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State police use shotguns to deflate wayward military blimp

MUNCY, Pa. (AP) — State police used shotguns Thursday to deflate a wayward military surveillance blimp that broke loose in Maryland and floated for hours before coming down into trees in the Pennsylvania countryside.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 October 2015

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Migrant tragedy in Greek seas shows dangers as winter nears

 

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Dead migrants float belly-up, stripped of their clothing by churning seas. On shore, wailing women search for loved ones among the shivering, wide-eyed survivors. A rescuer tries to revive a toddler who lies unconscious in her sodden striped sweater.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Show me your hands, or moves, dancing officer says to teens

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Show me your hands, or your dance moves.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 October 2015

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AP Exclusive: 17 seconds of terror in gov't office shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department missed clear warning signs of a disgruntled federal agent's descent toward violence and could have intervened before he started a deadly gun battle inside a government office building in southern California, according to a confidential, internal investigation obtained exclusively by The Associated Press.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 October 2015

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Nonprofits becoming more comfortable accepting pot donations

DENVER (AP) — One marijuana business hosts an annual golf tournament in Denver to raise money for multiple sclerosis research. Another Colorado pot company donates to a gay-rights advocacy group and is a sponsor of an AIDS walk.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 October 2015

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Does response to school cop video show law enforcement rift?

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When FBI Director James Comey told a national gathering of law enforcement leaders that cops might be easing up for fear of being caught on camera, the conference attendees included a South Carolina sheriff whose deputy was about to star in the nation's next viral police video.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 October 2015

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At heart of Syria talks, what to do about Assad

VIENNA (AP) — The success or failure of the Syrian peace talks this week is tied to the fate of one man who's not even at the table: President Bashar Assad.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 October 2015

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Jet engine catches fire at airport in Florida; some injuries

DANIA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A jet plane's engine caught fire Thursday as it prepared for takeoff, and passengers had to quickly evacuate using emergency slides, officials said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 October 2015

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