Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A judge began announcing Oscar Pistorius' sentence Tuesday at the climax of a months-long trial of the disabled Olympic runner for the killing of his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year.
Thirteen high school volleyball players hurt in Missouri bus crash
(Reuters) - Thirteen high school girls on a Missouri volleyball team were injured on Monday when their bus collided with a car on the way to a tournament, the school said. The girls from Raymore-Peculiar High School were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, the school said in messages on Twitter. No further details were immediately available. Police and fire departments could not immediately be reached for comment. The Kansas City Star newspaper reported that a flatbed truck crashed into the bus as it made a U-turn in Lee's Summit on Monday afternoon. ...
U.S. national security prosecutors shift focus from spies to cyber
By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber attacks and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands, as American business and government agencies face more intrusions. The revamp, led by Assistant Attorney General John Carlin, also marks a recognition that national security threats have broadened and become more technologically savvy since the 9/11 attacks against the United States. ...
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82
Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.
Police say they might have spotted ambush suspect
Police shifted their search and a northeastern Pennsylvania school district tightened security amid another reported sighting Monday of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush.
Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols
By Anna Driver and Lisa Marie Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected. The new guidelines from the U.S. ...
CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash
Moscow (AFP) - The CEO of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie has died after a private jet crashed at a Moscow airport, Russian media reported Tuesday citing aviation and law enforcement sources.
Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape
The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005.
Dr. Nancy Snyderman's Ebola credibility issues
NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor.
Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.