Nuns who help homeless face eviction in costly San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? San Francisco nuns who serve the homeless are in danger of getting kicked out of their home after a rent hike of more than 50 percent, another example of the struggle to balance soaring living costs in a booming economy.
Obama seeks cybersecurity boost to replace 'ancient' tech
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computers systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.
Judge's error could set man free without trial for murderATLANTA (AP) ? A mistake by a superior court judge may set a Georgia man free without him ever having to stand trial.
New Hampshire votes in high-profile US primary
After months of studying and meeting candidates, New Hampshire residents trooped to polls Tuesday in the second key test of the White House race, with Donald Trump chasing victory and Hillary Clinton looking to reel in local hero Bernie Sanders. Once every four years, the nation's eyes focus like laser beams on little, largely rural New Hampshire, which holds the first state primaries after the Iowa caucuses kick off the US presidential nomination process. The proud northeastern state, home to just 1.3 million people, sets the tone for the primaries -- and could whittle down a crowded Republican field as the arch-conservative Senator Ted Cruz and more mainstream candidates led by Senator Marco Rubio battle for second place behind frontrunner Trump.
FBI director says investigators unable to unlock San Bernardino shooter's phone content
By Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director James Comey said on Tuesday that federal investigators have still been unable to access the contents of a cellphone belonging to one of the killers in the Dec. 2 shootings in San Bernardino, California, due to encryption technology. Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the phenomenon of communications "going dark" due to more sophisticated technology and wider use of encryption is "overwhelmingly affecting" law enforcement operations, including investigations into murder, car accidents, drug trafficking and the proliferation of child pornography. "We still have one of those killer's phones that we have not been able to open," Comey said in reference to the San Bernardino attack.
Md. legislature overrides veto on felon votingANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) ? The Maryland General Assembly on Tuesday overrode Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill with the help of a lawmaker who was allowed to vote twice: once as a member of the House and again as a senator.
Aubameyang nets 30th goal as Dortmund reach semis
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang claimed his 30th goal of the season on Tuesday to help fire Borussia Dortmund into the German Cup semi-finals with a 3-1 victory at VfB Stuttgart. Gabon striker Aubameyang and Germany winger Marco Reus, who have provided 45 of Dortmund's goals in all competitions this season, netted before Henrik Mkhitaryan claimed their late third. Aubameyang has now scored in each of Dortmund's last seven German Cup games, dating back to the start of last season, having also netted in Dortmund's 3-1 Cup final defeat to Wolfsburg last May.
Record 98 shark attacks worldwide in 2015
A record of 98 shark attacks took place worldwide last year, the highest number ever recorded, a US university said Tuesday, citing warmer waters and more beachgoers as possible explanations. The United States was the leading country for shark attacks by far with 59, followed by Australia (18) and South Africa (8). Of the US attacks, 30 occurred in the southeastern state of Florida, while Hawaii saw the only shark-related death.
Judge, not armchair 'Serial' detectives, to decide retrialBALTIMORE (AP) ? Prompted by a podcast that turned millions of listeners into armchair detectives, a judge will now decide whether to grant a new trial to a man convicted as a teenager of murdering his high school girlfriend.
Sikh man blocked by Mexican airline satisfied with apologyMEXICO CITY (AP) ? An Indian-American actor and designer who wasn't allowed to board a Mexico City-to-New York flight after refusing to remove his turban said Tuesday that he is satisfied with an apology from the airline.