FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A military judge was to address the latest snag holding up the trial in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage: the former defense attorneys’ objections to helping the suspect as he represents himself
“There are many actions that the United States can take to increase our humanitarian assistance to refugee populations and opposition groups short of injecting more weapons into the conflict.” — Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., expressing concerns about the
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers plucked most of about 60 passengers and crew from Philippine waters where their ferry sank early Friday, killing two people.
The inter-island ferry left Pio Duran port in Albay province and sank three
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laura Poitras’ skill and boldness as a documentary filmmaker have gained her Oscar and Emmy nominations, Sundance Film Festival honors and a public TV showcase, even if her work fell short of making a
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge is ready to classify as sex offenders two Ohio high school football players convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl last year.
The hearing by Judge Thomas Lipps Friday in Steubennville is a
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The officer who handled sexual assault claims for a New York Air National Guard airlift wing says the unit has promoted abusers instead of punishing them.
Retired Lt. Col. Sharon Dwyer Stepp’s claims are
BANGKOK (AP) — The British government has issued an alert to airlines around the world, urging them not to allow former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden to board flights to the United Kingdom.
The alert, dated Monday on
BOSTON (AP) — Two bookmakers are expected to testify in court about how James “Whitey” Bulger allegedly forced them to pay him so they could stay in business.
The bookies are slated to take the witness stand Friday
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Six months after the Newtown school shooting, the tragedy will be marked with a moment of silence, the reading of thousands of names of gun violence victims and calls around the country to pass
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese police have arrested one of the country’s best known bloggers for posting criticism of the communist government, intensifying a crackdown against Internet-fuelled dissent in the one-party, authoritarian state.
The arrest of Pham Viet