By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal judges across the nation are shouldering criminal caseloads that vary widely in size, sometimes even among judges in the same courthouse, according to a study released Sunday.
The study by the Transactional Records Access
By ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENAAssociated Press
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - A 6.5-magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala's Pacific coastline on Sunday, just four days after a major quake killed dozens and left thousands without homes in the region.
People fled buildings and homes in panic in cities along
By MICHELE SALCEDOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are proposing comprehensive changes to the immigration laws that would include a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants now in the United States.
By JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel was drawn into the fighting in neighboring Syria for the first time Sunday, firing warning shots across the border after an errant mortar shell landed near an Israeli military installation in the Golan Heights.
While Israel appeared
By ARON HELLER and IBRAHIM BARZAK
JERUALEM (AP) - Israeli forces struck targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, killing one Palestinian and wounding more than 30 others as militants launched dozens of rockets in some of the heaviest fighting the area has seen in months.
The flare-up increased
By AYE AYE WINAssociated Press
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A strong earthquake collapsed a bridge and damaged ancient Buddhist pagodas in northern Myanmar, and piecemeal reports from the underdeveloped mining region said mines collapsed and as many as 12 people were feared dead.
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Not a day goes by that Zach Camp doesn't replay that terrible August day over in his mind.
Was there anything he could have done differently? Were there any signs that an Afghan Army soldier was going to turn his machine gun on the
By BARBARA SURK and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - The newly elected leader of Syria's main opposition group slammed the international community for what he called inaction, saying Saturday that fighters are in desperate need of weapons to break the stalemate with President
By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Government leaders in the United States and Mexico are close to signing a pact to add areas south of the border to Colorado River water sharing agreements involving seven Western U.S. states, officials said Friday.
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A Dallas truck driver who says he made a wrong turn into Mexico with a trailer full of ammunition may soon be released from a Mexican prison after paying a fine.
A federal judge overseeing the case of Jabin Bogan told The El Paso Times that the trucker can go free after he