Obama: US will go after the IS group aggressively

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A day after bombs ripped through Brussels, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that fighting the Islamic State is his "No. 1 priority" and blasted Republican calls for surveillance of Muslim neighborhoods as counterproductive and contrary to U.S. values.

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

Colleges face legal backlash from men accused of sex crimes

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — After years of complaints that they weren't taking sexual assault reports seriously, colleges are finally doing so — and finding themselves slammed with lawsuits from men who say they were unfairly suspended or otherwise punished.

  • Written by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

13 alibi witnesses, 20 years in prison _ and now, freedom

NEW YORK (AP) — When questioned over a murder, Richard Rosario named 13 people he said could back an alibi 1,000 miles long. But he spent 20 years in prison before the conviction was overturned, freeing him — at least for now.

  • Written by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

In Cuba, Obama calls for burying 'last remnant' of Cold War

HAVANA (AP) — Capping his remarkable visit to Cuba, President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared an end to the "last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas" and openly urged the Cuban people to pursue a more democratic future for this communist nation 90 miles from the Florida coast.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, Associated Press MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press

Belgian authorities hunt Brussels bombing suspect

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities searched Wednesday for a man pictured at the Brussels airport with two apparent suicide bombers, amid growing suggestions that the bombings of the Brussels airport and subway were the work of the same Islamic State cell that attacked Paris last year.

  • Written by RAF CASERT, Associated Press LORNE COOK, Associated Press