Key suspect says he won't testify at Litvinenko inquiry

Jul 28, 2015

Key suspect says he won't testify at Litvinenko inquiry

A British judge investigating the death of former Russian security agent Alexander Litvinenko accused a key suspect Monday of manipulating the inquiry by agreeing to testify, then refusing at the last minute. Russian businessman Dmitry Kovtun had been due to appear at judge Robert ...

Jul 25, 2015

Pentagon asks armed 'citizen guards' at recruitment centers to stand down

The Pentagon on Friday asked that concerned armed citizens not stand guard at military recruiting offices, saying it can handle security after a shooting rampage. Prompted by shootings at military facilities around the U.S., Americans have started showing up at military recruiting offices to ...

Gunman in Louisiana theater rampage had history of mental illness

Jul 25, 2015

Gunman in Louisiana theater rampage had history of mental illness

A 59-year-old man once hospitalized for psychiatric care was identified by authorities on Friday as the gunman who fatally shot two people in a rampage at a central Louisiana movie theater before killing himself as police closed in. John Russell Houser, who bore a ...

Maine man admits deadly shooting rampage, woman's kidnapping

Jul 21, 2015

Maine man admits deadly shooting rampage, woman's kidnapping

A gunman charged with killing two men in separate shootings and kidnapping a woman who had managed to escape from him confessed to the killings, police said in an affidavit made public Monday. Anthony Lord appeared before a judge via video from jail. The ...

Shooting took normally quiet Chattanooga by surprise

Jul 20, 2015

Shooting took normally quiet Chattanooga by surprise

A single “pop” cut through the quiet morning. Those who heard it had a moment to ponder the noise. On this ordinary Thursday, some thought a car had backfired, or maybe a tire had blown. Sgt. 1st Class Robert Dodge looked up from his ...

Jul 19, 2015

Exhibits to showcase 1945 vivisections of U.S. POWs

The last surviving witness of wartime incidents in which eight U.S. prisoners of war died after receiving experimental operations including vivisection is to put on display documents relating to the period. Toshio Tono, 89, a doctor, was a young trainee at the time, at ...