NEW YORK (AP) - Provocative advertisements equating Muslim radicals with savages appeared in New York City subways on Monday, drawing immediate criticism from some riders.
"It's a terrible idea," said Colby Richardson at a subway station in midtown Manhattan. "It's going to spark
SEATTLE (AP) - A 77-year-old man who was shot to death by Seattle police suffered from dementia, his family said Monday.
Henry Lee Sr. had the disorder and other diseases, his son, Henry Lee Jr. told The Seattle Times.
The man's grandson, Gabriel Lee, said he was a retired construction worker
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Mary Foster, a veteran Associated Press reporter who wrote about everything from New Orleans' love affair with food, Mardi Gras and Saints football to Hurricane Katrina, died Monday. She was 68.
Foster died at her New Orleans home from
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - More than 1,100 defendants are now serving prison sentences based at least in part on drug tests by a chemist accused of failing to follow protocols and deliberately mishandling samples in a now-closed state drug lab, officials said Monday.
By BILL KACZORAssociated Press
APALACHICOLA, Fla. (AP) - A German woman showed no emotion Monday as a judge sentenced her to more than 21 years in prison after she pleaded no contest to drowning her 5-year-old grandson in the bathtub of a rented beach house.
The judge accepted a plea deal for
BOSTON (AP) - The father of the chemist at the center of a scandal at a Massachusetts drug lab is defending her, saying no one has heard her side of the story.
Annie Dookhan has been accused of deliberately mishandling drug samples at a former Department of Public Health lab in Boston, potentially
By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage has been hospitalized for undisclosed reasons, military officials said Monday.
Maj. Nidal Hasan was listed in good condition after being admitted to the Texas
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A courtroom erupted in applause, cheers and shouts of "We love you" as a former gang member imprisoned for 19 years for a murder he didn't commit was exonerated and set free Monday.
John Edward Smith, who was still in jail clothing
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Large amounts of cash that Kwame Kilpatrick deposited into bank accounts may have been gifts or money that he had saved for years and stored at home, the former Detroit mayor's lawyer suggested Monday.
Prosecutors went right to the money in the
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