- Chief of staff: George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized but the 92-year-old is "fine" and expected to go home in a few days, his chief of staff told area media early Wednesday.
- Prosecutor: Orlando gunman's widow knew about the attack
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman knew about the attack ahead of time and then hindered the criminal investigation when she lied to FBI agents after the shooting, prosecutors said during a brief court appearance a day after her arrest in California.
- Denver starts work on allowing pot in public, a first in US
DENVER (AP) — Denver is starting work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries.
- For driverless cars, a moral dilemma: Who lives or dies?
BOSTON (AP) — Imagine you're behind the wheel when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you're confronted with an impossible choice: veer right and mow down a large group of elderly people, or veer left into a woman pushing a stroller.
- Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather days
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather.
- Suspect in Florida officer's killing captured after manhunt
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police say a man wanted in the fatal shootings of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando police officer was wearing body armor and had two handguns when he was arrested at an abandoned house.
- A half-century later, questions cloud Boston Strangler case
BOSTON (AP) — Fifty years ago Wednesday, a factory worker who claimed he was the notorious Boston Strangler was sentenced to prison.
- Janet Napolitano in hospital over side effect of cancer care
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system said.
- Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if she experiences emotional distress later.
- States argue in court for more say over endangered species
DENVER (AP) — A battle over how to save endangered wolves in the Southwest moves to a federal appeals court Wednesday as judges hear arguments on whether states can block the federal government from reintroducing wildlife within their borders.