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Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Wit…

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Navy secretary: Cost for newest ship will decline

Navy secretary: Cost for newest ship will decline

ABOARD USS INDEPENDENCE (AP) — Operating costs for the U.S. Navy's newest ships will decline and "become more normal" over time, Navy Secretar…

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Doctor: Patient killed caseworker before gunfight

Doctor: Patient killed caseworker before gunfight

DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A doctor told police that a patient fatally shot a caseworker at their hospital complex before the doctor pulled out his own…

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Man says he shot burglar who said she was pregnant

Man says he shot burglar who said she was pregnant

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despi…

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As inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

As inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office,…

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White House: Obama offers Netherlands condolences

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte (RUH'-tuh) are in agreement that Russia is still working to…

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US weighs refugee status for Central American kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering creating a pilot program giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part…

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2 women guilty in California nightclub beating

2 women guilty in California nightclub beating

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Two women were convicted Thursday of kicking a third woman to death during a fight outside a Santa Ana nightclub.

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Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport a…

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Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.

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House panel clears way for vote on Obama lawsuit

House panel clears way for vote on Obama lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-yea…

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Aviation officials to meet on plane shot down

WASHINGTON (AP) — An aviation official says global aviation leaders will meet in Montreal next week to initiate discussions on a plan to addre…

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War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required…

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Cuban hijacker appeals 20-year US prison sentence

MIAMI (AP) — An American who hijacked a jetliner to Cuba decades ago is appealing the 20-year prison sentence he received after pleading guilt…

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Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

MIAMI (AP) — Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448…

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10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

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Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded

Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded

DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch immediately suggested to police it was an accident and that he …

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Alaska vintage tourist train to resume Friday

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A vintage rail company that transports hundreds of thousands of tourists a year along the route of the historic Klond…

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Texas prosecutor seeks to clear convicted rapist

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas man who said he pleaded guilty to a 1990 rape because his attorney advised him to avoid trial may soon be exonerated, t…

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States where immigrant children are released

States with established Central American immigrant communities have received the most unaccompanied children released to sponsors this year af…

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