Baltimore officials: No immediate decision in Gray case

BALTIMORE (AP) — Having weathered two all-night curfews with no major disturbances, Baltimore officials are now trying to manage growing expectations they will immediately decide whether to prosecute six police officers involved in the arrest of a black man who later died of injuries he apparently received while in custody.

  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

Pakistani court jails 10 for involvement in attack on Malala

MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday sentenced 10 militants to life in prison for their involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, a public prosecutor said.

  • Written by SHERIN ZADA, Associated Press

Vietnamese-Americans recall losses, gains since Saigon fell

 

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — In the chaotic final days before the Vietnam she knew collapsed in 1975, Bang Van Pham was rushed onto a U.S. military plane with her newborn son, headed to a land she had learned about in school but never seen.

  • Written by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

Japan PM offers condolences for WWII dead in historic speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring "history is harsh," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan offered solemn condolences Wednesday for the Americans who died in World War II as he became the first Japanese leader to address a joint meeting of Congress.

  • Written by MATTHEW PENNINGTON, Associated Press

NASA spacecraft to impact planet Mercury on Thursday

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Mercury-orbiting spacecraft, Messenger, is going out with a bang this week, adding a hefty crater to the little planet closest to the sun.

  • Written by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer