- Mother-son bond over guns links Oregon, Connecticut slayings
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The deadly shooting last week at an Oregon community college has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 pupils and six adult staff members in 2012.
- Did US strike on Afghan clinic exceed combat authority?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly U.S. attack on a hospital in Afghanistan, which U.S. officials have called a "mistake," leaves open the possibility that the decision to open fire exceeded the authority under which American forces have operated since their combat mission ended nearly a year ago, officials say.
- The Latest: Work on DNA repair wins Nobel chemistry prize
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):
- As Clinton campaigns, complications with her old boss arise
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama seemed to call Hillary Rodham Clinton's idea of a no-fly zone in Syria "half-baked." Clinton described the president's immigration strategy as "harsh and aggressive." And as Obama tries to rally Democrats around the chief economic proposal of his second term, the party's presidential front-runner stayed conspicuously silent.
- Palestinian shot after stabbing Israeli in Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian woman stabbed an Israeli man who then shot and wounded her in Jerusalem's Old City on Wednesday after some of the tight security measures imposed following a series of deadly Palestinian attacks were lifted, police said.
- Thousands of drug inmates approved for early prison release
WASHINGTON (AP) — Drug criminals once described by prosecutors as unrepentant repeat offenders are among those poised to benefit from new sentencing guidelines that are shrinking punishments for thousands of federal prisoners, according to an Associated Press review of court records.
CHICAGO (AP) — Everyone expected some zaniness when Joe Maddon came to town.