Dallas chief who oversaw response to sniper attack to retire

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police Chief David Brown announced his retirement Thursday, two months after his impassioned response to a sniper attack that killed five officers made him the face of a city reeling from tragedy.

  • Written by CLAUDIA LAUER, DAVID WARREN

Hanjin bankruptcy causes global shipping chaos, retail fears

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bankruptcy of the Hanjin shipping line has thrown ports and retailers around the world into confusion, with giant container ships marooned and merchants worrying whether tons of goods will reach their shelves.

  • Written by ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Gunman to plead guilty in TSA officer slaying

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gunman who killed a federal airport screener and wounded three others in a terrifying rampage at Los Angeles International Airport three years ago agreed to plead guilty to all counts in a deal that spares him the death penalty.

  • Written by BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press, AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

Florida braces for 'life-threatening' Tropical Storm Hermine

CEDAR KEY, Fla. (AP) — People on Florida's Gulf Coast put up shutters, nailed plywood across storefronts and braced Thursday for Tropical Storm Hermine, which the state's governor called potentially life-threatening as forecasters said it could strike land as a hurricane.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS