Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday. In...

Vegas Strip reopens after gunman surrender, fatal shooting

Las Vegas SWAT officers surround a bus along Las Vegas Boulevard, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police said the gunman in a fatal shooting on the Strip who barricaded himself inside the public bus has surrendered peacefully after shutting down the busy tourism...

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

FILE – In this Sept. 10, 2011 file photo, Carrie Fisher kisses her mother, Debbie Reynolds, as they arrive at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The mother-daughter actresses will be honored at a public memorial on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the...

The Latest: Pedestrians return to Strip after standoff ends

Las Vegas police investigate the scene of a stand-off in a bus along Las Vegas Boulevard, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police said the gunman in a fatal shooting on the Strip who barricaded himself inside a public bus has surrendered peacefully after shutting...

The Latest: Gunman in shooting on Vegas Strip surrenders

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 4 p.m. The gunman in a fatal shooting on the Las Vegas Strip who barricaded himself inside a public bus has surrendered peacefully after shutting down the busy tourism corridor for hours,...

Verdict turns page in Penn State child molestation scandal

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier walks from the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Friday, March 24, 2017. Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal...

The Latest: Official: 1 dead in shooting along Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 1:55 p.m. A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip. University Medical Center spokeswoman Danita Cohen said two people were taken to the...

London attacker had worked in Saudi Arabia teaching English

This is an undated photo released by the Metropolitan Police of Khalid Masood. Authorities identified Masood, a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London, saying he had a long criminal record and once...

Ex-CIA chief: Flynn’s firm discussed removing cleric from US

FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2017 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn sits in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Documents released in a congressional inquiry show Flynn was paid more than $33,750 by RT, Russia’s government-run television...

London attacker taught English in Saudi Arabia for 2 years

FILE- In this March 22, 2017 file photo, the attacker Khalid Masood is treated by emergency services outside the Houses of Parliament London. British Police named on Thursday March 23, 2017, Khalid Masood as The Houses of Parliament attacker. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP, File)....