TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - An Army soldier stationed at Fort Riley has been sentenced to six months in a military prison for the shooting death of a fellow soldier at an off-base apartment.
SANFORD, N.C. - Private First Class Jason Scheuerman nailed a suicide note to his barracks closet in Iraq, stepped inside and shot himself.
WASHINGTON - Two U.S. soldiers who died in Iraq in February were killed by friendly fire, according to a military investigation that said poor training and planning were to blame.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. - A 14-year-old boy who admitted that he planned a Columbine-style attack on a high school outside Philadelphia was sentenced Wednesday to up to seven years in a juvenile treatment facility.
TOLEDO, Ohio - A man who spent 20 years on Ohio's death row before his sentence was overturned has agreed to a plea deal that will give him his freedom, his attorney said Wednesday.
A war winds on, but lawmakers are seemingly powerless to do anything about it.
WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled House is expected to give President Bush an end-of-session victory in his yearlong battle with anti-war lawmakers over Iraq by approving $70 billion for U.S. military operations there and in Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON - Senators voiced frustration Wednesday about being denied details of the CIA's destruction of videotaped terror interrogations, urging the Bush administration's nominee for deputy attorney general to cooperate with congressional inquiries.
WASHINGTON - Cash-strapped banks took the Federal Reserve up on its offer of $20 billion in short-term loans to help them overcome credit problems, but the interest rate wasn't as low as some had hoped.
SKIATOOK, Okla. - Huddled near her fireplace, Marla Carter wondered when Skiatook will be mentioned in news reports about the storm-related power outages that have left her without electricity for the past 10 days.
WASHINGTON - Thick black smoke billowed from a fire Wednesday in Vice President Dick Cheney's suite of offices in the historic Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the White House.
WASHINGTON - After agonizing for weeks, Congress prepared to send the president legislation to protect more than 20 million people from seeing their tax bill balloon this year as a result of the dreaded alternative minimum tax.
EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) - A man suspected in the slaying of a college student who led a secret life as an Internet porn performer was arrested Wednesday in Mexico, authorities said.
HERNDON, Va. - Fewer flights will go in and out of New York City airports at the busiest times to try to ease chronic nationwide air travel delays, the government said Wednesday.
SAN DIEGO - A teenager who suffered a ruptured appendix at sea, hundreds of miles from help, got an unusual rescue when the Navy airlifted her to an aircraft carrier for emergency surgery.