In an unprecedented move, the Pentagon is trying to transfer convicted national security leaker Pvt. Bradley Manning to a civilian prison so he can get treatment for his gender disorder, defense officials said.
Evacuation orders for 20,000 homes in and around San Diego were lifted Tuesday evening as cool, calm air helped slow down a wildfire that had surged amid high temperatures and dry winds earlier in the day.
Nigeria's government said Tuesday it is open to negotiations with an Islamist militant group to secure the release of nearly 300 kidnapped schoolgirls, as a top U.S. senator called for military action to free the girls.
Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy and charged him with five counts of aggravated assault after he allegedly shot and injured five people near a southwest Atlanta high school on Tuesday, according to a published report.