By MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
McLEAN, Va. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson of Florida lost $18 million in a scheme that cheated him and about 120 other investors out of more than $35 million, according to court papers.
The Virginia man who ran the scheme, William Dean Chapman, was sentenced
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SPOKANE, Wash. - For anyone whose parents have moved into their home or for those looking to possibly rent out part of their home, houses with in-law type set ups are ideal. It's a great way to give yourself and the person living
SEATTLE (AP) - The website for Washington's health insurance exchange is back down again with new technical issues after problems last week took the website down for four days. Spokeswoman Bethany Frey says problems at the Washington Department of Social and Health Services
By KERRY LESTERAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, who returned to Congress after suffering stroke last year, had his gallbladder removed Monday due to an unrelated medical issue.
Kirk underwent surgery around 9:30 a.m. Monday at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital and
By The Associated Press
A look at America's "new rich," a rising demographic group, according to survey data provided to The Associated Press:
-The group is made up largely of older professionals, working married couples and more educated singles, those with household income of $250,000
By TAMI ABDOLLAH and GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials say 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies saw themselves as being "above the law," engaging in corruption and civil rights abuses that included beating inmates and visitors, falsifying
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former New Orleans police officer testified Monday at his retrial that he thought he saw a gun in the hand of the man he shot and killed outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath - and still believes he was justified to use
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the U.S. military to transport troops from Burundi into the Central African Republic to help quell the latest upsurge in violence there.
Hagel approved the order after speaking with French Minister of
By BRIAN WITTEAssociated Press
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The U.S. Naval Academy superintendent said Monday that he decided to court-martial two midshipmen in a sexual assault case against a military judge's recommendation because it is his duty to make sure the charges are fully examined.
By STEPHEN SINGER and PAT EATON-ROBBAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Newtown officials asked for privacy and joined victims' families Monday in calling for people to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting by performing acts of kindness or volunteering
After considering all of the information presented, the appeals board upheld the original ruling by the University Disciplinary Board that puts students Dan McIntosh and Erik Fagan on indefinite probation for a weapons policy violation.
The students were punished by Gonzaga after using a gun to
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Prospects dimmed Monday for a quick extension of expiring unemployment benefits as Republican officials said they would not agree to include a renewal in any year-end budget deal.
Some congressional Democrats said they would continue to press
A sign posted to the front door Monday morning said it loud and clear: "Adams is closed."
Frozen pipes led the fire suppression system to fail, causing the sprinklers to go off. Damages to the ceiling tiles, carpets and classroom materials totaled thousands of dollars spread across five classrooms