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Family’s sailing trip with baby spurs debate

FILE – This undated file image provided by Sariah English shows Eric and Charlotte Kaufman with their daughters, Lyra, 1, and Cora, 3. None of the three federal agencies that helped rescue the ill 1-year-old and her family from their broken down sailboat about 900 miles off...
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Smartphone trial judge annoyed by phones in court

In this 2013 photo, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh poses for a picture, in San Francisco. Koh has become increasingly frustrated during the first few days of the trial pitting Apple against Samsung because personal Wi-Fi signals interfere with an internal network she relies on for...

Barge capsizes on Mississippi River; 2 missing

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Mississippi River barge overturned while unloading steel coils in northeast Arkansas on Tuesday, and authorities were searching for two people who fell into the water and went missing. The Coast Guard closed part of the river where it was...

Barge overturns on Mississippi River; 2 missing

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a barge capsized on the Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas and that two people who fell into the water are missing. The barge overturned Tuesday at a shipping terminal near Blytheville, which is about 60 miles north of...

Marine guard shot to death by colleague at NC base

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities at Camp Lejeune (luh-JERN’) in North Carolina say a Marine standing guard at the main gate has shot and killed another guard. A statement from the base said the shooting occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The base provost...

Arizona woman convicted in hammer killing

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman was convicted of first-degree Tuesday for bludgeoning her husband to death with a hammer in what prosecutors said was a failed bid to collect on a life insurance policy to repay about $300,000 in loans from her boyfriend. The same jury that...
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Lawsuit: Male stripper did show at NY nursing home

Attorney Howard Fensterman, representing the East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, points to a newspaper article about the nursing home during a news conference, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. in West Babylon, N.Y. The nursing home hired a male exotic dancer to perform for its...
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US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs

FILE – In this July 9, 2009 file photo Dr. Craig Rowles stands with hogs in one of his Carroll, Iowa, hog buildings. The farmer and longtime veterinarian did all he could to prevent porcine epidemic diarrhea from spreading to his farm, but despite his best efforts the...

American imprisoned in Cuba begins hunger strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years after illegally setting up Internet access on the island is on a hunger strike, according to a statement his lawyer released Tuesday. Alan Gross, 64, said he was protesting his...