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1 hr ago | Washington Times
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed a new state public safety director, giving his administration its only black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.
2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
U.S. immigration authorities must revamp their practices to ensure Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally are properly informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge, according to a lawsuit settlement made public Wednesday.
2 hrs ago | Harvard Hillside
VENICE, Italy - The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red-carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city.
2 hrs ago | The China Post
Minnesota An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State , a U.S. official said.
6 hrs ago | TheBostonChannel.com
The American writer flew Tuesday from Tel Aviv, Israel, to the United States -- stopping first in Newark, New Jersey, before reuniting with his mother in Boston, his family said in a news release.
7 hrs ago | WHAM-AM Rochester
A hospital nurse has been sentenced to four to 12 years in state prison for an identity theft scheme using patient information.
A former hit man for Pablo Escobar , who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of the drug kingpin's army of assassins, was freed from prison on Tuesday amid angry protests by his many alleged victims.
A Navy nurse who was the first, and apparently only, member of the medical staff at Guantanamo to refuse to take part in the feeding of hunger striking prisoners has had his assignment cut short at the U.S. base in Cuba, officials said Tuesday.
Yemeni security officials say that two prisoners held at a U.S. military prison in Afghanistan have been handed over to Yemen.
The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon.
A judge has sentenced a man accused of running an investment fraud scheme that lost millions in investor dollars to serve five years in federal prison.
Stranded Man! Stunning aerial pictures show tens of thousands marooned at the gates of Burning Man as festival is POSTPONED after rare heavy rains turn desert site into a quagmire Moment Michael Brown was shot dead 'caught on audio recording': FBI handed potentially damning tape of ELEVEN rounds being fired - including final volley of 'kill shots' ... (more)
Oklahoma prison officials violated the Constitution's First Amendment when they prevented reporters from viewing portions of the botched execution of a death row inmate earlier this year, two news organizations claim in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law should be sentenced to life in prison for his role as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept.
An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as British investigators reportedly look at his son in the killing of an American journalist.
Colorado prison officials waited 17 months to report the death of a mentally ill inmate to state health officials, which has delayed an outside review into policies and procedures that may have led to the death that was videotaped by guards.
You won't see it on the itinerary for Stephen Harper's annual northern tour, and it's somewhere the prime minister would probably rather not be seen, anyway.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 01:01 pm
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