Use of body cams questioned after Charlotte police killings

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in Charlotte is only the latest shooting to raise questions about how the department uses body cameras.

  • Written by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo

LONDON (AP) — As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web.

  • Written by RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press

Homeland chief: Homegrown attacks an increasing threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bombings in New York and New Jersey — and a stabbing attack in Minnesota the same day — underscore that homegrown attacks inspired by violent extremists are as much a threat to the United States as those directed by terrorists, the nation's Homeland Security chief says.

  • Written by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

Cedar Rapids residents hope flood barriers hold

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Residents of Cedar Rapids, Iowa's second-largest city, hope a temporary floodwall that is protecting thousands of homes and downtown buildings from the rain-swollen Cedar River will hold as the rain-swollen Cedar River crests.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS