By TAMI ABDOLLAHAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Transportation Security Administration officer who was killed in a gunman's attack at Los Angeles International Airport died two to five minutes after he was shot, coroner's officials said Wednesday.
The detail comes after The
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Charges have been dropped against two teenage girls whom a sheriff had accused of bullying a Florida classmate who later committed suicide, the girls' attorneys said Wednesday.
Last month, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced the arrest
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - An undercover New York City police detective pleaded not guilty Wednesday to gang assault in a motorcyclist-SUV highway melee captured on amateur video, as prosecutors said they continued to look for additional participants.
Wojciech Braszczok was
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Five foreigners were charged in the United States on Wednesday with plotting to smuggle 100 kilograms of highly potent methamphetamine that was produced in North Korea.
The men were arrested in Thailand in a sting operation in September and brought to New
By CHRIS BRUMMITTAssociated Press
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The man who steered Indonesia to recovery after the 2004 tsunami has some cautionary words for the Philippines as it begins planning reconstruction after Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors will get angry about living in tents well before permanent
ROME (AP) - Italian Premier Enrico Letta has told Parliament that no communications by Italy's political leaders or its embassies worldwide were compromised by the U.S. National Security Agency's surveillance work.
Letta reported to lawmakers Wednesday on the results of intelligence checks
By DIAA HADIDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Suicide bombers targeted Syrian troops and a hospital on Wednesday in the rugged Qalamoun hills north of Damascus, where rebels are struggling to reverse government gains that threaten to cut one of their chief supply lines, activists and officials said.
By ERIC TUCKER and JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Florida Congressman Henry "Trey" Radel has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and was sentenced to a year's probation.
The first-term Republican entered the plea in court Wednesday morning,
By KATHY GANNONAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - With Afghanistan's next presidential election just five months away, authorities say they are facing a possible repeat of the abuses that have discredited the country's efforts to build a democracy.
They say they have no idea how
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - An online video game company accused of infecting thousands of computers with malicious software and using that access to illegally mine for the electronic currency Bitcoin has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement, the New Jersey attorney general