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Sony hacking fallout puts all companies on alert

December 18, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic... more »»

'Prison Houdini' set to make his 1st legal escape

December 18, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Had Mark DeFriest just waited a couple of months to collect his inheritance, he never would have gone to priso. more »»

Review: Secret Service needs outsider as leader

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service is an "insular" agency that needs a new director hired from the outside, according to former government officials tasked with examining the embattled agency... more »»

Young immigrants allowed to get driver's licenses

December 18, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge cleared the way Thursday for thousands of young immigrants in Arizona who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy to get driver's licenses. more »»

Bondage 'master' convicted in plot to kill wife

December 18, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man was convicted Thursday of murder in a plot to kill his wife so he could devote himself to a life of bondage and domination in an upper-class suburb with women wh... more »»

Oklahoma prisons lawyer says he felt pressured

December 18, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A longtime lawyer for Oklahoma's prison system said Thursday that he felt pressured by the governor's and attorney general's offices to make sure executions last spring... more »»

Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack

December 18, 2014

It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. more »»

Amid scrutiny, Vegas hotelier wins gambling license

December 18, 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The nightlife mogul who opened the SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino on the Strip has won a gambling license from Nevada regulators after intense scrutiny into his past business... more »»

Thousands respond to black rhino import request

December 18, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A federal agency is sifting through thousands of comments regarding a Texas hunter's application for a permit to import the carcass of an endangered black rhinoceros that... more »»

President signs legislation ending Nazi benefit checks

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday capped a swift and forceful response to an Associated Press investigation by signing into law a measure that bars suspected Nazi war criminals... more »»

NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

December 18, 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck.

The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday. more »»

Obama waives sanctions authority despite new law

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signed legislation Thursday authorizing new sanctions on Russia but said he does not plan to impose the penalties outlined in the measure. more »»

2 defendants in meningitis outbreak case seek bail

December 18, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge is weighing whether two men at the center of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people should be freed until their criminal trials. more »»

Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack?

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. more »»

US prepared to veto UN plan for Israeli occupation

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is prepared to veto a United Nations Security Council proposal that calls for an end to Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands in 2017. more »»

'Pretty horrible' scene; car slams into crowd

December 18, 2014

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. more »»

New ties with Cuba won't change immigration rules

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the Obama administration's decision to renew diplomatic ties with Cuba won't impact immigration rules just yet. more »»

Feds sue NYC over Rikers Island jail violence

December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms at the Rikers Island jail complex and address what a Justice Department investigation found was a... more »»

Slain German teen's parents testify about ordeal

December 18, 2014

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The parents of a 17-year-old German exchange student who was shot to death by a Montana man say their dreams are broken. more »»

 
 
 

 

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