Police shoot, kill man in California

A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in the San Diego area is shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a “shooting stance,” authorities say.

Incidents of unruly passengers up

There were 10,854 air rage incidents reported by airlines worldwide last year, up from 9,316 incidents in 2014, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Remains of troops return to U.S.

After 170 years, remains thought to be those of U.S. troops who died in the Mexican-American War have been flown to a military mortuary in Delaware in an effort to determine whether they belonged to militia members of a regiment known as “The Bloody First.”

Quake hits western Nicaragua

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake hit near the capital Wednesday, causing at least one death, injuring five people and destroying some homes, authorities said.

FDA approves ‘artificial pancreas’

Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind “artificial pancreas,” a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed.

Ford recalls Focus hatchback cars

Ford is recalling about 74,000 Focus hatchback cars with manual transmissions in the U.S. and Canada because the hatches can be unlatched too easily while the cars are moving. The recall covers certain Focus hatchback and RS vehicles from the 2013 through 2017 model years.