Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 4:52pm
Facing their second-largest flood in city history, Cedar Rapids leaders and residents pinned their hopes Monday on a 10-mile system of quickly erected flood barriers to protect government buildings, homes and businesses in Iowa's second largest city.
Ben Steele's hold on his sanity as a prisoner of war after surviving the Bataan Death March relied on hidden scraps of paper, stolen pieces of charcoal and his artist's memory of scenes from his home in Montana.
Dan Elliott, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 4:51pm
A high-ranking Air Force Space Command officer who was charged with rape and other crimes was found dead in his Colorado home after civilian police received a report of a suicide, officials said Monday.
Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 4:51pm
An Arkansas legislator who co-sponsored a law aimed in part at preventing authorities from prohibiting the filming of an arrest was arrested Monday after police said he refused to leave the area of a traffic stop he was recording.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 4:43pm
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday the Pentagon is committed to correcting decades of short-changing its nuclear force, including forging ahead with building a new generation of weapons that will cost hundreds of billions of dollars in the coming decades.
A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.