The Latest: Lawyer: Army neglected soldier's mental illness

AP Photo/Caleb Jones HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Hawaii-based soldier being arrested on terrorism charges (all times local): 5 p.m. The defense attorney for a U.S. soldier arrested on terrorism charges says it appears his client may suffer from service-related mental...

MLB looks to Harper, Trout, Judge to connect with fans

AP Photo/Uncredited MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Aaron Judge have become the face of baseball as a gleaming, modernist ballpark and a city known for its Latino culture host the All-Star Game for the first time. After decades of falling behind, the sport finally...

FBI: US soldier pledged allegiance to Islamic State group

HONOLULU (AP) — An active duty soldier based in Hawaii pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group, helped purchase a drone for it to use against American forces and said he wanted to use his rifle to “kill a bunch of people,” according to an FBI...

All rise as Judge smashes his way to Home Run Derby title

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Judge dominated the All-Star Home Run Derby in the same manner he has smashed his way through his rookie season. The larger-than-life New York Yankees slugger beat Minnesota’s Miguel Sano 11-10 with two minutes to spare in the...
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Mt Gox CEO goes on trial in Japan as bitcoin gains traction

AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court has begun hearings into charges that the head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox accessed its computer system and inflated his account by $1 million. French-born Mark Karpeles was whisked into the Tokyo...

Lawmakers announce plan to extend California cap and trade

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders have struck a deal to extend California’s cap-and-trade program through 2030, but it still needs backing from two-thirds of lawmakers. The deal updates how pollution offsets and allowances are used,...

Prosecutor’s Office Ends Probe In 8-year-old Boy’s Suicide

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor’s investigation into the suicide of an 8-year-old Ohio boy whose mother says he was bullied at school has been closed, with no action expected. The Hamilton County prosecutor’s office said Monday it accepts the coroner’s conclusion...

3 injured, 2 critically, in crash on Hancock-Putnam line

BENTON RIDGE — Three people were injured, two critically, when a car and a pickup truck collided Monday afternoon at a rural intersection on the western edge of Hancock County, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. Audra Oglesbee, 48, of McComb, the driver of the...

Policeman Who Appeared To Kick Man In Head On Video Is Fired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A police officer who subdued a restrained suspect in a way that appeared to show him kicking the suspect in the head has been fired. The city’s public safety director announced the decision Monday in the case of officer Zachary Rosen. The ruling by Ned...

Emails show some support for Louisiana's Confederate statues

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — One by one, the four Confederate-era monuments came down in New Orleans, removed because of outrage by those who saw reminders of slavery and white supremacy chiseled in their stone faces. But at least one Louisiana lawmaker who argued earlier this...