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Jesse Jackson Jr. served in the U.S. House for 17 years before he resigned in November 2012.
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With defendant James "Whitey" Bulger sitting less than eight feet away and staring straight ahead, a star government witness in the case against Bulger explained Monday why he turned against the man he long counted among "my partners in crime, my best friends."
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An Indiana woman who was sentenced to death by the electric chair at age 16 was released Monday after serving more than a quarter of a century in prison.
The names of dozens of detainees held at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were released for the first time on Monday after a newspaper sued the federal government for the information.
Chicago's next U.S. attorney faces a dilemma sprung from the twin evils bedeviling America's third-largest city.
IN COURT: A sketch of self-proclaimed terrorist mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, wearing a camouflage jacket and white turban, made during a break in the pretrial hearings at the Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base in Cuba.
"Alex" has blue hair, a green nose and wears a hoodie. He seems like any other inhabitant of "Sesame Street," except his dad is in jail.
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.
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A federal judge in San Francisco on Monday is scheduled to consider whether an airborne fungus that occurs naturally in the San Joaquin Valley presents enough of a public health danger that thousands of vulnerable state prison inmates should be moved to other locations.
Ian Brady wants to be transferred to a prison from the secure Ashworth Hospital, where he is on hunger strike Moors Murderer Ian Brady has been seen in public for the first time in decades as his mental health tribunal began.
Five Guantanamo Bay prisoners accused of helping orchestrate the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks are due back in court as the U.S. government tries to push the long-stalled case forward.
Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese activist whose dramatic escape from house arrest last year provoked a diplomatic firestorm between Washington and Beijing, said he is being forced to leave New York University over fears his presence there is affecting the university's relationship with China.
Vietnamese police have arrested a blogger accused of posting "erroneous and slanderous" information about the communist government, the third blogger to be locked up in the past month in an intensifying crackdown against dissent, state media reported Monday.
A group of 51 beauty queens from every U.S. state and the District of Columbia are preparing to smile and strut their way toward the 62th Miss USA title.
When a National Security Agency contractor revealed top-secret details this month on the government's collection of Americans' phone and Internet records, one select group of intelligence veterans breathed a sigh of relief.
President Barack Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer with extensive experience in all three branches of the government to be the State Department's special envoy for closing down the military-run prison at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.