Officials: Navy Yard shooter ID'ed as Aaron Alexis

2013-09-17 04:42:05

Federal law enforcement officials say the man accused in a shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead has been identified as Aaron Alexis.

Obama condemns Washington Navy Yard shooting

2013-09-17 02:31:45

US President Barack Obama condemned Monday's shooting at Washington Navy Yard as a "cowardly act" while pledging a thorough investigation into the tragedy believed to have caused multiple deaths and injuries.

One suspect dead in Washington Navy Yard

2013-09-17 02:26:35

One suspect was pronounced dead in Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and the police were searching for two other potential shooters at large, said local police authorities.

Thirteen dead in US Navy Yard shooting

2013-09-17 00:38:28

A shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday has left 13 people dead, including the gunman, Washington Mayor Vincent Gray said.
Navy Yard shooter ID'ed as Aaron Alexis No evidence of second shooter One suspect dead Obama condemns shooting

Miss New York crowned 2014 Miss America

2013-09-16 15:14:39

Nina Davuluri became the first contestant of Indian heritage and the second consecutive contestant from New York to win the Miss America pageant Sunday night.

Rescuers search for Colorado flood victims

2013-09-16 09:55:18

Emergency workers in a massive effort to rescue stranded flood victims in Colorado, where more than 500 people are still unaccounted for, braced for a fresh pounding from storms on Sunday.

Summers withdraws from Fed chair contest

2013-09-16 08:08:56

Former US Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers on Sunday withdrew his name from consideration for the Federal Reserve chairmanship.

World's oldest man dies in NY at age 112

2013-09-15 13:51:05

The world's oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. He was 112.

Hundreds missing in Colorado floods

2013-09-15 10:35:51

Rescuers rushed by land and by air to evacuate Coloradoans stranded by epic mountain flooding as debris-filled rivers became muddy seas that extended into towns and farms miles from the Rockies.

Syrian opposition rejects US-Russia deal on chemical weapons

2013-09-14 23:49:06

The Syrian opposition on Saturday rejected here an agreement between the United States and Russia on Syrian chemical weapons and refused to declare a ceasefire with the government.

Obama to visit Asia

2013-09-14 13:37:40

The White House on Friday announced President Barack Obama will visit Indonesia, Brunei, Malaysia and the Philippines from October 6-12.

Man using cluster balloons lands in Newfoundland

2013-09-14 08:44:10

A balloonist who tried to cross the Atlantic Ocean using hundreds of helium-filled balloons is heading home after landing in Newfoundland, far short of his goal.