US & World

What we know about the Brussels terror suspects

In the wake of the deadly attacks in Belgium's capital in March, two brothers were quickly identified as suspected suicide bombers; authorities took longer to name their suspected accomplices.

Belgians find elusive 'man in the hat' from airport video

Belgium's Federal Prosecution Office said recently detained Mohamed Abrini had confessed to being the vest- and hat-wearing man whose video image had been widely circulated by authorities.

Man sentenced in destructive 2014 Northern California fire

Thirty-nine-year-old Wayne Allen Huntsman pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of felony arson in the September 2014 King Fire.

Decades later, families await remains of loved ones lost in war

Nearly 83,000 U.S. service members are still listed as missing in action. Many of their families still hope their remains will be identified and returned home.

Lawsuit challenging US no-fly list includes 4-year-old California boy

The California boy who is a plaintiff in the class-action suit was listed among the known or suspected terrorists when he was 7 months old.

Mississippi governor signs 'religious freedom' bill into law

The new law specifically protects religious opposition to same-sex marriage, extramarital sex and transgender people. Gov. Phil Bryant said it "merely reinforces" existing religious freedoms.

Harley, the one-eyed hero dog, dies

Despite his bad heart, rotting teeth, fused spine, deformed legs and broken tail, he became the oldest and smallest winner of the annual Hero Dog contest.

Document leak reveals world leaders' offshore accounts

Associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin have channeled as much as $2 billion through offshore accounts, banks and shadow companies, according to a massive leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm.

US anti-radicalization plan can benefit communities

One in four attempted American ISIS recruits is from Minnesota. Supporters of a federal program aimed at stamping out ISIS recruitment in cities like Minneapolis say it could be a model for other cities.

Changes in safety and diplomacy are on deck for baseball's opening day

New technology, new safety measures, and a new relationship with Cuba are what reporter Jesse Sanchez says will be the big stories in baseball this year.

Your quinoa habit really did help Peru's poor, but there's trouble ahead

Headlines once warned the global quinoa boom was putting the nutritious crop out of the reach of those who grow it. New studies put those fears to rest. But bad news may loom for Andean farmers.

The push to restore health benefits to thousands of vets

The VA considers a major change that would grant health care to thousands of veterans separated for minor misconduct.

Living from rent to rent: Tenants on the edge of eviction

Most people who end up facing eviction simply can't afford to pay their rent. Many low-income tenants work, but their rent outpaces their wages.

Shooter in custody after incident puts US Capitol on lockdown

A gunman was taken into custody after shots were fired in the U.S. Capitol complex on Monday, Capitol officials said. Visitors and staff were shut in their offices. A female bystander sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Belgium charges 3 more suspects with terror offenses

A third man has been charged in connection with an alleged plot to launch a new attack in Paris. American victim is identified.

Americans were among those killed in Brussels attacks, Kerry says

Speaking in Brussels Friday, Kerry said he was grieving with "the loved ones of those who have been very cruelly taken from us — including Americans." It's the first confirmation of American deaths.