ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A one-time tax on cigarette supplies has generated more than $30.4 million, most of which will be used as… More »
DETROIT (AP) — Ten things to know about Elmore Leonard, the acclaimed crime novelist who died Tuesday at age 87.
1. HE WROTE ON PAPER
Leonard wrote longhand on 63-page unlined yellow pads that were custom-made for
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s “Today” show is investing in readers.
The morning program announced Tuesday that it is starting a new book club. Its first club pick is “The Bone Season,” the debut novel of 21-year-old Samantha
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican official says that convicted drug trafficker Sandra Avila Beltran, known as the “Queen of the Pacific,” has returned to Mexico from the U.S. and has been handed over to authorities.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Neighbors, an ex-girlfriend, a member of a firearms club and a former soccer player who claims Oscar Pistorius threatened him are all named among the 107 potential state witnesses for the double-amputee Olympian’s murder trial.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A rare 16th-century scientific instrument used by early astronomers that has been missing from a Swedish museum for around a decade has been recovered and will be returned this week, the London-based Art Loss Register
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Department of Justice is seeking emergency legal relief to block the release of the emails of an Iowa… More »
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors and Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel’s attorney have filed court papers in his 2002 murder conviction appeal in which they disagree about the strength of the government’s case and the effectiveness of his
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved closer to a decision Tuesday on continuing or curtailing $1.5 billion in annual U.S. aid to Egypt amid the crackdown by military authorities there on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Elena Kagan says she and her fellow Supreme Court justices aren’t very tech savvy and still communicate with each other the same way they did when she was a clerk in 1987: with paper