CIA lawyer at center of computer snooping clash
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top CIA lawyer accused by the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee of trying to intimidate the panel over its investigation into secret prisons and brutal interrogations of terrorism suspects was himself involved in the controversial programs, cited more than 1,600 times in the Senate's unpublished investigative report, according to the panel's chairwoman, Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
Last transmission from missing plane was routine
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The last message from the cockpit of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight was routine. "All right, good night," was the signoff transmitted to air traffic controllers five days ago.
Malaysian response to missing plane under scrutiny
Malaysian officials on Wednesday defended their handling of the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Here are some discrepancies in statements they have made since the plane disappeared early Saturday with 239 people on board:
2 NYC buildings collapse, 2 dead, others missing
NEW YORK (AP) — A gas leak triggered a thunderous explosion that flattened two East Harlem apartment buildings Wednesday, killing at least two people, injuring more than 20 and leaving more than a dozen others missing. One tenant said residents had complained repeatedly in recent weeks about "unbearable" gas smells.
AP PHOTOS: Deadly blast levels 2 Harlem buildings
Smoke billowed into the air, debris was hurled onto elevated railroad tracks and windows were shattered a block away when an explosion leveled two apartment buildings in East Harlem on Wednesday.
Braves sign RHP Ervin Santana to bolster rotation
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The Atlanta Braves agreed Wednesday on a $14.1 million, one-year contract with Ervin Santana, bolstering their injury plagued starting rotation.
Kobe Bryant won't be coming back this season
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Kobe Bryant won't be back on the court for the Los Angeles Lakers this season.
AP Source: Broncos, DeMarcus Ware agree to deal
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos kept their free agency focus on defense as they agreed to a three-year deal with pass rusher DeMarcus Ware, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Martin on familiar ground with 49ers' Jim Harbaugh
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While there were doubts whether any team would give Jonathan Martin another chance, the NFL coach who knows him best considered it an easy call.
Carmelo: Jackson 'coming on board' with Knicks
Carmelo Anthony said Wednesday that he has heard Phil Jackson will be "coming on board" with the New York Knicks, the strongest indication yet that the 11-time NBA champion coach will soon be taking over the team's basketball operations.