Father: Suspect in officers' slaying wanted to shoot police

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — The young officer had just returned to the police force after maternity leave. The older one was two months short of retirement. Both Southern California officers were fatally shot over the weekend, allegedly by a gang member "acting crazy" and intending to shoot police, according to his father.


Hart, Holmstrom share economics Nobel for contract theory

STOCKHOLM (AP) — British-born Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom of Finland won the Nobel prize in economics for shedding light on how contracts help people deal with conflicting interests, from CEO pay packages to whether to privatize a public service.

  • Written by KARL RITTER, Associated Press

WHY IT MATTERS: Homegrown Extremism

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Radical Islamic militancy that has sustained itself for decades overseas has inspired a series of attacks on U.S. soil in the last year and a half.

  • Written by DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

Samsung changes Note 7 output schedule after fire reports

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung's crisis with its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone deepened Monday as the company confirmed it has adjusted its production following reports that newly released versions offered as replacements for recalled fire-prone devices have also overheated or caught fire.

  • Written by YOUKYUNG LEE, AP Technology Writer

NBC suspends Billy Bush for role on Trump tape

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC on Sunday suspended "Today" show personality Billy Bush indefinitely after he was caught on a videotape from 2005 in a crude conversation about women with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

  • Written by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer