Paul Elias, Associated Press | Posted Apr 29th - 2:50pm
San Francisco's police chief said Friday that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority suspects.
A federal judge has sentenced a U.S. Navy commander to 78 months in prison for providing classified ship schedules in exchange for the services of a prostitute, theater tickets and other gifts from a Malaysian defense contractor who overbilled the maritime branch by more than $34 million.
David Dishneau, Associated Press | Posted Apr 29th - 2:40pm
The lightning bolt followed an explosive thunderclap, striking with such force that it cracked the stone observation tower where Appalachian Trail hikers Mollyann Hart and her sister Lauren Bognovitz had taken shelter and blasted them outside into the torrential rain.
Ben Fox, Associated Press | Posted Apr 29th - 2:40pm
The military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes proceedings at Guantanamo Bay said in a ruling this week that he will eventually lift his order prohibiting female guards from having physical contact while transporting the five defendants around the U.S. base in Cuba.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted Apr 29th - 2:20pm
Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said Friday. Investigators called the attack a "disproportional response to a threat that didn't exist."