NSA surveillance covers 75% of US Internet traffic

2013-08-21 14:57:08

The National Security Agency's surveillance network has the capacity to reach around 75 percent of all US Internet communications in the hunt for foreign intelligence, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Police identify suspect in US school shooting

2013-08-21 09:26:13

Police say the suspect in a shooting at an Atlanta-area elementary school is 20 years old and faces several charges, including aggravated assault on a police officer.

Manning to be sentenced on Wed

2013-08-21 08:04:54

Bradley Manning, the soldier convicted of giving classified US files to WikiLeaks, will be sentenced on Wednesday.

US school gunfire suspect in custody

2013-08-21 06:53:00

A school official says police have a suspect in custody after reports of a gunman at an Atlanta-area elementary school.

Australian player target of random killing in US

2013-08-20 15:57:42

An Australian man attending an Oklahoma college on a baseball scholarship was shot and killed over the weekend in what police described Monday as a random act of violence.

Mexico condemns attacks on sailors at Polish beach

2013-08-20 15:25:25

The Mexican government on Monday condemned the attack on Mexican sailors at a Polish beach, which left 17 people injured.

Ohio man finds load of marijuana stashed in safe

2013-08-20 15:24:58

A man in western Ohio found nearly 300 pounds (136 kilos) of marijuana stuffed into a Mexican-made gun-storage safe that he recently purchased on the Internet.

Teen surfer survives shark attack in Hawaii

2013-08-20 14:18:04

A 16-year-old boy surfing along the east coast of Hawaii's Big Island was bitten in the legs by an 8-foot shark in the second such attack in the state in less than a week.

US opens patent probe into Chinese medical device

2013-08-20 11:01:40

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Monday initiated a patent investigation into a Chinese medical device company and its two US entities.

Ride to fly on the top of mountains

2013-08-19 10:15:49

Yannick Granieri of France competes during the Crankworx Red Bull Joyride in Whistler, British Columbia August 17, 2013.

'Oddball autos' on show at Concours d'Lemons

2013-08-19 09:52:49

A 1975 Lincoln Towne Coupe customized with a horse and rider is displayed during the Concours d'Lemons in Seaside, California, August 17, 2013.

CIA document release acknowledges Area 51

2013-08-19 07:53:44

A newly declassified CIA document confirms the existence of famed Area 51 in Nevada, but conspiracy theorists will be disappointed that the spy agency offers no proof of alien spaceship landings in the desert.