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Trial is underway for Dylann Roof. The man accused of killing nine people inside a black church in Charleston, South Carolina last year. The defense admits Roof committed the killings, but says he should be spared the death penalty.
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped another general for his administration. Retired Marine General John Kelly is head of Homeland Security. Kelly retired after serving a three-year stint as head of U.S. Southern Command, which oversees the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.
A small turboprop plane from Pakistan's national airline, carrying 48 people, crashed shortly after takeoff some 45 miles northwest of Islamabad. There were no survivors.
Thousands gathered for a moment of silence 75 years after Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor, triggering U.S. entry into World War II. More than 2,300 U.S. servicemen were killed in the attack.
Ned Barker, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.