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Obama says beheading videos won't intimidate US

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and will build a coalition to "degrade and destroy" the group.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

PHOENIX (AP) — An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Photo hacking rekindles digital privacy worries

As the celebrity photo-hacking scandal has made clear, privacy isn't what it used to be.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast fishing ground declared an economic disaster area by the federal government just 14 years ago.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Los Angeles jury convicts man of 3 serial murders

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who authorities believe strangled dozens of women as he moved from place to place around the country was convicted Tuesday of three 1980s murders in Los Angeles.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3½ years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014

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Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square

WASHINGTON (AP) — The summer-long trial of four Blackwater security guards in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqis has been a grim retelling of lives snuffed out and the daily life-and-death decisions amid the chaos of war.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014

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