Area Army recruiters look at women in military

Lt. Gen. Berry, West Point chief in ’70s, dies

Sidney Berry led men into combat in two wars and was wounded in both conflicts, yet the most trying period the highly decorated officer faced in a distinguished Army career occurred during his stint as head of the U.S. Military Academy…
Bersain Gutierrez

Seen and heard at Comic-Con

Associated Press journalists open their notebooks at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego…
Colorado Shooting

Colo. gun-rights rally called ‘slap in the face’

A gun-rights group denies it’s being insensitive by scheduling a rally in the same park where another group plans to the read names of gun violence victims on the anniversary of the Colorado theater shootings.…
business

SBA head leaving; no successor nominated

Small Business Administration head Karen Mills is leaving the agency at the end of August although her successor has not yet been nominated.…

Reputed Boston crime boss faces once-loyal crony

BOSTON (AP) — James “Whitey” Bulger and his former partner faced each other for the first time in nearly two decades Thursday, when Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi took the stand at Bulger’s racketeering trial and told of their…

Perry signs sweeping Texas abortion restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the state’s clinics that provide the procedure, a final step for the Republican-backed measure after weeks of sometimes…