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National & World 9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect (New) 9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect (Photo Gallery)
Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact with the suspect they describe as a self-taught survivalist despite an intensive search that shut down the heavily wooded community where he lived with his parents.
National & World Armed officers comb ambush suspect's woods Armed officers comb ambush suspect's woods (Photo Gallery)
Authorities who spent the night in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents donned bulletproof vests and gathered heavy rifles before fanning out Saturday morning.
National & World Second man arrested trying to enter White House Second man arrested trying to enter White House (Photo Gallery)
A man who drove up to a White House gate and refused to leave was arrested on Saturday, the Secret Service said, less than 24 hours after another man jumped the fence and made it all the way into the presidential residence before being apprehended. The president and first family were not at home.
National & World Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition
Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists.
National & World A look at American jihadis: Why do they fight? A look at American jihadis: Why do they fight?
Abusalha, 22, was a community college student who grew up playing basketball in Vero Beach, Florida. But Abusalha, the son of a Palestinian father and Italian-American mother, became increasingly consumed with religious fervor.
National & World Sierra Leone into massive Ebola isolation effort Sierra Leone into massive Ebola isolation effort (Photo Gallery)
Some residents ran from their homes in Sierra Leone to avoid being trapped during a three-day lockdown to contain the Ebola outbreak, a health worker said Saturday, a minor setback on the second day of a massive effort to confine 6 million people to their homes.
National & World Fence-jumper makes it into the White House Fence-jumper makes it into the White House
A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, just minutes after President Barack Obama had departed, the Secret Service said.
National & World Ex-diner manager gets 8 years in murder-for-hire plot
The former manager of a popular northern New Jersey diner was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill his uncle, a co-owner of the restaurant, in an attempt to gain greater control for himself.
National & World Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren
Authorities say a man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage at a home in the small Florida town of Bell.