Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel encountered political tension with the Afghan president and a series of security problems during his first visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief, but he met privately with President Hamid Karzai and says they discussed the key issues.
Washington authorities say a suspect in the deaths of his elderly grandparents is considered "an extreme danger to the public and police." King County Sheriff's detectives say they believe 26-year-old Michael (Chad) Boysen may be seeking to obtain firearms because he has been searching for gun shows on the Internet.
25-year-old Troy Hennum is accused of asking some of the girls on the team he coached at Seattle's Roosevelt High School  to find "cute girls," take their pictures and bring their phone numbers to him.
Ram Singh, who is accused of driving the bus on which a 23-year-old student was raped and fatally assaulted by a group of six men in December, hung himself with his own clothes, said G. Sudhakar, the top police official at Tihar jail.
It was nearly 10 years ago when Steve Averbach, a New Jersey-born Israeli police officer realized a fellow passenger on a Jerusalem bus was a suicide bomber disguised as an Orthodox Jew and made a decision that saved potentially dozens of lives and changed his forever.