By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former New Orleans police officer testified Monday at his retrial that he thought he saw a gun in the hand of the man he shot and killed outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath - and still believes he was justified to use
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is ordering the U.S. military to transport troops from Burundi into the Central African Republic to help quell the latest upsurge in violence there.
He approved the order at the request of the French defense
By BRIAN WITTEAssociated Press
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The U.S. Naval Academy superintendent says he decided to court-martial two midshipmen in a sexual assault case because he wanted to make sure the charges were examined in great detail.
Vice Adm. Michael Miller said Monday he believes a court-
By STEPHEN SINGER and PAT EATON-ROBBAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Families of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School say they will be lighting candles in the victims' memory the night before the shooting's anniversary.
Relatives of 14 of the 26 victims appeared at a news
LOS ANGELES (AP) - NASA says the Curiosity rover has uncovered signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars that may have supported tiny organisms for tens of millions of years. The lake near the Martian equator existed about 3.5 billion years ago. Scientists say it was neither
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal appeals court judges Monday questioned whether the government has gone too far by searching the genital areas of Guantanamo detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.
"That's rather provocative and offensive, isn't it?"
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - As the captain of an oil platform supply boat in the Gulf of Mexico, Tom Wagner is no stranger to bumps and other movement while he sleeps. So when he nodded off on a flight from Louisiana to Houston, it was no surprise that the landing bounce didn
By JEFF KAROUBAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Much of what you need to know about Judge Steven Rhodes, friends and former colleagues say, can be gleaned from a handful of hours amid the hundreds he's logged overseeing the largest public bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.
On a September day in
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) - A search resumed Monday in the mountains of northwest Nevada for a couple and four children who went to play in the snow and haven't returned after a night of sub-zero temperatures.
Pershing County deputies said aircraft and crews on the ground were searching for 34-year-
By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - Princeton University has started its mass vaccination of students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention meningitis expert Thomas Clark says that shortly after vaccinations began at
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
Facebook post from Spokane Fire Department: "Despite resuscitation attempts by Engine 6 assisted by AMR & SIA, the young patient did not survive. The military family was traveling with the teen to Atlanta for a family Christmas. Thoughts and prayers from all of us at the SFD for
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) - Brad Waldow scored 24 points to lead five Gaels in double figures as St. Mary's beat Eastern Washington 93-65 Sunday night.
After Drew Brandon hit a 3-point shot to pull Eastern Washington (5-3) within seven with 9:24 left in the first half, the Gaels went on a 16-5 run to