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Spokeswoman: Indiana teen pilot dies in crash

In this Thursday, June 19, 2014 photo, Babar Suleman and son Haris Suleman, 17, stand next to their plane at an airport in Greenwood, Ind. before taking off for an around-the-world flight. On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, a single-engine plane with two aboard crashed in waters off...
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Man linked to gun said ‘bomber’ was best friend

This combination made with Nov. 21, 2013 Massachusetts Bay Transit Police booking photos released Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by the Dorchester District Court in Boston shows Stephen Sergio Silva, after he was arrested and charged with selling marijuana at a Boston train station....
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Fire season in West expected to get more intense

On Monday July 21, 2014, Jake Hixon, center and Kathy Harding look for family heirlooms they may have been spared at a relatives house after the fire that swept through Pateros, Wash., last Thursday. (AP PHOTO/WENATCHEE WORLD, MIKE BONNICKSEN) On Monday July 21, 2014, Jake Hixon,...
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Fire season in West expected to get more intense

On Monday July 21, 2014, Jake Hixon, center and Kathy Harding look for family heirlooms they may have been spared at a relatives house after the fire that swept through Pateros, Wash., last Thursday. (AP PHOTO/WENATCHEE WORLD, MIKE BONNICKSEN) On Monday July 21, 2014, Jake Hixon,...
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Porch shooter’s lawyer says he feared for his life

Theodore Wafer waits for the start of his trial at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Detroit. Wafer is charged with murder in the shooting of a young unarmed woman on his porch. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Theodore Wafer waits for the start of his trial...

Nazi war suspect, 89, dies as extradition OK’d

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect died in custody hours before a U.S. ruling Wednesday that he should be extradited to Germany to face trial. Johann Breyer died Tuesday night at a Philadelphia hospital, where he had been transferred Saturday after...
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Arizona high court allows execution to proceed

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood. The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 denied a final, last-ditch appeal from Wood, who is seeking a reprieve from execution. (AP Photo/Arizona...

Man linked to gun said ‘bomber’ was best friend

BOSTON (AP) — A man linked to a gun used to kill a university police officer days after the Boston Marathon bombing allegedly told police he smoked marijuana every day because, in his words, “my best friend was the bomber.” Stephen Silva was arrested Monday on...
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Porch shooter’s lawyer says he feared for his life

Theodore Wafer waits for the start of his trial at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Detroit. Wafer is charged with murder in the shooting of a young unarmed woman on his porch. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Theodore Wafer waits for the start of his trial...

Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday. Michael Farrell was head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab since 2009. He submitted his resignation...