WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government has been exploring a "Plan B" to deport a man who placed a bomb on a Hawaii-bound airplane in 1982 and who has remained in immigration custody since his release from prison in 2013.
Mohammed Rashed pleaded guilty in 2002 to his role in the bombing of Pan Am 830 that killed a Japanese teenager.
Under the terms of his plea agreement, the U.S. government said it would work to deport the Jordanian-born Palestinian...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is heading to Europe, and he's carrying a strong message of U.S. military support for American allies and Baltic nations to help calm growing concerns about Russian aggression.
A key theme at all his stops will be how the United States, NATO and other partners can best deal with the Kremlin in the wake of Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and its military backing of separatists battling Ukraine's government....
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two days after the shooting deaths of nine people at a Charleston church, Republican Gov. Nikki Haley made a bold public statement: The gunman "absolutely" should be put to death. But her state can't secure one of the drugs needed for lethal injections and hasn't executed an inmate since 2011.
South Carolina's supply of pentobarbital expired in 2013. Corrections Director Bryan Stirling says attempts to buy more have failed, even as 44 people are on...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A historic black church in Charleston is set to host its first service since nine members of its congregation were fatally shot during a Bible study session.
Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church is expected to open its doors Sunday, days after police say 21-year-old Dylann Roof opened fire on congregation members who welcomed him to the church's Wednesday night Bible study.
FRIENDSHIP, N.Y. (AP) — Investigators searching for two convicted killers who escaped from a northern New York prison are scouring a rural area near the Pennsylvania border after a possible sighting.
State Police Maj. Michael Cerretto said Sunday that 300 law enforcement officers were brought in to Allegany County following an unconfirmed report a day earlier of a sighting near a railroad line that runs along a county road.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A gunman opened fire on a block party in Philadelphia, leaving seven people injured, including a 2-year-old and a 10-year-old.
Philadelphia Police Lt. John Walker tells WCAU-TV (http://bit.ly/1Lr1OrS ) the shooting happened around 10 p.m. Saturday in West Philadelphia. He says it looks like the gunman just randomly fired down the street and hit anyone in the way.
Walker says both children were taken to Children's Hospital of...