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Women talk guns, firearms safety at clinic

...a museum display: a Glock, Ruger, .22-caliber semi-automatics, .44 Magnums, Colt .45s, bolt-action rifles and, the last of the year. One group stood at the semi-automatic handgun table; another stood at the revolver table. All...
Cocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coast

...Zukunft attributed it to the service's greater presence on the water after having to pull back its boats two years ago to meet automatic funding cuts.The Coast Guard, which is the only U.S. military branch able to make drug arrests hundreds of miles offshore...
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Social Security at 80: Overhaul time?

...dry in late 2016 - right in the middle of the presidential election. If Congress allows that to happen, it will trigger an automatic 19 percent cut in benefits to the 11 million people who receive Social Security disability.Lawmakers could redirect tax...
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Police shooting, protests put Ferguson back on edge

...fleeing. A court hearing in that case is scheduled for Aug. 31.Belmar said the suspect who fired on officers had a semi-automatic 9 mm gun that was stolen last year from Cape Girardeau, Missouri.The police chief drew a distinction between the shooters...
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Social Security disability fund to run dry next year

...will run out of money in late 2016. That would trigger an automatic 19 percent cut in benefits, unless Congress acts.The average...It would mark only the third year without an increase since automatic adjustments were adopted in 1975.Separately, about 7 million...
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A day at the 47th annual Southeast Alaska State Fair

...the volunteers running the wall told me. One side had an automatic belay. On the other, a volunteer stood on the ground, hooked...which looks a lot higher from the top than the bottom) an automatic contraption will catch you, but all went as planned, and...
Jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances in Holmes trial

...capacity crowd of more than 400 people, threw gas canisters, and then opened fire, with a shotgun, assault rifle and semi-automatic pistol before surrendering meekly to police outside.___Contributors include Associated Press Writer Thomas Peipert in...
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Man shot to death awaiting court appearance in Mississippi

...After the shooting, officers searched with metal detectors under crape myrtle trees, looking for the shell from the semi-automatic handgun.Guest said he thought there was little that deputies could have done to prevent the shooting. "There would have...
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Walker travels to Pentagon to make case for Alaska troops

...involved in the decision-making and continuing to push to see if any options are available," Walker said.A new round of automatic spending cuts could take effect in the budget year beginning Oct. 1. The Army says it would have to reduce active-duty...
Witnesses to 9-year-old murder testify in court

A day after a man obtained a semi-automatic rifle from Rayco Sales gun shop in Juneau, Fred Meyer retail...which he used to remove the barrel of the Ruger 10/22 semi-automatic rifle he obtained from Rayco Sales. The next day, Aug...


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