Government and politics
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says one of its unmanned surveillance aircraft has crashed in the Gaza Strip after experiencing a technical malfunction.
The military says it's investigating what caused the Skylark drone to go down on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elections officials in the District of Columbia are allowing a ballot initiative to go forward that would let the city's voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the nation's capital.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions. Instead, $126 million over the coming decade will go for additional research into pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders like autism and down syndrome.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A detainee at Guantanamo Bay is challenging force-feeding practices at the facility imposed on prisoners who go on hunger strikes.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Octomom" Nadya Suleman has pleaded not guilty to a fourth count of welfare fraud.
The single mother of octuplets and six other children appeared briefly for arraignment Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
The court scheduled the next hearing in the case for April 16.