AP Interview: Michael Brown's mom's book recalls death, life

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lezley McSpadden was taking a cigarette break from her grocery store job when a friend called to say someone had been shot in the street near Canfield Green Apartments in Ferguson.

  • Written by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

US-Afghan raid rescues abducted son of former Pakistan PM

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. and Afghan forces conducting a raid Tuesday against Islamic militants unexpectedly found and rescued the son of a former Pakistani prime minister who had been abducted three years ago, officials said.

  • Written by ASIF SHAHZAD, Associated Press LYNNE O'DONNELL, Associated Press

Arresting officer in Freddie Gray case chooses bench trial

BALTIMORE (AP) — A police officer charged in the Freddie Gray case chose Tuesday to stand trial before a judge rather than a jury, eliminating a potential wild card in the divisive and emotionally charged case.

  • Written by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press