The United States marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks against a troubling backdrop. The ceremonies came just hours after President Barack Obama told the country he is authorizing stepped-up airstrikes in Iraq and Syria against Islamic State extremists.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 40-year-old driver who police said seemed proud and excited about his actions is accused of intentionally driving a pickup truck through the glass doors of the Stratosphere casino on the Las Vegas Strip, according to an arrest report made public Thursday.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Two more people have come forward to say they were assaulted as children by a retired Michigan police sergeant charged with sexual misconduct when he worked at the Flint Police Department in the 1990s, police said.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Canada lynx gained federal protections in New Mexico on Thursday, but U.S. wildlife officials again declined to designate critical habitat for the elusive animal in the Southern Rockies, parts of New England and other areas considered non-essential to their survival.
HOLLY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Thirteen military veterans whose remains went unclaimed at a Detroit morgue were finally laid to rest Thursday in side-by-side plots after a 60-mile procession in which state troopers on motorcycle accompanied the 13 hearses to the cemetery.