Freed after years in solitary, woman faces jailhouse charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Candie Hailey spent more than three years in a New York City jail, most of it in solitary confinement, before a jury decided she was innocent last year and set her free. Now, prosecutors say she still hasn't been punished enough.

  • Written by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

Obama's historic trip to Cuba rife with risk, opportunity

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will open a new era in the United States' thorny relationship with Cuba during a history-making trip that has two seemingly dissonant goals: locking in his softer approach while also pushing the island's communist leaders to change their ways.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Top fugitive in Paris attacks captured during Brussels raid

BRUSSELS (AP) — Police raiding an apartment building captured Europe's most wanted fugitive Friday, arresting the prime suspect in last year's deadly Paris attacks in the same Brussels neighborhood where he grew up.

  • Written by RAF CASERT, Associated Press JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

Dubai airliner crashes in Russia killing all 62 on board

MOSCOW (AP) — A Dubai airliner with 62 people on board nosedived and exploded in a giant fireball early Saturday while trying to land in strong winds in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all aboard, officials said.

  • Written by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, ADAM SCHRECK