A container ship crew on Monday rescued three men who were stranded in a sailboat off the Hawaiian islands for about 24 hours as Hurricane Julio battered their vessel with giant waves and high winds that ...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The nation's highest military court has agreed to review the evidence used to convict a Kansas airman of aggravated assault for exposing multiple sex partners to HIV at swinger parties in Wichita, an appeal the defense contends could potentially remap HIV testing and prosecution in the U.S. military.
A container ship's crew was working on Monday to rescue three people aboard a disabled sailboat that took on water when it got caught in Hurricane Julio and encountered 30-foot waves hundreds of miles from Hawaii, a U.S. Coast Guard official said. The crew of the cargo vessel Manukai was trying to help the three people on the 42-foot sailboat get onto a life raft, said a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman, Petty Officer Melissa McKenzie. This follows previous rescue attempts that failed because of rough weather in the area about 415 miles northeast of the Hawaiian island of Oahu, McKenzie said. The crew of the sailboat, which is named the Walkabout, sent out a distress signal on Sunday morning as Hurricane Julio moved across the Pacific Ocean near the Hawaiian archipelago, according to the Coast Guard.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The wealthy businessman who lavished former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife with thousands of dollars in gifts and loans said repeatedly that the couple supported his company and its signature product, former state Attorney General Jerry Kilgore testified Monday.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Tensions were high Monday in parts of suburban St. Louis after the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man led to overnight looting, vandalism and dozens of arrests. A closer look at the community of Ferguson, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed: