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House set to tighten controls on visa-free travel to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is preparing to tighten controls on visa-free travel to the U.S. following the Paris terror attacks.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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Shooting suspect asked for directions to clinic

DENVER (AP) — The man accused of killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado asked at least one person in a nearby shopping center for directions to the facility before opening fire, a law enforcement official said, offering the clearest suggestion yet that he was targeting the reproductive health organization.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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Largest destroyer built for Navy headed to sea for testing

BATH, Maine (AP) — The largest destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy headed out to sea for the first time Monday, departing from shipbuilder Bath Iron Works and carefully navigating the winding Kennebec River before reaching the open ocean where the ship will undergo sea trials.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 December 2015

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Homeland secretary: US to roll out new terror alert system

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will announce a new terror alert system "in the coming days," Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 December 2015

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New images show seaplane that sank in Pearl Harbor attack

HONOLULU (AP) — New images of a large U.S. Navy seaplane that sank in Hawaii waters during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor show a coral-encrusted engine and reef fish swimming in and out of a hull.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 December 2015

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Diorama depicts area before attack

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Over breakfast one morning almost a year ago, Steve Owen asked his brother-in-law, Ken MacLeod, a builder of model tanks and trains, if he would be interested in a project for the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in North Little Rock.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 December 2015

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Beijing issues 1st smog red alert, urging schools to close

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing issued its first-ever red alert for smog on Monday, urging schools to close and invoking restrictions on factories and traffic that will keep half of the city's vehicles off the roads.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 December 2015

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Police: Burglary suspect identified by name on shirt

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a suspect had his first name stenciled on a sweat shirt he wore while breaking into a western Pennsylvania taxi company where he used to work.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 December 2015

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