FBI might have way to unlock attacker’s iPhone without Apple

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A much-anticipated court hearing on the federal government’s effort to force Apple Inc. to unlock the iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino terror attack was abruptly vacated Monday after the FBI revealed it may have a way to...

APNewsBreak: Worker claims retaliation over asbestos report

AP Photo/BECKY BOHRER CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A maintenance worker in Yellowstone National Park said a park concession company retaliated against him after he reported that he and five other employees were exposed to asbestos at a more than century-old lodge. Jon Kline told...

Johns Hopkins researchers find flaw in iMessage encryption

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez NEW YORK (AP) — Much has been made of both the benefits and dangers that come with strong encryption, especially the methods used by Apple to secure its devices. But new research shows that Apple’s security isn’t as impenetrable as...

Lin, Hornets erase 23-point deficit, beat Spurs 91-88

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeremy Lin scored 15 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, and the Charlotte Hornets overcame a 23-point deficit to snap the San Antonio Spurs’ six-game winning streak with a 91-88 victory Monday night. Lin was 11 of 18 from the field and hit...

Bundy Son Pleads Not Guilty; Detained Pending Standoff Trial

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A son of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy pleaded not guilty Monday in U.S. District Court, and was ordered to remain in federal custody ahead of trial on charges stemming from an armed confrontation with government agents in April 2014. A magistrate judge told Mel...

Dempsey To Play For US At World Cup Qualifying In Guatemala

MIAMI (AP) — Clint Dempsey is expected to play his first game with the U.S. in nine months when the national team plays a World Cup qualifying match Friday in Guatemala. The 33-year-old Dempsey was left off the USA roster for two qualifying matches in November. Coach Jurgen...

LeBron’s triple-double leads Cavaliers to division title

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 33 points and recorded his 41st career triple-double as the Cleveland Cavaliers clinched their second straight Central Division title with a 124-91 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. James added 11 rebounds and 11 assists...

Donald Trump offers new insight into foreign policy posture

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting doubts about the depth of his knowledge of world affairs, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump delivered a sober speech to a pro-Israel crowd on Monday and outlined for the first time the team of foreign policy thinkers advising...

Case settled against NY woman who spent years in solitary

AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews NEW YORK (AP) — A judge brokered a last-minute deal on Monday to dismiss criminal charges against a woman for jailhouse confrontations with guards during the three years she spent awaiting trial on Rikers Island, much of it in solitary confinement,...

‘Grim Sleeper’ lawyer targets DNA after courtroom outburst

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The attorney for a man charged with killing nine women and a 15-year-old girl in the “Grim Sleeper” trial in Los Angeles repeatedly shouted at the judge in the case Monday and refused to proceed. Defense attorney Seymour Amster and the lead...