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Prosecutor: No indictment in Sandra Bland jail death

A grand jury decided on Monday that no felony crime was committed by the sheriff's office or jailers in the treatment of a black woman who died in a Southeast Texas county jail last summer. But prosecutor ...
Dec 22, 2015 |

SpaceX launches rocket 6 months after accident, then lands

SpaceX sent a Falcon rocket soaring toward orbit Monday night with 11 small satellites, its first mission since an accident last summer. Then in an even more astounding feat, it landed the 15-story leftover ...
Dec 22, 2015 |

Oregon woman held in Las Vegas Strip sidewalk rampage drove with license suspended

By Alexia Shurmur LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - An Oregon woman who killed one woman and injured at least 35 pedestrians when she plowed her car into crowds on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk on Sunday evening was driving with her license suspended, authorities said on Monday. Lakeisha N. Holloway, 24, who was homeless and living in her sedan with her toddler,...
Dec 22, 2015 |

New trial for Baltimore officer in Freddie Gray death set for June

By Donna Owens BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A Baltimore police officer will face retrial on a manslaughter charge over the death of black detainee Freddie Gray starting on June 13, a Maryland judge ruled on Monday, after the officer's first trial ended in a deadlocked jury. Judge Barry Williams set the trial date after meeting prosecutors and defense...
Dec 22, 2015 |

Police say deadly crash in Las Vegas was intentional

A woman intentionally swerved her car into a crowd two or three times, officials say.
Dec 21, 2015 |

Driver plows onto Las Vegas Strip sidewalk, killing one; dozens hurt

By David Becker LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - One person was killed and dozens injured on Sunday night when a woman deliberately drove her car onto a crowded sidewalk on the Las Vegas Strip, police said, near the hotel where the Miss Universe beauty pageant was being held. The woman, who had a 3-year-old in the car with her, was taken into custody and was...
Dec 21, 2015 |

Homeless in Los Angeles brace for El Nino rainstorms

By Lucy Nicholson LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As Los Angeles grapples with a huge homelessness problem, El Nino weather patterns are likely to bring torrential downpours in coming months and add to the misery of the thousands of people who sleep on the city's streets. Los Angeles' homeless population is estimated at about 44,000, with many of...
Dec 21, 2015 |

Hillary Clinton criticized over ISIS comments, Trump video claim

Republican presidential candidates are blasting Hillary Clinton over the Democratic frontrunner’s assertion that the United States is “finally where we need to be” in the fight against the ISIS — and her unsubstantiated claim that the terror group is using a video of Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric as a recruiting tool.
Dec 21, 2015 |

Miss Universe mistake crowns Colombia before Philippines

The Miss Universe contestant from the Philippines is this year's winner but for one brief moment Sunday evening, it appeared as if it might be a repeat win for Colombia.
Dec 21, 2015 |

Bernie Sanders calls Donald Trump ‘a pathological liar’

Donald Trump accused Bernie Sanders of lying about him during Saturday’s Democratic debate in New Hampshire. Sanders’ response? Trump is “pathological.”
Dec 21, 2015 |

9 moments that mattered in the Democratic debate

At the final Democratic presidential primary debate of the year, tensions boiled over gun control, how to combat terrorism and the controversy that dominated the past 48 hours.
Dec 20, 2015 |

Fact check: Glossed-over realities in the Dem debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the latest Democratic presidential debate, oversimplification struck again.
Dec 20, 2015 |

6 Air France passengers questioned over suspicious device

The latest developments on an Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris that was diverted to Kenya after a suspected bomb was found on it. 5:50 p.m. The CEO of Air France says a device discovered in the ...
Dec 20, 2015 |

California shooter's spouse visa approved despite questions, lawmaker says

United States immigration officials failed to obtain required proof from San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik that she had met her U.S. citizen fiancé in person, but granted her a spousal visa anyway, a Republican congressman said on Saturday. The new questions over the granting of the visa to Malik, raised by Congressman Bob Goodlatte of...
Dec 20, 2015 |

Democratic data breach fight set to spill onto N.H. debate stage

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A dispute over a data breach has dominated the news cycle in the days leading up to tonight’s Democratic presidential debate here and the fight seems likely to continue on the stage at Saint Anselm College.
Dec 20, 2015 |

Obama meets with San Bernardino victims' families

By Julia Edwards SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama met with the families of most of the San Bernardino shooting victims on Friday for nearly three hours, and said he was moved by their emphasis on tolerance following the Dec. 2 attacks. "As difficult as this time is for them and for the entire community, they also...
Dec 19, 2015 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More