By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The hospital-room questioning of the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is generating concern about whether he should have been interrogated without first being told of his constitutional rights to silence and a lawyer - and,
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
VERNON, Conn. (AP) - Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel launched a barrage of criticism Thursday against the attorney who represented him at his murder trial, saying he failed to track down key witnesses while having fun and basking in the limelight.
By SAM KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea's military, founded 81 years ago Thursday, is older than the country itself. It began as an anti-Japanese militia and is now the heart of the nation's "military first" policy.
Late leader Kim Jong Il elevated the military'
By PETE YOST, LARA JAKES and RODRIQUE NGOWIAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Sixteen hours after investigators began interrogating him, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings went silent: he'd just been read his constitutional rights.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev immediately stopped talking
By REGINA GARCIA CANOAssociated Press
MANCHESTER, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say there was a dispute between the man suspected of killing a south-central Illinois family and at least one of the victims, but they don't know what it was about.
Illinois State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond said
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia jury won't hear from an abortion provider before they weigh charges that he killed a woman and four viable babies.
Dr. Kermit Gosnell decided Wednesday not to testify or call witnesses at his capital murder trial. The jury is
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) - Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a northern Idaho woman charged with killing a 2-year-old girl she was babysitting. The Lewiston Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/YPx6Qn) the Nez Perce County Prosecutor's Office earlier this week filed a
By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - The minaret of a landmark 12th century mosque in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo was destroyed Wednesday, leaving the once-soaring stone tower a pile of rubble and twisted metal scattered in the tiled courtyard.
President Bashar Assad's regime
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong lawmakers fiercely opposed a plan Wednesday to donate money to a Chinese provincial government for earthquake victims, underlining widespread public concerns about mainland corruption.
The city's leader, Leung Chun-ying, proposed
By DAVID KLEPPERAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - If Rhode Island joins the rest of New England in allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed, it will be because a formidable opponent, Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, moved out of the way.
The state's first female Senate leader, Paiva