PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An epileptic Rhode Island man whose doctor told him not to drive was sentenced Thursday to five years of probation for fatally striking a Navy base police detective with a truck.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says a Taliban dispute over who will succeed their late leader Mullah Mohammad Omar would not prevent peace talks with Afghanistan's government from resuming "in the next couple of weeks."
NEW YORK (AP) — A man was arrested Thursday on charges he tried to help the Islamic State group, using Twitter to espouse support for the terrorist organization while attempting multiple failed trips to join fighters in Syria and Yemen.
A new search warrant was executed Thursday at the headquarters office of Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who was charged more than a month ago with leaking secret investigative information to a newspaper reporter and then lying about it.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. spokesman says a record 154 heads of state or government are expected to attend the gathering this month that begins the day of Pope Francis' first-ever address to the General Assembly.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A driver who sped away from deputies after hitting one officer with his pickup truck also struck and killed a motorcyclist while driving the wrong way on a highway Thursday, Greenville County Sheriff Steve Loftis said.