Days after militant attack, Pakistani university reopens

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Pakistani university where Islamic militants gunned down 21 students and teachers last week has reopened for classes amid tight security.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Air Force withheld nuclear mishap from Pentagon review team

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the spring of 2014, as a team of experts was examining what ailed the U.S. nuclear force, the Air Force withheld from them the fact that it was simultaneously investigating damage to a nuclear-armed missile in its launch silo caused by three airmen.

  • Written by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

Inmates rappelled from roof to escape California jail

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are continuing to search for three inmates who escaped from a Southern California maximum-security jail by cutting through half-inch steel bars and rappelling from the roof by a makeshift rope.

  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

Snowy East Coast digs out after mammoth blizzard

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans started digging themselves out Sunday after a mammoth blizzard with hurricane-force winds and record-setting snowfall brought much of the East Coast to an icy standstill.

  • Written by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

1 dead in listeria outbreak linked to packaged lettuce

WASHINGTON (AP) — Packaged salads produced at a Dole facility in Ohio are linked to one death in Michigan, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

  • Written by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press