CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's interim vice president, Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohammed ElBaradei, has joined the international chorus of condemnation of Wednesday's deadly violence in Cairo and across Egypt that left close to 300 dead. ElBaradei resigned in protest. But the interim prime minister said in a televised address that supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi were given ample warnings to leave two protest encampments.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — More testimony from medical examiners is expected Thursday in Texas at the trial of an Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 soldiers at Fort Hood. Pathologists who conducted several autopsies of the victims have told jurors that some of them were shot while on the floor. Maj. Nidal Hasan, who is representing himself, could face the death penalty if convicted.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — About 1,500 people who favor immigration reform have held a rally in Bakersfield, Calif., and protested outside the office of a House Republican leader. Congressman Kevin McCarthy is the Majority Whip. One protest sign warned that the GOP will become extinct unless it supports immigration reform. McCarthy's district is 35 percent Latino.
WANSHIP, Utah (AP) — Some residents of hundreds of homes threatened by a wildfire near Park City, Utah, were allowed to retrieve medications and pets on Wednesday. But evacuation orders remain in effect. Fire officials say 14 homes have been destroyed. Outbuildings, vehicles and boats have also been burned.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The ballots have finally been counted from Tuesday's vote on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on the issue of prohibition. Most voters favor legalized alcohol sales so that profits can be used for education and treatment of alcohol abuse. Supporters hope to put the current suppliers of booze out of business -- four stores in nearby Whiteclay, Neb., that sell millions of cans of beer a year.
Created: Thu, 15 Aug 2013 01:14:51 EST
Updated: Thu, 15 Aug 2013 01:14:51 EST