NEW YORK - Two people remained unaccounted for on Friday in the wake of an apparent gas explosion that destroyed four New York City apartment buildings and injured 19 people, police said. | Video
WASHINGTON - Arlington County Police said in a tweet on Friday they gave the "all-clear" to a shopping center near the headquarters of the U.S. Defense Department, with business returning to normal and roads re-opening after bomb-sniffing dogs inspected the area.
- A Boston woman has been indicted with fraudulently obtaining $8,000 from the fund set up for victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and thousands more from other fundraising, officials said on Thursday.
- A U.S. grand jury has indicted an Alabama police officer, captured on video throwing an Indian man to the ground, on a civil rights charge stemming from the use of unreasonable force, federal prosecutors said on Friday.
SAN FRANCISCO - A California jury has reached a verdict in a high profile gender discrimination lawsuit brought by former Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers partner Ellen Pao against the venture capital firm, a court official said on Friday.
- A former University of Mississippi student has been indicted on civil rights charges accusing him of draping a noose and a Confederate flag around the neck of a statue of the school's first black student, U.S. prosecutors said on Friday.
SEATTLE - The family of Susan Powell, a Utah woman who vanished in 2009 and whose husband later killed himself and the couple's two young sons, has reached a settlement with her husband's family over the couple's estate and life insurance money, court records show.
OKLAHOMA CITY - A racist song chanted by members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity was learned at a national Sigma Alpha Epsilon leadership cruise four years ago and became a part of the chapter's culture, school President David Boren said on Friday.
NEW YORK - Workers may have "inappropriately" tapped into a gas line before a devastating explosion that destroyed buildings, injured 22 people and left at least two people unaccounted for, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Missouri white supremacist is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday afternoon on charges that he fatally shot three people outside two Jewish centers in a Kansas City suburb last April.