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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts doctoral student is trying to force the CIA to open up about how it uses jokes on social media. The CIA has been on Twitter since June 2014 when it tweeted, "We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet." It was a humorous...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the manslaughter trial of a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man. (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The father of a black man fatally shot by Tulsa police officer Betty Jo Shelby last year says that the officer got...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of robbing banks in New York City and Los Angeles has been arrested. Police say the man known as the "Coast to Coast Bandit," 50-year-old Jon Waulters, of Brooklyn, was arrested in New York Wednesday afternoon. Police say he robbed a bank in...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bill that would have let communists legally work in California government was withdrawn Wednesday after the sponsor said he learned it caused veterans and Vietnamese-Americans "distress and hurt." Assemblyman Rob Bonta, a Democrat from the San...
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man whose 98-year prison term was cut short by a judge has been detained by immigration officials just as he was set to be released. State corrections officials say Rene Lima-Marin was released to the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Over two decades, Robert Gilbeau rose through the ranks to Navy admiral and earned a chest-full of honors for his service, including a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. During that period he also partied across Southeast Asia with a gregarious Malaysian businessman...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a Nevada couple's tip was key to solving the case of two missing Idaho girls so rescuers could get them safely home. Few knew that the young school-aged sisters from Boise, Idaho, were missing along with their dad when Lester and Kathy Porter...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas police officer used a stun gun seven times and an unapproved neck hold on an unarmed man in a deadly foot chase at a casino over the weekend, authorities said Wednesday. The officer reported that he thought the man was trying to carjack a pickup...
Most doctors did not discuss the cost of cancer treatment with patients, spent less than two minutes on it when they did, and usually did so only after patients brought it up, a study that taped hundreds of visits at several large hospitals finds. Cancer patients are three times...