JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama has continued his two-day tour to promote economic revival and to counter expected roadblocks from House Republicans. Speaking in Jacksonville, Fla., Obama said some in the GOP want to shut government down just because he's for keeping it open. He's pitching the need to rebuild roads, bridges and ports.
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — Spain's government says two investigations are under way to determine why a passenger train sped through a curve and derailed, killing 80 people and injuring dozens. Eyewitness accounts and video show the training flying off the rails and smashing into wall. An analysis by The Associated Press concludes the train may have been doing twice the appropriate speed.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — One of the six jurors who acquitted George Zimmerman in connection with the fatal shooting of an unarmed teen says Zimmerman got away with murdering Trayvon Martin. The juror told ABC News' Robin Roberts that she initially favored convicted Zimmerman of second-degree murder but said there wasn't enough evidence to convict him.
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Newly released surveillance photos show former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez holding what authorities say appears to be a gun, shortly after his friend was shot to death. The photos were taken from Hernandez's home surveillance system and are contained in more than 100 pages of court records released today. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to killing Odin Lloyd.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson has asked a Nevada parole board for leniency on his armed robbery and kidnapping sentence. He's serving a nine-to-33-year sentence. Simpson, who is 66, expressed regret for his actions and described being an upstanding inmate.
Created: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 06:15:13 EST
Updated: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 06:15:13 EST