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

Officer acquitted on all charges in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore officer was acquitted Monday of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, dealing prosecutors a significant blow in their attempt to hold police accountable for the young black man's death from injuries he suffered in the back of a police van.

  • Written by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

Elderly book end-of-life talks once labeled 'death panels'

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — The doctor got right down to business after Herbert Diamond bounded in. A single green form before her, she had some questions for the agile 88-year-old: about comas and ventilators, about feeding tubes and CPR, about intense and irreversible suffering.

  • Written by MATT SEDENSKY, AP National Writer