Egypt pulls second black box of doomed plane out of the sea

CAIRO (AP) — The second black box of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month killing all 66 people on board was pulled out of the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, a day after Egypt's investigation committee said the plane's cockpit voice recorder had been recovered.

  • Written by MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press

Judge in Stanford rape case often follows sentencing reports

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — After a jury convicted a California man of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter in a fatal drunken driving crash, Judge Aaron Persky sentenced him to six months in jail and ordered him to undergo random alcohol testing.

  • Written by PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press

Study: Up to 1 in 5 trauma victims may die unnecessarily

WASHINGTON (AP) — Up to 1 in 5 deaths from car crashes, gunshots or other injuries might be prevented with better, quicker trauma care that doesn't depend so much on where you live, according to government advisers — advice that takes on new urgency amid the increasing threat of mass casualties like the massacre in Orlando.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Obama embraces Orlando families, appeals for gun controls

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Embracing grieving Orlando families and appealing anew for national action, President Barack Obama claimed a threat to all Americans' security Thursday as a strong reason to tighten U.S. gun laws. Counterterror campaigns overseas, he declared, can never prevent all "lone wolf" attacks like the one that killed 49 people in Orlando.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press KATHLEEN HENNESSEY, Associated Press