Military kids sexually abused hundreds of times each year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cpl. Aaron C. Masa became fast friends with a fellow Marine during field training in North Carolina. But behind his buddy’s back, Masa was sexually abusing his friend’s 3-year-old stepdaughter. He also took sexually explicit photos of the girl...

ICYMI in NFL’s Week 17: Is Peyton Manning Denver’s QB again?

AP Photo/David Zalubowski All it took was five turnovers and a paucity of points for Peyton Manning to go from being on the bench to playing quarterback again for the Denver Broncos. Now the question becomes: Will Manning or Brock Osweiler start in the playoffs? Coach Gary Kubiak...

Purple Reign again: Vikings beat Packers, take NFC North

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The joy that Adrian Peterson felt following the Minnesota Vikings’ victory over the Green Bay Packers to win the NFC North overshadowed the tightness that the NFL’s leading rusher felt in his lower back. The injury knocked Peterson out for...

The Latest: Iran official says Saudis increasing tensions

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest developments after Saudi Arabia severs diplomatic ties with Iran following the execution of a prominent opposition Shiite cleric and attacks on its diplomatic posts in the Islamic Republic. (All times local.) 11:50 a.m. An Iranian official has...

Fronting an armed deity, Charlie Hebdo declares itself alive

PARIS (AP) — The satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, whose staff was decimated by Islamic extremists on Jan. 7, 2015, is running a special edition this week with a bloody God armed with a Kalashnikov on the cover and the headline: “The murderer is still at...

Browns Don’t Know If Manziel Made Trip To Vegas

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are searching for a new coach, general manager — and Johnny Manziel. His weekend itinerary remains a mystery. The team doesn’t seem to know whether their polarizing second-year quarterback, who sustained a concussion last week in Kansas City,...

At least 2 gunmen still holed up at Indian air force base

PATHANKOT, India (AP) — At least two gunmen were holed up in a two-story building on an Indian air force base near the Pakistan border and exchanging gunfire with troops Monday, more than two days after they and several others attacked the heavily fortified compound,...

30th arrest: Transit impostor says he needs help not prison

NEW YORK (AP) — Darius McCollum’s addiction isn’t for booze and pills – it’s for buses and trains. The New York transit impostor who first commandeered a train at age 15 has been arrested 30 times over the years for transit-related crimes. Most...

California grants rare look inside largest death row

AP Photo/Ben Margot SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — With executions on hold in California and a death penalty appeals process that can take years, many inmates on the nation’s largest death row say they spend little time worrying about the lethal injection that may one day...

California grants rare look inside largest death row

AP Photo/Ben Margot SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — With executions on hold in California and a death penalty appeals process that can take years, many inmates on the nation’s largest death row say they spend little time worrying about the lethal injection that may one day...