In a story May 22 about students potentially being exposed as transgender to their classmates, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Anna Eastman as the president of the Houston school district's board of trustees. She is a member of the board, but is no longer its president.
U.S. military health experts found no link between several cases of cancer and environmental conditions in an area used for legal proceedings at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, according to a report released Thursday by the Navy.
An Oklahoma man accused of plowing a stolen truck across an airport runway during a police chase then causing a fatal highway crash was recently released from prison after convictions on similar crimes.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:50am
Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration for the role of FBI director. Lieberman interviewed last week with President Donald Trump, who publicly identified him as a leading candidate.
Jonathan Drew, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:29am
After a judge sought to send an ailing Salvadoran colonel to a prison hospital, the U.S. Marshals Service instead moved him to a different jail that boasts "the lowest cost-per-day for inmate incarceration" in Virginia.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:19am
A giant steam-filled tank weighing nearly 2,000 pounds (900 kilograms) that exploded at a St. Louis box plant, flew a quarter-mile into the air and smashed into a neighboring building, was being used despite needing emergency repairs, federal investigators said Thursday.
Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:19am
A U.S. bomb that dropped on a building in the Iraqi city of Mosul set off explosive materials that had already been placed inside by Islamic State fighters, causing the structure to collapse and killing more than 100 civilians, a U.S. military investigation concluded Thursday.