By GILLIAN FLACCUS and KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Intense thunderstorms drenched parts of the Southwest on Tuesday, delaying flights and stranding motorists in the Las Vegas area and flooding two mobile home parks in Southern California.
East of downtown Las Vegas, television
By AHMED AL-HAJ and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemen's defense minister narrowly escaped assassination Tuesday when a powerful car bomb ripped through his motorcade as it traveled in the nation's capital, killing at least 13 people in an attack that bore the
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A businessman who gunned down a police officer at his suburban Detroit home held authorities at bay for hours with an arsenal of high-powered rifles and other weapons before finally killing himself, officials said Tuesday
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi authorities say they have charged a Jackson man with depraved heart murder after a Georgia woman died from an injection received as part of an illegal buttocks implant.
Attorney General Jim Hood said Tuesday that Morris Garner,
By DIRK LAMMERS and KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota man took his two young children from a baby sitter's home at gunpoint, and then apparently killed himself inside of a hair salon Tuesday after officers found an employee shot to death in a car in the
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Illegal immigrants in California's largest city could use library cards to open bank accounts and access an array of city services under a plan being considered by city officials.
Under the plan, anyone with proof of Los Angeles residency could get a library card, the Los
By MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Protesters angered over a film that ridiculed Islam's Prophet Muhammad fired gunshots and burned down the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing one American diplomat, witnesses and the State Department
By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Four former Army soldiers and a civilian have been charged in new indictments for connections to an anti-government militia that authorities say was led by Fort Stewart troops who stockpiled weapons and talked of ultimately overthrowing the U.S
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - A man who fled his trial a day before being convicted and sentenced in the repeated group sexual assault of an 11-year-old Southeast Texas girl was captured Tuesday after being a fugitive for nearly two weeks, authorities said.
Eric McGowen, 20,
By BEN FOXAssociated Press
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The latest prisoner to die at the U.S. base in Guantanamo, Cuba, was identified Tuesday as a Yemeni man with a history of mental illness who battled guards inside the prison and challenged his confinement all the way to the Supreme Court.