HONOLULU (AP) — Tropical Storm Ana is expected to deliver heavy rain and potentially destructive winds to the southern half of Hawaii's Big Island in the next couple of days, meteorologists said Thursday.
VERNON, Conn. (AP) — A task force made up of investigators from state and local police and the state attorney's office has been established to probe the disappearance of three girls from the same area of eastern Connecticut decades ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating systems, arguing that murder cases could be stalled, suspects could walk free and justice could be thwarted by a locked phone or an encrypted hard drive.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The son of Vice President Joe Biden was discharged from the U.S. Navy reserve earlier this year after testing positive for cocaine, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The sources, who were not authorized to speak on the record, said Hunter Biden tested positive for cocaine in a drug test administered in June 2013. Navy spokesman Commander Ryan Perry confirmed that Biden was discharged from the Navy reserve in February 2014 but said privacy laws prevented him from releasing any details. ...
CHICAGO (AP) — A man suspected of shooting two sheriff's deputies in suburban Chicago was arrested Thursday after residents told investigators a man fitting the suspect's description was walking on a nearby street, authorities said.
ATLANTA (AP) — An immigration judge in Atlanta denied an attorney's request to delay a hearing that fell during her six-week maternity leave and then scolded her in front of a packed courtroom when she showed up with her 4-week-old strapped to her chest and the infant began to cry, the attorney said.
By Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - A fatal accident near Los Angeles last year of a 2002 Acura sedan involved a Takata Corp air bag, the third death in the United States linked to a defective safety component made by the Japanese supplier, according to local officials and the automaker. Devin Xu, 47, died in an accident in the parking lot of a bank in the commercial part of Alhambra in September 2013 even though he was wearing his seat belt, and the Los Angeles County Coroner's Department report cited "apparent facial trauma due to foreign object inside air bag. ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy resigned as head of the nation's second-largest school system after failing to overcome technological problems, clashing with the teachers union and losing allies on the school board.