A McClatchy review of declassified transcripts of Guantánamo’s national security hearings found that, after the public and death-penalty defendants are sent away, what goes on at the war court often involves the CIA.
A large amount of plutonium over the years has gone quietly missing from stockpiles owned by the US military, often without any public notice. Energy Department has been less willing to punish contractors.
Two Muncie, Indiana, parents were arrested after their two toddlers were found wandering near train tracks wearing only dirty diapers. The mother said she had taken medicine and fallen asleep, allowing the children to get out, police said.
Police in Houston say two home invaders tried to force a woman inside her home in southeast Houston at gunpoint. Her husband exchanged fire with them and shot one in the head, who had a gun to his wife’s head.
A woman has been accused of faking a terminal illness and convincing a New Jersey family to take her in and care for her for more than a month. Kiley White is charged with theft by deception and harassment.
Police in Cape May, New Jersey, found a pug wandering through yards Sunday and had a little fun: They posed it for a “pug shot” and posted the photo on Facebook in an attempt to find the missing dog’s owners.
New Jersey authorities say the parents of a 4-month-old child who suffocated at a motel have been charged with murder in his death. Police say the couple put their son in “time out” because he wouldn’t stop crying.
From the White House on Monday night, President Donald Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his choice for the seat opened up by Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement. Kavanaugh would be less receptive to abortion and gay rights than Kennedy was.