By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - An attorney for an Illinois teenager charged with trying to ignite what he thought was a car bomb outside of a Chicago bar said Monday that agents may have improperly lured his client by telling him fictitious Islamic religious leaders condoned
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. SCHOOL'S STILL OUT IN CHICAGO
Parents scramble to find daycare as the teachers' strike enters its second week; the mayor says he will sue to end the
By RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
HAWKANTAKI, Niger (AP) - Each day before the reaping, the 11-year-old girl walked between the stunted stalks of millet with a sense of mounting dread.
In a normal year, the green shoots vaulted out of the ground and rose as high as 13 feet (4 meters), a
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a suicide bomb at the U.S Capitol in an undercover sting.
The term imposed on 29-year-old Amine El-Khalifi of Alexandria was the highest allowed under a plea deal.
El-Khalifi admitted plotting
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A mother serving life in prison for murder must be allowed to see her children, who were in the rural Iowa home during the execution-style killing of their neighbor, a judge decided in a ruling that outraged the prosecutor in the case.
By LOU KESTENAssociated Press
The Wii created a bona fide frenzy when it was launched six years ago. Now, most Wiis are gathering dust on back shelves, if they haven't been unplugged and thrown away. As Nintendo gears up for the holiday release of the Wii's successor, the Wii U, new
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly renewed a surveillance law that allows the government to monitor conversations of foreign spies and terrorist suspects abroad, while requiring approval from a secret court when Americans are targeted
By MAGGIE MICHAEL and OSAMA ALFITORYAssociated Press
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - The U.S. dispatched an elite group of Marines to Tripoli on Wednesday after the mob attack that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. Officials were investigating whether the rampage was a backlash to an
By Earnest CavalliProvided by
Every decade since 1952 Sight And Sound magazine (a publication of the British Film Institute) polls hundreds of directors, film critics, academics and distribution companies in an effort to compile the definitive list of the best films of all time. The magazine has
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - To his friends, Neil E. Prescott was a "gentle giant" - a physically towering young man with a background in computers and electronics and a sarcastic, even biting, sense of humor that people close to him knew to shrug off as innocuous.