WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in Washington on Tuesday ordered a 30 day mental health evaluation for Omar Gonzalez, the Iraq war veteran charged with jumping the fence of the White House and entering the presidential mansion with a knife last month. Gonzalez was found "not competent" to stand trial in a brief screening performed while he was detained on charges stemming from the Sept. 19 incident. (Reporting By Julia Edwards; Editing by Sandra Maler)
By Jeffrey Dastin NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus. The restrictions on passengers whose trips originated in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea were announced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and were set to go into effect on Wednesday. The precautions stop well short of the travel ban sought by some U.S. ...
Two teenagers, ages 16 and 17, have been arrested for a home invasion robbery in which a 64-year-old man was badly beaten.
The campus was evacuated Monday afternoon after a threat allegedly made by a student.
A man listed as one of Shasta's Most Wanted was arrested late Monday night in Burney
A potential contribution from Associated Students has drawn some concerns.
The Cowboys cut ties with defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, and signed linebacker Troy Davis.
The NCAA and Oklahoma State announce that allegations of widespread misconduct in the football program outlined in a Sports Illustrated expose last year were "fundamentally unfounded."
The pressure is mounting on Florida coach Will Muschamp and his slumping Gators.
The Buffalo Bills placed running back C.J. Spiller, who suffered a broken collarbone in last Sunday's win over Minnesota, on injured reserve Tuesday with a designation to return.