Gunman's manifesto describes actions as 'necessary evil'

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man who ambushed and killed three law enforcement officers in Louisiana purportedly described his actions as a "necessary evil" in a self-described, handwritten manifesto that an Ohio man says was emailed to him by the gunman less than an hour before the shootings.

  • Written by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press

Comic-Con launches with preview night, 'Trek' premiere

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The hordes of zombies, legions of Stormtroopers, leagues of superheroes and crews of Starfleet officers have already begun crawling, marching, flying and beaming into San Diego for that other big convention this week: Comic-Con International.

  • Written by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

Oceanographer says Flight 370 could be north of search area

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The oceanographer whose calculations helped an American adventurer find potential debris from Flight 370 said Thursday that the Malaysia Airlines jetliner could have crashed slightly north of the current search area.

  • Written by ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press