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Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video

In a fatal encounter captured on video, three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row during a struggle over one of the officers' guns, authorities said.

Seoul: North Korea test fires 2 short-range missiles

North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of “merciless strikes” against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion.

No signs of deal to fund Homeland Security

House Republican leaders on Sunday demanded that Democrats begin negotiations on funding for the Homeland Security Department and President Barack Obama’s unilateral actions on immigration. Democrats showed no indication they were willing to talk, and some Republicans said the party should simply surrender and give the agency money without conditions.

Congress’ dysfunction not limited to Homeland Security fight

Congress’ dysfunction isn’t limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption.

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30,000 march to mourn slain Putin foe

For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the solemn march through the Moscow drizzle on Sunday was a time for silence, not slogans.

US officials called 'terrorists' mock Venezuela travel ban

Conservative U.S. politicians banned from traveling to Venezuela by socialist President Nicolas Maduro are taking the restriction as a badge of honor.

Pickup truck goes into frozen river; dead dog found inside

A pickup truck went through the ice on a river early Sunday, and police found a dead dog but no people inside.

3rd child dies after carbon monoxide leak in Ohio home

The third of four children exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide from a furnace in a home has died.

Spacewaking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA.

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New round of snow could push Boston to season record

After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England is entering March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record.

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Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone

Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.

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Late-winter storms spread across areas of US

In the Midwest and central part of the U.S., various states, including Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Kansas, experienced a mix of freezing rain and snow on Saturday.

Firm agrees to refund to settle suit over weight-loss pills

A Salt Lake City-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising slogan, "Eat All You Want & Still Lose Weight," was deceptive.

Excommunicated Mormon loses her final appeal

The co-founder of a Mormon women's group who was excommunicated last year has lost her final appeal to regain membership in the Utah-based church.

Annual report offers new clues about Buffett's successor

Billionaire Warren Buffett is proud of what he's built as Berkshire Hathaway's CEO over the past 50 years, but he's also willing to admit making a few costly mistakes along the way.

Christie to Calif. Republicans: No rush to pick 2016 nominee

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told California Republicans on Saturday that the party should not rush to choose a 2016 presidential nominee because of pressure from pollsters, pundits and GOP donors.

Judge: Man competent for trial in killings of 3 at meeting

A man charged with opening fire during a municipal meeting in Pennsylvania, killing three people, is competent to stand trial, a judge has ruled.

Moody's downgrades Chicago's rating over pensions

Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Chicago's credit rating to two levels above junk status, citing the city's $20 billion mountain of unfunded pension liabilities.

Alaska flights canceled after volcano ash reduces visibility

Alaska Airlines says low visibility caused by ash from Russian volcanoes is behind the cancellations of several flights in the state.

Woman convicted in ex-Penn hoops star's death gets treatment

The wife of a former University of Pennsylvania basketball standout found guilty but mentally ill in his stabbing death may soon be paroled to the state mental hospital for treatment.

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