By RUSSELL CONTRERAS and TERRY TANG, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 9:16 p.m.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 911 caller said Wednesday she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to "deal with it yourself" and hung up as she sought aid.
By SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 9:16 p.m.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — James Holmes' mother insisted Wednesday she would "have been crawling on all fours" to reach him had she known he was talking about killing people weeks before he ambushed a crowded Colorado movie theater.
By JOAN LOWY and LORI HINNANT, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 4:27 p.m.
WASHINGTON — A U.S. official says air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year.
By BRIAN BAKST and FARAI MUTSAKA, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 2:20 p.m.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe advised patients Wednesday to seek care elsewhere and said he rarely discussed his big-game hunting because it can be a "divisive and emotionally charged topic."
By ERICA WERNER and ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 1:21 p.m.
WASHINGTON — When Republicans took full control of Congress this year, they were determined to show voters they could govern responsibly. Instead they've been tearing each other apart in extraordinarily public displays, delighting Democrats and giving some in the GOP heartburn as the party aims for the White House in 2016.
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 12:15 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The arrest of Jonathan Pollard for spying for Israel touched off one of the most sensational spy cases in recent American history, stoking fierce international passions and decades of legal and diplomatic wrangling.
By DANIEL ESTRIN, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 11:21 a.m.
JERUSALEM — Israeli bulldozers began demolishing a contested housing complex in a West Bank settlement on Wednesday as the prime minister's office announced the "immediate construction" of some 300 new units at another location in the same settlement and advanced plans for about 500 new units in east Jerusalem.
By JOAN LOWY, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 1:47 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Congress is on track to shore up federal highway aid and veterans' health care before heading out of town this week for its August recess, leaving unresolved an array of sticky issues that are sure to complicate an autumn agenda already groaning under the weight of indecision.
By LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 2:23 p.m.
CINCINNATI — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on murder charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday, adding that the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."