Under the proposal, Baltimore would invest in fitness initiatives, community centers, pools and athletic complexes, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said in a statement. Rawlings-Blake said the City Council should hold a hearing on their sale. Baltimore was hit by rioting and looting in April sparked by the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of an injury suffered in police custody.
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man who vanished while officials searched for his missing infant daughter stole a car at gunpoint and later died in a shootout with deputies, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama heralded a historic nuclear agreement with Iran Tuesday as an opportunity for the longtime foes to move in a "new direction," while sharply warning Congress that it would be irresponsible to block the accord.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taiwan is pledging $1 million to help build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington as the project organizers begin a fundraising campaign to complete the monument.
David Zink, 55, is scheduled to die by lethal injection after 6 p.m. CDT (1900 ET) at a state prison for the murder of Amanda Morton of Strafford, Missouri. Lawyers for Zink have filed a flurry of appeals seeking to halt the execution, including claims that Missouri officials will be violating federal law by using compounded pentobarbital in the execution. Zink is the named plaintiff in a lawsuit brought by a group of death row inmates in Missouri against state officials alleging its lethal-injection protocol is unconstitutional and creates a substantial risk of severe pain.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's beleaguered spy agency has acknowledged exploring the purchase of technologies to intercept communications on the popular Kakao Talk smartphone chatting service, but maintains it only intended to strengthen its monitoring of rival North Korean agents, not South Koreans, lawmakers said Tuesday.