Marine Corps: 15 drill instructors under investigation

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Marine Corps is looking into allegations of hazing, assault and physical abuse involving 15 drill instructors at Parris Island training depot in South Carolina, officials said Thursday.

  • Written by SUSANNE M. SCHAFER, Associated Press

Government urges owners of old Hondas to get air bags fixed

DETROIT (AP) — The government is urging owners of older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after tests found that their Takata air bag inflators are extremely dangerous.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

OBAMA LEGACY: Immigration stands as most glaring failure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after the Supreme Court sent his immigration policy into legal limbo, President Barack Obama huddled around a long conference table in the Roosevelt Room with disappointed activists. The president looked out at familiar faces, some teary. It had been a long and tough fight, Obama said, and he had taken some beatings — even from supporters who "whupped on me good."

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon announced Thursday that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press