FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Bradley Manning is creating a new set of potential complications for the military. Three years after rocking the Pentagon by leaking thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks, the former Army intelligence analyst says he wants to undergo hormone treatment and be known as a woman. Manning made the announcement a day after being sentenced to 35 years in prison.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The fate of an Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood is in the hands of the jury. Maj. Nidal Hasan passed on his final chance to address the jury today before it started deliberations. After a few hours, jurors asked to review a police officer's testimony. The judge granted their request, then allowed them to leave for the evening. Deliberations are set to resume tomorrow morning.
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market rose today but it was a glitch on the Nasdaq exchange that has turned out to be the day's big talking point. Trading on the electronic exchange was interrupted just after midday because of problems with a quote dissemination system. Nasdaq, which hosts the biggest names in technology, including Apple, Microsoft and Google, says it plans to investigate.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California professor who set a series of fires after his teenage son committed suicide and whose private emails described a graphic plan to attack the boy's school has been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison. University of California, Irvine, professor Rainer Reinscheid, pleaded guilty last month to six counts of arson and three counts of attempted arson. Reinscheid claimed he was out of his mind with grief when he set the fires.
UNDATED (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun is finally admitting he took performance-enhancing drugs during his NL MVP season of 2011 and is apologizing to everyone involved. Braun says he used a cream and a lozenge containing banned substances while rehabilitating an injury. Last month, he accepted a 65-game suspension resulting from Major League Baseball's investigation of a now-defunct anti-aging clinic in Florida.
Created: Thu, 22 Aug 2013 09:14:44 EST
Updated: Thu, 22 Aug 2013 09:14:44 EST