By CHRIS BRUMMITTAssociated Press
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - A Vietnamese court issued jail sentences ranging from four to 12 years on Monday to three bloggers who wrote about human rights abuses, corruption and foreign policy, intensifying a crackdown on citizens' use of the Internet to
BOSTON (AP) - The woman who helped Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger evade authorities for 16 years has paid a $150,000 fine assessed when she pleaded guilty.
The Boston Globe (http://bo.st/Q5q31J ) reports that federal court records show that Catherine Greig (grehg) made the payment on Friday.
By MICHAEL BIESECKER
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - There was no sign of a convicted killer two days after he walked away from his tractor outside a prison farm in rural North Carolina.
Officers were still searching for James J. Ladd, 51, a Halifax County Sheriff's Department dispatcher said early
CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - Officials say an investigation into a bomb threat at Washington Dulles International Airport delayed several arriving flights, but no bomb was found.
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokeswoman Kimberly Gibbs said early Tuesday that authorities conducted an
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A rare bust of Benjamin Franklin with an estimated value of $3 million has been recovered almost a month after it was stolen from a home in a Philadelphia suburb.
The rare artwork was recovered Friday when authorities arrested a former house cleaner, owner George D'Angelo
CAMPO, Calif. (AP) - A fire that killed an elderly man who refused to evacuate and burned 20 homes in rural San Diego County was smoldering Tuesday, but gusty afternoon winds could push it back to life, authorities said.
Nearly 1,000 firefighters planned an all-out effort to surround the blaze,
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former gang member imprisoned for 19 years for a murder he didn't commit has been exonerated and set free.
John Edward Smith, wearing glasses and a tan striped polo shirt, walked out of a Los Angeles County jail on Monday night
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - President Barack Obama told world leaders Tuesday that attacks on U.S. citizens in Libya "were attacks on America," and he called on them to join in confronting the root causes of the rage across the Muslim world.
"I do believe that
By JUAN A. LOZANO and PAUL J. WEBERAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - A caretaker at a group home for the mentally ill called police in the middle of the night because a one-armed, one-legged man in a wheelchair was angry and wouldn't calm down.
What happened next is the subject of an
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) - A suburban Chicago man was sentenced Monday to more than 7½ years in prison for obtaining a deadly puffer-fish toxin to deploy as a weapon, which federal authorities once accused him of wanting to use to kill his wife.
Edward F. Bachner IV pleaded guilty last year to knowingly