LOS ANGELES — A former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer took the stand Thursday in his own defense at his trial on a charge of murdering an unarmed Black man on an Oakland train platform, marking the first time the officer has spoken publicly about the New Year's Day 2009 shooting.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- This moment might be celebrated for decades.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Three American troops were reported killed and the bodies of 11 men, some beheaded, were found Friday in rising violence across Afghanistan.
NEW ORLEANS – Engineers had to completely uncap the broken oil well spewing into the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday after an undersea robot bumped into machinery being used to collect the spilled fuel.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama had little choice. Already weakened by the seemingly insolvable Gulf oil spill and his party's dicey prospects in the coming congressional election, Obama could not afford to give his Afghanistan commander a pass for his inflammatory public words.