WASHINGTON (AP) — The immigration protesters advanced on the news conference, poking signs that read “Do Not Reward Criminals” and “No Amnesty!” over the heads of Republicans who had just finished speaking about finding a civilized tone in
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House-backed immigration legislation is gaining momentum in the Senate, where key lawmakers say they are closing in on a bipartisan compromise to spend tens of billions of dollars stiffening the bill’s border security requirements
A California developer says an underground shelter he’s creating in a vast limestone cave in eastern Kansas could be the human race’s best chance to survive a nuclear attack or the impact of a wayward meteor.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is preparing to vote on whether to cut federally-subsidized crop insurance that helps farmers when they lose crops or revenue.
The amendment by Wisconsin Rep. Ron Kind would limit government help for crop
JERUSALEM (AP) — Rabbi Moshe Greenberg, a religious educator who survived a brutal Gulag in Siberia and secretly taught Judaism under an oppressive Soviet regime, has died in Israel. He was 84.
The Hasidic Chabad Lubavitch movement in
BOSTON (AP) — After hearing three days of testimony from a hit man who admitted killing 20 people, jurors in the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger will soon get to hear from the families of some of those
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Some neighbors of a former mob hit man were shocked to learn about his past during his testimony against James “Whitey” Bulger this week.
John Martorano has admitted to 20 killings and previously spent
A 32-year-old Pennsylvania man with Down syndrome was so severely neglected by his family that his body was covered in scabies and he weighed just 69 pounds when he died.
BEIJING (AP) — Astronauts struck floating martial arts poses, twirled gyroscopes and manipulated wobbling globes of water during a lecture Thursday from China’s orbiting space station that’s part of efforts to popularize the space program among young people.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Nearby Malaysia closed 200 schools and banned open burning
BAGHDAD (AP) — Al-Qaida’s Iraq arm is gathering strength in the restive northern city of Mosul, ramping up its fundraising through gangland-style shakedowns and feeding off anti-government anger as it increasingly carries out attacks with impunity, according to
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man found guilty in a murder trial that hinged on a paralyzed victim blinking his eyes to identify his shooter is scheduled to be sentenced.
A jury last month convicted Ricardo Woods, 35,
NEW YORK (AP) — An 89-year-old heir could end up in prison after a court date on his 11th-hour bid for a new trial in a case that shook New York society.
Anthony Marshall is due in a
CLEVELAND (AP) — The first of four suspects is due in federal court in a forced labor case alleging an Ohio woman was held captive with her child, threatened and made to do housework.
A spokesman for the
BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had a connection to a homicide victim found in an industrial park near the athlete’s home, but family members and officials aren’t commenting on the nature of their