WASHINGTON (AP) — A Defense Department official says U.S. forces rescued two Saudi airmen after they ejected from an F-15 fighter jet over waters south of Yemen, where Saudi Arabia is leading airstrikes against Iran-allied Houthi rebels.
The official says a U.S. helicopter flew Thursday from neighboring Djibouti to the Gulf of Aden and rescued the airmen. Initial reports said the rescued airmen were "ambulatory."
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Attorneys say a Chinese drywall manufacturer — Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd. — has paid a $3.2 million judgment to the owners of seven homes damaged by the product.
A news release from attorneys representing homeowners said a damages trial has been set for April 28 on behalf of 4,000 others whose properties suffered similar damages from the same defective Taishan drywall.
Friday's announcement comes after a long legal fight in which...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A nurse who helped bring two badly injured Afghan children to the United States for treatment has met them again for the first time in nearly 1 ½ years.
Lynette Austin, known as "Captain Sam," got hugs, smiles and a drawing of a heart from 8-year-olds Abdul Wahid and Shah Bibi Tarakhail on Friday at the Shriner children's hospital in Los Angeles. Austin says she was surprised to see them speaking English and looking healthy and cheerful....
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco jury decided that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.
The lawsuit filed by Ellen Pao against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers claimed she was fired when she complained about discrimination at the firm.
Pao waved quickly to the jury as she left the courtroom...
NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — St. Olaf College is canceling the rest of its baseball season because of hazing.
College President David Anderson made the announcement Friday.
The school says in a statement that an investigation found that serious violations of St. Olaf's hazing policy occurred on and off campus during the weekend of Feb. 28. The investigation was conducted by the school and its independent counsel.