Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal spine injury

Published Apr. 21 2015 @ 3:23am

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest. Six officers have been suspended, but investigators say they still don't know how it happene

U.S. warship heads to Yemeni waters; could block Iran weapons

Published Apr. 21 2015

WASHINGTON -- In a stepped-up response to Iranian backing of Shiite rebels in Yemen, the Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore...

Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants

Published Apr. 21 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities...

Amid GOP criticism, Clinton defends family foundation

Published Apr. 21 2015

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton has found herself on the defensive during her first presidential campaign visit to...

Bush preparing to delegate many campaign tasks to super PAC

Published Apr. 21 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Jeb Bush is preparing to embark on an experiment in presidential politics: delegating many of...

Agency proposes lifting protections for most humpback whales

Published Apr. 21 2015

HONOLULU (AP) - The humpback whale became the unofficial symbol for the conservation movement in the last century.

Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift

Published Apr. 21 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) - It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses...

S. Carolina paper's domestic killings series wins Pulitzer

Published Apr. 21 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - It was a list no state wanted to top. And when South Carolina was ranked as...

Questions, answers about police officers who confuse weapons

Published Apr. 21 2015

Robert Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he accidentally...

Man stabbed multiple times Monday night in Chattanooga

Published Apr. 21 2015

Chattanooga police responded to a stabbing at 830 Dodson Ave. about 10:20 p.m., according to a news release.

Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women's race

Published Apr. 21 2015

BOSTON -- Lelisa Desisa ran through the rain to earn a second Boston Marathon victory and his first chance to...

100-carat diamond could bring $25 million at auction

Published Apr. 20 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald-cut could fetch up to $25 million at a...

Mother of Ukraine pilot jailed in Russia seeks global help

Published Apr. 20 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking...

Wife of ex-Virginia governor: Corruption trial was unfair

Published Apr. 20 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's legal team said in court filings Monday that her convictions...

Willie Nelson becomes latest celebrity in marijuana business

Published Apr. 20 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Country music star Willie Nelson announced plans Monday to roll out his own brand of marijuana, capitalizing...

Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products

Published Apr. 20 2015

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) - Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on...

Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested

Published Apr. 20 2015

CATANIA, Sicily -- Prosecutors said Tuesday that they arrested the captain and a crew member of the boat in which...

$134 million proposed for 10 BP-funded oil spill recovery projects

Published Apr. 20 2015

JACKSON, Miss. -- State and federal officials overseeing $1 billion provided by BP PLC to spur recovery from the 2010...

Boston Marathon bombing trial enters penalty phase amid life or death debate

Published Apr. 20 2015

BOSTON (AP) - The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors,...

Family spokesman: Alabama woman left to join Islamic State in Syria

Published Apr. 20 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A spokesman for a Muslim couple in Alabama says their 20-year-old daughter fled a Birmingham suburb to...