US fighter jet crashes in Death Valley, injures 7 visitors

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Death Valley National Park, injuring seven people who were at a scenic overlook where aviation enthusiasts routinely watch military pilo...

Chinese billionaire indicted in US aluminum dumping scheme

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Chinese billionaire has been charged in Los Angeles in a complex scheme to avoid $1.8 billion in aluminum tariffs. U.S. prosecutors said Wednesday that Zhongtian...

Acquitted Navy SEAL thanks Fox News, Trump for their support

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The decorated Navy SEAL who was acquitted of murder in the killing of a wounded Islamic State captive in Iraq thanked Fox News, President Donald Trump and two congressmen for their su...

Jury to decide SEAL's punishment for posing with corpse

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The same military jurors who acquitted a decorated Navy SEAL of murder in the killing of a wounded Islamic State captive under his care in Iraq in 2017 will return to court Wednesday ...

Defense to present testimony in Navy SEAL murder case

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense lawyers planned to go on the offensive Wednesday in the murder trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing a wounded young Islamic State prisoner in Iraq and shooting ...

Defense to question investigator in case against Navy SEAL

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes are expected to grill the lead investigator in the case Tuesday as they try to paint a picture of an upstanding war h...

Key witness in Navy SEAL case stuns court by taking blame

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When a special forces medic was called to testify in the case of a Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an Islamic State fighter in his care, prosecutors expected the medic to bolster their ...

Witness: Navy SEAL called dead prisoner an 'ISIS dirtbag'

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A decorated Navy SEAL suddenly plunged a knife into the neck of a wounded young Islamic State prisoner, killing him, and later scoffed that he was "just an ISIS dirtbag," former comra...

Was dead militant war casualty or Navy SEAL's murder victim?

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The photo shows a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other hand. It will be up to a s...

Jurors picked for Navy SEAL's murder, war crimes trial

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A seven-man jury was selected Tuesday to decide the fate of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing a teenage Islamic State prisoner under his care in Iraq and other war crimes. ...

Judge refuses to toss war crimes case over misconduct claims

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge on Friday refused to dismiss the murder case of a decorated Navy SEAL, but found the prosecution's meddling in defense lawyer emails troubling enough to reduce the ma...

Judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL war crimes case

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge has removed the lead prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Defense attorney Tim Parlatore says Capt. A...

California says coffee does not pose significant cancer risk

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has officially concluded coffee does not pose a "significant" cancer risk. State regulators gave final approval Monday to a rule that means coffee won't...

Lawyers for freed Navy SEAL want war crime case dismissed

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner will try again to have the case dismissed after their client was unexpectedly freed...

Military judge frees Navy SEAL in advance of murder trial

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed Thursday from custody after a military judge cited interference by prosecutors. ...