By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A Harvard-educated biologist was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday after being convicted of going on a shooting rampage during a faculty meeting at an Alabama university, killing three colleagues and wounding three others in
By JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli officials said Sunday they would resist any Egyptian attempts to reopen the military arrangements under the countries' historic peace deal, despite the rapidly deteriorating security situation in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A shooting gallery booth at the New Mexico State Fair has pulled targets depicting Osama bin Laden and other Arab-dressed figures after complaints that they were racist.
The "Live Combat" attraction at the fair that ends Sunday allows fairgoers to shoot paintballs at
By RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
DIABALY, Mali (AP) - It was dusk when the aging Toyota pickup truck pulled into the first military checkpoint, loaded with at least 17 bearded men fingering prayer beads.
This pinprick of a village in central Mali is not even large enough to appear on most
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - On its last day in session before the election, the Senate tied itself in knots over 41 polar bear carcasses that hunters want to bring home from Canada as big game trophies.
After punting tough decisions on far weightier issues like
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage has appealed a military judge's order to have his beard forcibly shaved before his murder trial.
Maj. Nidal Hasan's defense attorneys filed two appeals with the Army Court of Criminal Appeals
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Three people wounded in the shooting that killed 12 people at a Colorado theater have filed lawsuits alleging the exit door the gunman used to enter the building should have had an alarm.
Two lawsuits were filed Friday in U.S. District
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) - A Saginaw police supervisor has been demoted and two officers have been disciplined for their roles in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding, mentally ill homeless man in a parking lot, city officials said Friday.
The on-scene supervisor during the July 1 shooting of Milton
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former gang member's long-awaited exoneration was delayed Friday only hours before a scheduled hearing because of a judge's illness, leaving him to wait in prison another weekend before he is formally cleared of a murder
By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - The mediator who oversaw compensation for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks will oversee the distribution of money donated to the victims of the deadly shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater, Gov. John Hickenlooper said