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Mexico says a total of 7 detained in killing of 9 Americans

Mexico says a total of 7 detained in killing of 9 Americans

MEXICO CITY — Prosecutors in Mexico said a total of seven suspects have now been detained in connection with the Nov. 4 slaughter of nine U.S. dual-national women and children.

Holocaust education planned after WV jail guard Nazi salute

West Virginia plans to begin training its corrections department staff about the Holocaust after a photograph of correction officer cadets giving Nazi salutes led to dozens of firings and widespread outrage, officials said Tuesday.

Guatemalan teen detained for 3 months gets asylum, released

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Guatemalan teenager living in Connecticut has been granted asylum in the U.S. after having been detained by immigration authorities for more than three months. The New Haven Register reports a U.S.
Attack on US Embassy in Iraq shows stark choices for Trump

Attack on US Embassy in Iraq shows stark choices for Trump

WASHINGTON — The attack on the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad by Iran-supported militiamen Tuesday is a stark demonstration that Iran can still strike at American interests despite President Donald Trump's economic pressure campaign.
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019

A lauded writer who brought to light stories overshadowed by prejudice. An actress and singer who helped embody the manufactured innocence of the 1950s.

2 officers hurt, man killed in shooting near Seattle

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — A confrontation between police and a man in a car erupted in gunfire early Tuesday, leaving two officers wounded and the 23-year-old man dead, authorities said.
Lawyers: Robert Durst wrote incriminating 'cadaver' note

Lawyers: Robert Durst wrote incriminating 'cadaver' note

LOS ANGELES — Lawyers for New York real estate heir Robert Durst acknowledge he penned a note tipping off police to the location of the body of a friend he’s accused of killing, according to court documents.
A daring escape: Ex-Nissan chief flees Japan ahead of trial

A daring escape: Ex-Nissan chief flees Japan ahead of trial

TOKYO — In a daring escape that confounded authorities, Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn skipped bail while awaiting trial in Japan on allegations of financial misconduct and reappeared in Lebanon, where he said Tuesday that he had fled to avoid

Police: Amazon delivery driver steals UPS package from home

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — An Amazon delivery driver stole a package that was delivered earlier by UPS at a Pennsylvania home, police said. A woman in Wilkes-Barre reported a package being stolen from her home Monday.
Sour notes for Macron from striking Paris Opera musicians

Sour notes for Macron from striking Paris Opera musicians

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a compromise between his government and unions over plans to change the pension system that have led to sustained strikes — including from Paris Opera musicians who staged a street concert in re