• Police officers enter into the house of Satoshi Uematsu, the suspect in a mass stabbing attack, in Sagamihara, outside of Tokyo, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The suspect was being transferred Wednesday from a local police station to the prosecutor's office in Yokohama. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

    Japan police search home of suspect in stabbing spree

    SAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — Japanese police on Wednesday searched the home of the suspect in a mass stabbing spree that left 19 people dead at a facility for the mentally disabled.

  • Police officers stand guard at a crossroad near the Tsukui Yamayuri-en, a facility for the mentally disabled where a number of people were killed and dozens injured in a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside of Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at the facility where he had been fired, officials said, killing many people months after he gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan and saying all disabled people should be put to death. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Rare mass killing raises questions about security in Japan

    TOKYO (AP) — The killing of 19 people at a home for the mentally disabled raised questions about whether Japan’s reputation as one of the safest countries in the world is creating a false sense of security.

  • Albuquerque man gets 27 ½ years in prison for carjackings

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man accused of multiple carjackings and using a gun to commandeer a car from a woman and her three children has been sentenced to 27 1/2 years in federal prison.

  • Sheriff: Man shoots woman in head; jumps from car

    OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff says a man fatally shot a woman while both were in a moving car, then disappeared for hours before authorities captured him.

  • Man shot by Gallup officers was 29-year-old Gallup resident

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police have identified a man fatally shot by Gallup police officers investigating a report of a knife-wielding man threatening people.

  • Pakistan army soldiers stand guard next to a damage army vehicle after an attack in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Pakistani police say unidentified gunmen have killed two army soldiers in a hit and run attack in the southern port city of Karachi. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

    Gunmen kill 2 army soldiers in southern Pakistan

    KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Unidentified gunmen killed two army soldiers in a hit-and-run attack in the southern port city of Karachi on Tuesday, police said.

  • Stephanie White, right, holds a photograph of her son Stef'an Strawder during an interview in her home in Lehigh Acres, Fla., Monday, July 25, 2016. Strawder, 18, was killed in the deadly shooting outside the Club Blu nightclub in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday. Police said the gunfire, which erupted at a swimsuit-themed party for teens, was not an act of terrorism. At left is Kasey Jones. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Mom: Warning didn’t keep slain son safe at Florida nightclub

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Stephanie White clutched a stack of photos while sitting in a chair in her home. The television was on, loud, and turned to the local news. A story came on about the mass shooting at a nightclub that took her baby’s life.

  • Satoshi Uematsu, left, the suspect of Tuesday's knife attack at a home for the mentally disabled, is escorted as he leaves a police station in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo to be sent to prosecutors Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The deadliest mass killing in Japan in the post-World War II era raised questions about whether Japan's reputation as one of the safest countries in the world is creating a false sense of security. (Yohei Kanasashi/Kyodo News via AP)

    Hatred behind troubled Japan knife attacker’s rampage

    SAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — The suspect in a mass stabbing attack that left 19 people dead at a facility for the mentally disabled in Japan was being transferred Wednesday from a local police station to the prosecutor’s office in Yokohama.

  • Woman shares her sexual assault story with Baylor players

    WACO, Texas (AP) — A woman who said she was raped by two Oregon State football players and two other men in 1998 has shared her story with the Baylor football team.

  • In this Wednesday, July 13, 2016 file photo, members of the New York Liberty basketball team await the start of a game against the Atlanta Dream in New York. The WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before and during games. WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a statement Saturday, July 23, the league was rescinding penalties given to the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing the shirts–which was a uniform violation. The players started wearing them to show solidarity after shootings in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    WNBA president on rescinded fines: We needed to move forward

    NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA President Lisa Borders says she hopes that rescinding the fines the league imposed over black warmup shirts worn in solidarity for shooting victims will lead to a fresh start on social activism for the players and their union.