By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A commercial cargo ship rocketed into orbit Sunday in pursuit of the International Space Station, the first of a dozen supply runs under a mega-contract with NASA.
It was the second launch of a Dragon capsule to the orbiting lab by
By BOB CHRISTIEAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The U.S. Border Patrol agent killed last week in a shooting in southern Arizona apparently opened fire on two fellow agents thinking they were armed smugglers and was killed when they returned fire, the head of the Border Patrol agents' union
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A masked man carrying a gun and a machete entered a parked car and opened fire on five young adults inside, killing the driver and a passenger and wounding the others, then pushed aside the driver's body and drove off with four of the victims inside, authorities said, in a
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Classmates and friends are questioning why a police officer fatally shot a University of South Alabama freshman who was naked and had been banging on a window at police headquarters.
Campus officials didn't give any indication that Gil Collar, 18, of Wetumpka had a weapon
By DESMOND BUTLERAssociated Press
Missile technology is proliferating. It remains unclear how quickly foes such as Iran and North Korea could develop a capability to strike the United States with missiles, but the U.S. says Iran is already capable of hitting Europe. The United States
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A police officer at the University of South Alabama has fatally shot a naked student whom authorities said repeatedly charged the officer.
University officials said the confrontation happened early Saturday morning when the officer went outside a police station to investigate a
NEZPERCE, Idaho (AP) - A 41-year-old northern Idaho man accused of three counts of second-degree murder will be in court later this month to answer to the charges. Steven Francis of Kamiah is being held at the Lewis County Jail on $50,000 bond ahead of his Oct. 18 hearing.
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
WILSON, N.C. (AP) - For seven years, Anita McNeil has tried to move on from what she calls "the incident" - that day in December 2005 when her husband shot and killed a man who threatened him outside their home in Georgia.
John McNeil was jailed and eventually
By LORI HINNANTAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - Police carried out raids across France on Saturday after DNA on a grenade that exploded last month at a kosher grocery store led them to a suspected jihadist cell of young Frenchmen recently converted to Islam.
The man whose DNA was identified, named
By BRIAN SKOLOFF and JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Friendly fire likely was to blame in a shooting near the Arizona-Mexico line that killed one federal agent and wounded another, the FBI said, noting the investigation was still ongoing in the case that reignited the political