09/17/2013 6:03amU.S. law enforcement officials are telling The Associated Press that the Navy contractor identified as the gunman in the mass shootings at the Washington Navy Yard had been suffering a host of serious mental issues, including paranoia and a sleep disorder. He also had been hearing voices in his head, the officials said.
09/17/2013 8:51amThe former Navy reservist who gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard had a string of misconduct problems during his nearly four years in the military, but he received an honorable discharge, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
09/17/2013 9:32amKing Willem-Alexander delivered a message to the Dutch people from the government Tuesday in a nationally televised address: the welfare state of the 20th century is gone.
09/17/2013 10:26amFormer White House chief of staff Bill Daley says his decision to drop out of the 2014 gubernatorial race doesn't mean he couldn't beat Gov. Pat Quinn.
09/17/2013 12:24pmThe CEO of an IT-consulting company where Aaron Alexis once worked says the suspected gunman in the Washington Navy Yard massacre had "no personnel issues" he was aware of.
09/17/2013 12:43pmThe call came in, and within minutes, U.S. Park Police Sgt. Ken Burchell scrambled to pilot his helicopter to "what might be described as a hot zone" _ the scene of a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
09/17/2013 1:28pmThe FBI says Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis had a shotgun when he entered a building and got a handgun inside after he started firing.
09/17/2013 4:32pmDespite a months-long effort to unseat him by influential members of his own party, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn emerged as Democrats' presumed standard bearer to keep the office next year after former White House chief of staff William Daley abruptly dropped his primary challenge.
09/17/2013 6:17pmA newly declassified opinion from the government's secret surveillance court says no company that has received an order to turn over bulk telephone records has challenged the directive.
09/17/2013 9:09pmPresident Barack Obama's first two defense secretaries on Tuesday night questioned his Syria strategy and said they would have told him not to seek Congress' approval for a strike on President Bashar Assad's forces.
09/17/2013 10:48pmA month before he went on the shooting rampage that killed 12 people, Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis complained to police in Rhode Island that people were talking to him through the walls and ceilings of his hotel rooms and sending microwave vibrations into his body to deprive him of sleep.