• Seoul: North Korea test fires 2 short-range missiles

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion. North...

  • March roars into Indiana, bringing up to 10 inches of snow

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — March roared into Indiana on Sunday, dumping 8 inches or more of snow in some areas and bringing a threat of possible flooding early this week because of expected rain and snow melt. The National Weather Service said temperatures are expected to soar into the mid-...

  • Fort Carson soldier accused of firing gun into neighboring apartment

    By Sue McMillin sue.mcmillin@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A Fort Carson soldier was jailed Saturday night on suspicion of firing a shot into a neighboring apartment, Colorado Springs police said. Ryun Haugaard, 31, was arrested on suspicion of illegal discharge of a weapon, reckless endangerment and prohibited use of a weapon, police said....

  • AP Essay: 'Jihadi John' won't have the same impact unmasked

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — As "Jihadi John," he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife and his willingness to use it in the name of Islamic State and its self-declared caliphate. His professional-looking...

  • No clear signs of deal to fund Homeland Security Department

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders on Sunday demanded that Democrats begin negotiations on funding for the Homeland Security Department and President Barack Obama's unilateral actions on immigration. Democrats showed no indication they were willing to talk, and some Republicans...

  • 160 athletes to compete in Guard biathlon championships

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    JERICHO, Vt. (AP) — An estimated 160 athletes representing 24 states are competing in the National Guard Bureau's Biathlon Championships in Jericho. The event starts Sunday at the Camp Ethan Allen Training Site and runs through Thursday. The soldiers and airmen will compete in the...

  • Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA. It was the third spacewalk in just over...

  • Indiana officials warn about potential flooding this week

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is warning people with property in flood prone areas to remain alert to daily weather conditions in the coming days. The National Weather Service says heavy rainfall is possible Tuesday afternoon and night in Indiana and...

  • Search for missing Texas kayaker on hold

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has put on hold its search for a kayaker who went missing along the Texas Gulf Coast near Galveston. Petty Officer Dustin Williams says Coast Guard officials hope to resume their search on Sunday for 23-year-old Alex Gallant once...

  • Emails suggest 'Jihadi John' had suicidal thoughts

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Newly published emails suggest the man who became known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts before leaving Britain for Syria. In an email exchange with the Mail on Sunday five years ago, he talked of taking too many sleeping pills and sleeping forever as a way to get...