5 construction officials held over Indian overpass collapse

KOLKATA, India (AP) — Indian police on Friday detained five officials of a company constructing an overpass that collapsed onto a crowded Kolkata neighborhood, killing at least 24 people and injuring more than 80.

  • Written by RISHI LEKHI, Associated Press RISHABH R. JAIN, Associated Press

George Mason University becomes a favorite of Charles Koch

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — George Mason University, a public school outside the nation's capital, has quietly become a conservative powerhouse in economics and law, a reputation built in part with tens of millions of dollars a year from billionaire Republican donor Charles Koch.

  • Written by MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press

Seeing slow progress, leaders face disparate nuclear threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of world leaders assembling Friday for a nuclear security summit will confront a disparate array of modern-day threats, ranging from government actors like North Korea to murkier groups like the Islamic State.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Seoul: N. Korea fires missile and tries to jam GPS signals

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea and tried to jam GPS navigation signals in South Korea on Friday, Seoul officials said, hours after U.S., South Korean and Japanese leaders pledged to work closer together to prevent North Korea from advancing its nuclear and missile programs.

  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press