By By ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Internet service went down Thursday across Syria and international flights were canceled at the Damascus airport when a road near the facility was closed by heavy fighting in the country's civil war.
Activists said President
By By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Over objections from law enforcement officials, the Senate Judiciary Committee has approved legislation that would require police to obtain a search warrant from a judge before they can review a person's emails or other electronic
By By JAY LINDSAY and LYNNE TUOHYAssociated Press
PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) - Tips from acquaintances and others helped authorities track a fugitive New Hampshire couple to Florida, where they were arrested at the Universal Studios theme park on charges stemming from the beating and burning of the
By By LISA RATHKEAssociated Press
A New Hampshire couple suspected of abusing the woman's 3-year-old son have been arrested while leaving a parade at a theme park in Orlando, Fla., after two weeks on the run, authorities say.
Jessica Linscott and her boyfriend, Roland Dow, were taken into
By By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former Baltimore Orioles all-star Doug DeCinces and three others were indicted Wednesday on insider trading charges involving the use of information prior to the takeover of a medical device company in California, authorities said.
By By JEFF MARTINAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - The parents of a south Georgia college student first learned from Facebook that their daughter had been found dead in a dormitory study room shortly before Thanksgiving. Now, they hope that Facebook and other social media sites can help solve the
By By STEVE LeBLANCAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Nearly 200 inmates have been released from prison and their cases put on hold as a result of a Massachusetts state drug testing lab scandal.
Public Safety Secretary Mary Beth Heffernan told lawmakers at a public hearing Wednesday that while
By By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A national civil rights organization called on U.S. authorities Wednesday to explain their investigation into a leading maker of food for observant Muslims, saying it is troubled by the secrecy surrounding the seizure of the company
By By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Jabin Bogan spent seven months sleeping on the floor of a cell in a maximum-security Mexican prison, detained after he accidentally crossed the border at El Paso with 268,000 bullets in his truck. Nine people lived in Bogan's cell, with
By By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
MIAMI (AP) - Convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla's resentencing was postponed by a federal judge Wednesday, after his defense attorney argued Padilla is deteriorating psychologically after years of isolation and needs more time for family