Immigrant advocacy groups say U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are allegedly turning away asylum-seekers before their claims can be heard, violating obligations under U.S. and international law.
In a story Jan. 16 about a shooting last year at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Air Force investigators determined post-traumatic stress disorder and an unraveling military career led an airman to fatally shoot his commander. PTSD and the airman's military career were cited in an investigation by the San Antonio Express-News that used military records and other material provided by the airman's family, but the Air Force's investigation is ongoing.
Eric Tucker and Paul Elias, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 6:11pm
The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman knew about the attack ahead of time and then hindered the criminal investigation when she lied to FBI agents after the shooting, prosecutors said Tuesday during a brief court appearance a day after her arrest in California.
Josh Lederman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 6:11pm
President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking more than 700,000 U.S. documents to go free nearly three decades early.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 5:50pm
The brother of a New Yorker who joined the Islamic State group and died testified Tuesday at the terrorism trial of an Arizona man, saying he lied to his parents and the FBI in the days after his brother left for Syria, where he was eventually killed.
Terrence Petty, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 5:20pm
A stillborn infant was found with his homeless mother at a street side bus stop during unusually cold weather. And while the infant's death was not blamed on below-freezing temperatures it has driven home just how ruthless this winter has been for Portland's homeless population, with four recent deaths attributed to exposure.
Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 4:50pm
A 44-year-old man is accused of killing and dismembering another man who was living with the suspect's ex-girlfriend in an apartment where detectives found evidence of blood spatters, a big pool of blood and a struggle, authorities in a New Orleans suburb said Tuesday.
Terry Spencer, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 4:42pm
An undercover police officer is never heard identifying himself before he fatally shot a black drummer whose car had broken down on the interstate, according to evidence released Tuesday by prosecutors who have charged him with manslaughter.