Newly freed Chelsea Manning: 'I'm figuring things out'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the soldier who was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for giving classified materials to WikiLeaks, said Wednesday that she's excited about what lies ahead, just hours after she walked free after serving seven years behind bars.

  • Written by JIM SUHR, Associated Press

US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

TOKYO (AP) — The top American military officer in the Pacific said Wednesday that North Korea's recent military actions are "a recipe for a disaster" and warned against a sense of complacency in the face of increasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

  • Written by KAORI HITOMI, Associated Press

Intel sharing at heart of US, Europe talks on laptop ban

BRUSSELS (AP) — The intelligence behind plans to broaden a U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe took center stage on Wednesday as American and European officials met to discuss the looming decision.

  • Written by LORNE COOK, Associated Press LORI HINNANT, Associated Press