WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging the difficulty of squaring U.S. law with national security priorities in dealing with the military overthrow of Egypt’s president, the Obama administration said Tuesday it was encouraged by a proposal from the country’s interim
NEW YORK (AP) — Nine reputed members of the Bonanno crime family were charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday with what prosecutors called old-school mob activity: gambling, loan sharking, extortion and drugs.
A two-year investigation dismantled one crew
“Fruitvale Station” is more than the dramatization of an obituary. It’s about empathy.
In recounting (and slightly fictionalizing) the final day of 22-year-old Oscar Grant’s life, first-time writer-director Ryan Coogler has made a film that piles small daily
KALONA, Iowa (AP) — An elderly man in eastern Iowa has been accused of using a rifle to threaten county employees working near his… More »
“My Education” (Viking) by Susan Choi
Our first glimpse of Regina Gottlieb is as a graduate student in her first days at a prestigious university. Somewhat naïve and more than a little intimidated by the sea of bright
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Robert Plant knows his fans want Led Zeppelin and he’s happy to comply. On his own terms.
Plant is on the road this summer with a new band, The Sensational Space Shifters, and he’s
It’s one of the saving graces of “Pacific Rim,” Guillermo Del Toro’s new mega-budget monsters vs. robots extravaganza, that at a key juncture, it knows how to make fun of itself.
This welcome bit of comic relief amid
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Eight meat and livestock groups have sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture in federal court in Washington to block… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — There’s a new Jonas on the horizon.
A representative for the Jonas Brothers says Kevin Jonas and wife Danielle are expecting their first child.
The two married in 2009. They are the stars of
WESTLAND, Mich. (AP) — Here’s mud in your eye. And your hair, back and legs.
It was a mother’s nightmare and a kid’s fantasy come true. Hundreds of children on Tuesday jumped into a 75-by-150-foot mud pit as