close and are now dating. We thank you for your support and for respecting our privacy. We want to continue our relationship, privately, as an ordinary couple and continue to compete as athletes.”

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