Beretta to move out of Maryland due to gun-control laws
Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee.
Aurora movie theater shooting: Trial date stands for James Holmes
Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case pleaded Tuesday for more time so they can interview a psychiatrist who conducted the first sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes, but a judge stuck by a Dec. 8 trial date.
2 South Texas police officers shot while serving warrant; suspect barricades self in home
Authorities say two police officers in South Texas have been shot and the suspected shooter has barricaded himself inside a house.
Texas woman convicted in starvation death of 10-year-old stepson
A North Texas jury took less than an hour to find a woman guilty Tuesday in the 2011 starvation death of her 10-year-old stepson.
Boston Marathon bombing: New arrest linked to gun used after attacks
A man believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill a college police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges.
AP sources: New arrest is linked to gun used to kill officer after Boston Marathon attack
Ex-BP engineer's retrial postponed while prosecutors appeal decision that negated conviction
The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed while an appeals court decides whether a judge was right to throw out his earlier conviction.
New York Police Department to revamp training on use of force amid outrage over custody death
The New York Police Department is revamping its training on the use of force amid outrage over the death in police custody of a man suspected of selling untaxed cigarettes.
Jury picked in murder trial of suburban-Detroit man who shot unarmed woman on his porch
A jury has been seated in the trial of a Detroit-area man who fatally shot a woman on his porch.
More than $180K stolen during armed robbery at Atlantic City casino
Police are seeking two masked suspects who robbed an Atlantic City casino at gunpoint and made off with more than $180,000.
Malaysian jet, canceled Tel Aviv flights illustrate dangers of flying over unstable territory
In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport.
Ecuador physician convicted of defaming President Rafael Correa detained and taken to prison
Authorities in Ecuador say prominent physician Carlos Figueroa has been detained near Quito and sent to prison to serve a six-month sentence for defaming President Rafael Correa.
Rulers of Gulf powerhouses Qatar and Saudi Arabia meet on Gaza cease-fire talks
A senior Saudi official says Qatar's emir has flown to Saudi Arabia and met with King Abdullah to discuss cease-fire efforts to end the war in the Gaza Strip.
16 cats, dogs found dead in Puerto Rico near bridged involved in earlier animal abuse case
Police in Puerto Rico have launched an investigation into the deaths of at least 16 cats and dogs found near a bridge where dozens of animals were thrown to their deaths seven years ago in a case that sparked international outrage.
Baghdad suicide bombing kills at least 21
A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint in the Iraqi capital killing 21 people, including more than a dozen civilians en route to a Shiite shrine in the final days of the Islamic holy month.
Mexico's circus people caught up in fight with animal rights activists over animal performance
Mexico's "circus wars" are heating up, as a growing movement to ban circus animals meets growing anger from circus workers.
Police: At least 21 killed in car bombing at Baghdad checkpoint
A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint at the entrance to Baghdad's Khazimiyah district killing 21 people, including seven policemen manning the post.
Lax security, slipshod collection spark fear of evidence contamination at Ukraine crash site
When international monitors and Malaysian aviation experts arrived Tuesday at the two main sites where the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 smashed into the undulating countryside of eastern Ukraine, there was almost no perimeter tape.
Squatters in notorious Venezuelan vertical slum evicted, military will take control of tower
The first of thousands of squatters who transformed a half-built skyscraper into a vertical slum were moved out by armed police and soldiers Tuesday, marking the beginning of the end for the Tower of David's haphazard community.
US agents arrest 10 in crackdown on multimillion-dollar Caribbean drug trafficking ring
Ten suspected members of a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking ring that distributed huge amounts of cocaine throughout Puerto Rico and on the U.S. mainland have been indicted, authorities said Tuesday.