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Court skeptical of anti-chemical weapons law use

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — An illicit love triangle that ended with a woman poisoning her pregnant rival spawned a debate over chemical weapons, international relations, federalism and chocolate at the Supreme Court Tuesday, with justices left trying to make sense of how a jealous wife ended up being prosecuted for violating an international chemical weapons treaty.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013

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Authorities: Suspect in NJ mall shooting is dead

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A 20-year-old man intent on dying fired multiple shots inside New Jersey's largest shopping mall, trapping hundreds of customers and employees for hours as police scoured stores for the shooter, who was found dead early Tuesday of a self-inflicted wound, authorities said. There were no other injuries.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013

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Local, not US, issues at play in Tuesday voting

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Big judgments about the direction of the country will have to wait on this Election Day as voters around the country express opinions on a couple of governors' races, several mayoral races and a host of local issues.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013

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Obama's simple promises vex complex health rollout

WASHINGTON (AP) — It sounded so simple. Too simple, it turns out.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013

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Senate moves ahead on gay rights bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is moving forward on the first major bill barring workplace discrimination against gays in nearly two decades as Americans' shifting views about homosexuality have significantly changed the political dynamic.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013

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Aid needs of Syrians spike as diplomats meet

GENEVA (AP) — As diplomats assessed prospects of bringing Syria's warring sides around the negotiating table, the United Nations said Tuesday that 40 percent of all Syrians are now in need in need of humanitarian aid.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013

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Germany: huge art hoard includes unknown Chagall

 

AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — A hoard of more than 1,400 artworks found by tax investigators in a German apartment includes a previously unknown piece by Marc Chagall and works by some of the masters of the 20th century, authorities said Tuesday. Some of the works are believed to have been missing since they were seized by the Nazis.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013

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LAX suspect remains heavily sedated, under guard

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man accused of opening fire at Los Angeles International Airport, shooting employees and terrorizing travelers, accomplished two of his goals, according to authorities: kill a Transportation Security Administration officer and show how easy it is to get a gun into an airport.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 November 2013

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