PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin told a National Urban League gathering in Philadelphia on Friday to use her tragedy to stop the same thing from happening to another child and she blamed Florida’s
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is transferring two Guantanamo Bay detainees to Algeria, the first movement of terrorist suspects from the prison since the president announced a renewed push to close the contentious military-run facility in Cuba.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chances are that about 15 percent of the food you eat — more if your diet includes lots of fruits, vegetables and cheese — comes from abroad, and the government is taking steps now to
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is drawing the wrath of fellow Republicans for advocating security over privacy rights in the debate over U.S. surveillance efforts.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul tweeted Friday that he worries
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Air and water navigation restrictions remain in place around a natural gas well that blew wild and caught fire earlier this week about 55 miles off the Louisiana coast.
The federal Bureau of Safety
Deep in the mountains of northern Idaho, miles from the nearest town, lays evidence of a little-known portion of a shameful chapter of American history.
There are no buildings, signs or markers to indicate what happened at the
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Federal authorities in Vermont say an immigrant faces charges of lying to immigration authorities by denying involvement in war crimes during the conflict in Bosnia two decades ago.
An indictment says Edin Sakoc, (“ED-een
LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Federal regulators are worried a security manager’s firing at a large New Jersey nuclear plant could deter employees and contractors from questioning safety.
A jury last month concluded the 2009 firing
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man who was at the center of a capital punishment battle between the state and federal governments has agreed to plead guilty in exchange for prosecutors dropping plans to seek the
WASHINGTON (AP) — The birth father of a girl of Cherokee heritage is asking the Supreme Court to stop a state-court ordered handover of his daughter to adoptive parents.
The filing Friday by Dusten Brown is the latest
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee is extending an investigation into possible ethics violations by Democrat Tim Bishop of New York.
The panel does not identify the reasons for the investigation. It says the extension does not
DENVER (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shootings has upheld the constitutionality of one of the laws used to charge James Holmes with murder.
The judge on Friday rejected a request by defense lawyers to overturn
NEW YORK (AP) — The father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is castigating lawmakers who voted this week to spare a government surveillance program his son exposed.
On NBC’s “Today” show Friday, Lon Snowden said there’s
BOSTON (AP) — An FBI agent has described the 2011 capture of reputed Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger (BUHL’-jur) and his longtime girlfriend in Santa Monica, Calif.
Agent Scott Garriola said that after receiving a tip on June
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama is not expected to name a new chairman of the Federal Reserve until the fall, lowering expectations for an imminent announcement.
A senior official says the president has