By MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press
March 7, 2014 11:46 p.m.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. — An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
By JONATHAN J. COOPER and CHAD GARLAND, Associated Press
March 7, 2014 11:43 p.m.
SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Legislature voted Friday to approve funding for cancer research facilities at Oregon Health & Science University, got the budget back in balance and then adjourned the 2014 session.
By MICHAEL SCHNEIDER, Associated Press
March 7, 2014 11:42 p.m.
ORLANDO, Fla. — After she drove her minivan into the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, authorities say, a pregnant South Carolina woman tried to call off bystanders hustling to rescue her three screaming children from the water that was rushing in through the windows.
By GERALD IMRAY and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press
March 7, 2014 11:21 p.m.
PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius told a concerned security guard on the phone that everything was "fine" after neighbors reported gunshots coming from the athlete's house the night he shot dead his girlfriend, according to testimony in the South African murder trial Friday.
By LAURA MILLS and JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press
March 7, 2014 11:19 p.m.
MOSCOW — Russia was swept up in patriotic fervor Friday in anticipation of bringing Crimea back into its territory, with tens of thousands of people thronging Red Square chanting "Crimea is Russia!" as a parliamentary leader declared the peninsula would be welcomed as an "equal subject" of Russia.
By Columbian news services
March 7, 2014 10:37 p.m.
The Portland Winterhawks scored three goals in the third period en route to a 7-3 Western Hockey League win over the visiting Seattle Thunderbirds on Friday in front of a sold out crowd of 10,947 at the Moda Center.
By STEVE PEOPLES and PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press
March 7, 2014 9:29 p.m.
OXON HILL, Md. — Some of the GOP's most prominent conservatives insisted Friday that Republicans should emphasize hot-button social issues like abortion and gay marriage in this year's midterm elections, exposing an ideological divide within a party trying to capture the Senate and then the White House.