Memorial service planned for Sacramento police officer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of law enforcement officials will mourn a rookie Sacramento police officer killed in what authorities described as an ambush while she responded to a domestic violen...

Witness could face perjury charge in Navy SEAL court-martial

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy SEAL who testified that it was he — not his platoon chief — who killed a wounded prisoner in Iraq may face perjury charges. The Navy said Wednesday it is revi...

Migrant: Young family ignored advice against border swim

MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — The young family from El Salvador appeared in this border city over the weekend with fear already on their faces. They went to the downtown bridge that leads...

Lawsuits: Dallas man charged in killings had more victims

DALLAS (AP) — Lawsuits allege a Dallas man already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women also killed six other elderly people, which would bring the victim total to 18. The six l...

China's overreach in Hong Kong has direct implications for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's treatment of Hong Kong has direct implications for Taiwan, according to John Pomfret, a veteran U.S. journalist and former Washington Post bureau chief in Beij...

Vermont man sentenced in girlfriend killing

BARRE, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man who killed his girlfriend in 2017 and dumped her body down a roadside embankment was sentenced Wednesday to more than 17 years in prison. Randal Gebo ...

No retrial for man freed after serving 40 years for murder

WILSON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who was once on death row for a shopkeeper's slaying won't be retried in the case that put him behind bars for more than 40 years. The prosec...

The Latest: Defense presents testimony in SEAL murder case

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Defense a...

The Latest: Texas trial over death of child moves to jury

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Dallas-area man in the death of his 3-year-old daughter (all times local): 1 p.m. A jury in Dallas has begun deliberating...

Texas man says daughter's limp body paralyzed him with fear

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas man has testified that he was paralyzed by fear when his daughter went limp after choking on milk, and he decided to dump her body in a culvert near their home. ...

Kansas abortion ruling prompts new attack on death penalty

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A recent Kansas Supreme Court ruling declaring that the state constitution protects access to abortion opened the door to a new legal attack on the death penalty. ...

A year after newsroom attack, journalists embraced by city

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Standing ovations. A surge in subscriptions. Hugs from random readers. At a time when journalists are being vilified as "the enemy of the people," staff members at the Capital Ga...

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 ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 26, the 177th day of 2019. There are 188 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 26...

Kansas man sentenced to nearly 49 years in toddler's death

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been ordered to spend nearly 49 years in prison in the fatal beating of his girlfriend's toddler who died several months after state welfare officials received re...