Posted: Aug 20, 2013 2:00 PM
Updated: Aug 20, 2013 2:01 PM
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) Military prosecutors at the Fort Hood shooting trial have rested their case. They called about 90 witnesses, including many who identified Major Nidal Hasan as the gunman who opened fire inside a crowded medical building in 2009. Thirteen people were killed and more than 30 were wounded.
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) The man accused of killing former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and another man at a Texas gun range has appeared before a judge for arraignment. Eddie Ray Routh (rowth) made a brief court appearance today in Erath (EE'-rath) County. His trial is scheduled to begin in late October.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Senator Ted Cruz of Texas says he has nothing against Canada but he's renouncing his citizenship from that country. Cruz issued a statement after releasing a birth certificate showing he was born in Calgary. Cruz maintains he was an American citizen at birth because his mother is American.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) Vice President Joe Biden's son is undergoing medical tests in Houston. Beau Biden became weak and disoriented last week after driving to a family vacation in Indiana. He had a mild stroke three years ago. The vice president is in Houston with his son.