• Military: Bergdahl may face life in prison if convicted

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive for five years by the Taliban, was charged Wednesday by the U.S. military with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy and could get life in prison if convicted. The charges...

  • Young Mexican in need of transplant denied visa by the US

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    HERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) — A young Mexican who urgently needs a heart and liver transplant has twice been denied a U.S. visa to go to the Mayo Clinic for treatment, he and his family said Wednesday. Jose Chua Lopez, 20, was born with a heart defect and could die if he doesn't receive...

  • Report: France jet audio shows pilot locked out of cockpit

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — The first half of Germanwings Flight 9525 was chilling in its normalcy. It took off from Barcelona en route to Duesseldorf, climbing up over the Mediterranean and turning over France. The last communication was a routine request to continue on its route....

  • Posthumous Brittany Maynard video supports aid-in-dying bill

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a video recorded 19 days before Brittany Maynard took life-ending drugs, she tells California lawmakers that no one should have to leave home to legally kill themselves under the care of a doctor. "Unfortunately, California law prevented me from getting...

  • HJ Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world's largest food and beverage companies. The deal would bring together an...

  • Knox defense calls conviction grave error

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox's defense lawyer urged Italy's highest court on Wednesday to overturn the American's conviction in the 2007 murder of her British roommate, calling it a "grave judicial error." Knox faces 28 ½ years in an Italian jail for the 2007 murder of 21-year-old Meredith...

  • Does One Direction go in new direction after Zayn Malik?

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    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    LONDON — And then there were four: Zayn Malik said Wednesday he is leaving chart-topping boy band One Direction "to be a normal 22-year-old." In an announcement that broke teenage hearts and sent social media into a tizzy, Malik's bandmates said they were sad to see him go "but we...

  • New direction: 1D says Zayn Malik has left the group

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — And then there were four: Zayn Malik said Wednesday he is leaving chart-topping boy band One Direction "to be a normal 22-year-old." In an announcement that broke teenage hearts and sent social media into a tizzy, Malik's bandmates said they were sad to see him go "but...

  • US officials: Military worries about easing transgender ban

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military leaders have expressed reservations about any move to lift the Pentagon's ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces, an issue since Defense Secretary Ash Carter's suggestion that he is open to the idea, officials say. Carter told troops in...

  • American, Russian leaving Earth for year at space station

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut will leave Earth this week and move into the International Space Station for an entire year, all in the name of science. Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko begin their marathon mission with a Soyuz rocket launch...

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