PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fugitive wanted in the kidnapping and torture of two women in suburban Portland nearly a quarter century ago was arrested at a hotel in Mexico, where he had been working and living under an assumed name.
A Baltimore judge on Tuesday set trial dates, the first beginning in November, for six police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury suffered in police custody, an event that triggered protests, arson and rioting. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams scheduled individual trials with start dates ranging from Nov. 30 to March 9 for the officers accused in the death of Freddie Gray in April. Gray, 25, died from a spinal injury suffered in the back of a police van following an arrest, leading to protests and a day of rioting in the largely black city.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge on Tuesday blocked an order issued by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to cut off federal money going to Planned Parenthood in the state after the release of secretly recorded videos by a California anti-abortion group.
By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. intelligence official on Tuesday said he was skeptical that a new cyber U.S.-China cyber agreement would slow a growing torrent of cyber attacks on U.S. computer networks, and said his approach will be to "trust but verify." Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the Senate Armed Services Committee the agreement did not include specific penalties for violations, but the U.S. government could use economic sanctions and other tools to respond if needed. Clapper and other officials said they viewed last week's cyber agreement between China and the United States on curb economic cyber espionage as a "good first step," but that it was unclear how effective the pact would be.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A skier and BASE jumper who regularly appeared on an MTV show about extreme sports was killed after crashing into a tree during a skydiving stunt at a Northern California golf course, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama praised the U.S. Secret Service for their work over the past week, which included visits to the White House by Pope Francis and Chinese President Xi as well as the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has temporarily renewed authorization for the Federal Aviation Administration while lawmakers consider whether to take responsibility for air traffic control from the government and place it under the direction of a nonprofit corporation.