Pentagon misled lawmakers on military sexual assault cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon misled Congress with inaccurate and vague information about sexual assault cases that portrayed civilian law enforcement officials as less willing than military commanders to punish sex offenders, an Associated Press investigation found.

  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press

Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The latest crackdown on illegal logging in Cambodia is "just a game" and big timber traders are winning, says Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two decades helping poor villagers fight poaching of precious tropical forests.

  • Written by ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press

South Korea says North is preparing for 5th nuclear test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president said Monday that there are signs that North Korea is preparing for a fifth nuclear bomb test amid reports of increased activity at the country's main nuclear test site.

  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

California student says airline removed him for Arabic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a flight at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month because a fellow passenger was alarmed by an innocent conversation he was having in Arabic.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Oculus reacts to virtual reality privacy questions

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — An executive from virtual reality company Oculus says consumers shouldn't be concerned about an invasion of their privacy when using the Oculus Rift.

  • Written by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer