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Shell casings may tie Texas shootout to Colo death

Posted: 03/22/2013 - Shell casings from a shootout with a white supremacist Colorado parolee in Texas are the same make and caliber as those found at the home of Colorado's prison chief after he was killed.

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Police arrest 2 teens in Ga. baby killing

Updated: 03/22/2013 - Police have arrested two teenagers suspected in the shooting death of a baby in a stroller and the wounding of the baby's mother.

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Police: Man found in cockpit at Philly airport

Updated: 03/22/2013 - A 61-year-old French man has been arrested at Philadelphia International Airport and charged with impersonating a pilot after airline officials found him in the cockpit of a plane scheduled for takeoff.

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Pistorius brothers both have court dates next week

Updated: 03/22/2013 - A lawyer for Oscar Pistorius says his appeal against bail conditions will be heard on Thursday, a day after the culpable homicide trial of older brother Carl begins in another South African court.

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South Korea misidentifies China as cyberattack origin

Updated: 03/22/2013 - South Korean investigators say they were wrong when they identified a Chinese Internet address as the origin of a cyberattack that paralyzed tens of thousands of computers at six South Korean companies this week. But they still believe the attack originated from somewhere abroad.

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Three dead, including suspect, in Marine base shooting

Updated: 03/22/2013 - Authorities at Quantico Marine base in Virginia say a Marine suspected of shooting to death a male and female colleague before killing himself was believed to have been a staff member at the officer candidate school.

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10 Things to know for Friday

Posted: 03/21/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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Obama health law anniversary finds two Americas

Posted: 03/21/2013 - Three years, two elections, and one Supreme Court decision after President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, its promise of health care for the uninsured may be delayed or undercut in much of the country because of entrenched opposition from many Republican state leaders.

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Average for US jobless claims at fresh 5-year low

Posted: 03/21/2013 - The number of people seeking unemployment aid barely changed last week and the average over the past month fell to a fresh five-year low. A decline in layoffs is helping strengthen the job market.

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Obama: Israeli settlements not constructive

Posted: 03/21/2013 - President Barack Obama says he's told Israel's leaders the U.S. does not consider settlement activity in the West Bank to be constructive or appropriate.

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Parents of Newtown victim met with killer's father

Updated: 03/21/2013 - The parents of one of the 20 first-graders killed in the Newtown, Conn., school massacre say they met with the gunman's father for over an hour in an effort bring some closure to the tragedy.

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Senate approves huge 2013 spending bill

Updated: 03/21/2013 - Federal meat inspectors would be spared furloughs, but more than 100 smaller air traffic facilities throughout the country could still be closed.

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Arson convictions challenged over fire science

Updated: 03/21/2013 - Authorities in Texas and several other states are beginning to re-examine old arson cases in which defendants may have been convicted with questionable scientific evidence.

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Survey: Low-wage workers missing out on training

Updated: 03/21/2013 - As they struggle to get ahead, many low-wage workers are not taking advantage of job training or educational programs that could help them make the leap to a better-paying job.

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Senate approves huge 2013 spending bill

Posted: 03/20/2013 - The Senate has passed a huge spending bill to keep the government open through the end of September, preventing a government shutdown but leaving in place automatic spending cuts that will mean job furloughs for hundreds of thousands of federal workers.

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