Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

  • Written by MARINA STARLEAF RIKER, Associated Press

South Korea: Overseas North Korean restaurant workers flee

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An unspecified number of North Koreans working at a Pyongyang-run restaurant overseas have escaped their workplace and will come to South Korea, South Korean officials said Tuesday.

  • Written by KIM TONG-HYUNG, Associated Press

US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After three military combat tours in warn-torn Iraq, Chase Millsap returned home to get on with a civilian life, but there was one thing he couldn't do: leave a comrade behind, certainly not one who had saved his life.

  • Written by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press