WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has placed two Greek far-left militants on a terrorism blacklist amid concerns that a third could soon be released from prison to serve the remainder of his sentence under house arrest.
The State Department on Tuesday added Christodoulos Xiros and Nikolaos Maziotis to the blacklist that freezes any assets they may have under U.S. jurisdictions. It also prohibits Americans from any transactions with them. Xiros was a member the...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 20-year-old Kansas man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges accusing him of trying to bomb an Army installation for a terrorist group.
John T. Booker Jr. appeared Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kansas, wearing an orange jumpsuit and his legs in shackles. The Topeka Capital-Journal (http://bit.ly/1OChysl ) reports Booker politely responded to Judge James P. O'Hara's questions as he entered his plea.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists at the National Zoo have traveled around the world to prepare for this year's giant panda breeding season.
The zoo says a scientist arrived back in Washington on Monday night with frozen panda semen from a giant panda base in China. The zoo is planning an artificial insemination on the female giant panda Mei Xiang (may-SHONG).
This is the first time frozen semen has been transported from China for breeding at the National...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.
But they are urging the court to resist embracing what they see as a radical change in society's view of what constitutes a marriage, especially without more information about how same-sex marriage affects children who are raised by two fathers or two mothers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes in Texas to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection.
A study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications says researchers from Southern Methodist University and the U.S. Geological Survey monitored the shaking from nearly 30 small quakes west of Fort Worth from November 2013 to January 2014. The area hadn't had any recorded quakes in 150 years.
MIAMI (AP) — Federal investigators are targeting 700 businesses in the Miami area for enhanced scrutiny to detect trade-based money laundering schemes.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Tuesday that the focus would be on electronics exporters, including those in the cellphone business. The targeted companies will be required to file certain Treasury Department forms for transactions over $3,000 rather than the current $10,000 threshold....
BALTIMORE (AP) — A vigil is planned this evening in Baltimore at the spot where Freddie Gray was arrested.
Authorities say the arrest took place earlier this month after police "made eye contact" with him and another man, and the two started running. Gray was placed in a transport van, and about a half-hour later he was rushed to the hospital with what's described as a "significant spinal injury." He died a week later.