BOSTON (AP) — James “Whitey” Bulger is on trial in a 32-count racketeering indictment accusing him of a long list of crimes, including participating in 19 killings. Here’s a look at the case against him, his defense and
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Allies of outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have suffered a resounding defeat in local council elections, a clear rejection at the end of his term.
Not a single Ahmadinejad ally won a seat in
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Patrick Harris is returning to the stage — and not to hand out awards.
The four-time Tony Award host and former “Doogie Howser, M.D.” will star on Broadway in the spring as the
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man accused of gunning down a West Virginia sheriff has lost a bid for bail ahead of his first-degree murder trial.
Tennis Maynard’s attorney argued at a Monday hearing that he’s seen no
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — President Barack Obama has appointed a new envoy to lead a renewed effort to close the detention center at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Here’s a look at where
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it sees nothing new in North Korea’s offer of high-level talks with the U.S.
Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Monday that Pyongyang has made similar offers numerous times over the years. She
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A former day laborer has pleaded guilty to sneaking up on multiple women in northern Virginia and cutting their backsides with a razor blade or box cutter.
Johnny Guillen Pimentel pleaded Monday in Fairfax
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An expert testifying for Michael Jackson’s mother says he believes it was a conflict of interest for the promoter of the superstar’s comeback concerts to negotiate with his doctor.
David Berman is a longtime
LONDON (AP) — Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s leaks to the Guardian newspaper have thrown back the curtain on the world of diplomatic espionage, revealing — in explicit detail — how British spies monitor enemies and allies alike.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a law expanding the state’s Medicaid program following her victory over conservatives in her own party opposed to embracing a key part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Five Guantanamo Bay prisoners accused of helping orchestrate the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks returned to court Monday as arguments resumed over the preparations for a trial that remains distant.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Women may be able to start training as Army Rangers by mid-2015 and as Navy SEALs a year later under plans set to be announced by the Pentagon.
The plans would slowly bring women into
NEW YORK (AP) — As a queen, Helen Mirren reigns on screen and stage.
National Theatre Live, which broadcasts stage shows from England to movie screens worldwide, said Monday that its June 13 live broadcast of Mirren as
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man will spend up to 14 years in prison for seriously injuring a city officer, who has yet to… More »
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria’s prime minister said Monday that Parliament’s appointment of a media mogul as the nation’s security chief was a mistake, but that his government will not resign over it.
Several thousand people took to
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge says acting Pittsburgh police Chief Regina McDonald can’t prevent officers from working off-duty security details at strip clubs.… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain is questioning President Barack Obama about political appointees’ use of secret government email accounts to conduct official business.
The Arizona lawmaker sent a letter to Obama on Monday complaining that Congress
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new Pennsylvania law will prohibit coverage of most abortions under policies offered in a federally-run insurance marketplace starting next… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Cuba will resume talks this week on restarting direct mail service despite a deadlock between Washington and Havana over detainees that has largely stalled most rapprochement efforts, a U.S. official said
Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer addressed football fans and others at a United Way fundraiser on Monday. Click here to see his speech in its entirety.