By MARK PRATTAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - John Silber, the sharp-tongued, pugnacious public intellectual who transformed Boston University during a quarter-century as president and mounted an unsuccessful run for governor of Massachusetts, died Thursday. He was 86.
Silber died of kidney
By KEVIN MCGILL and MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Details of a sweeping agreement to clean up the troubled New Orleans Police Department were heard Friday by a federal judge who must approve the reforms, some of the widest ranging ever negotiated by the federal government
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota man recently traveled to Somalia to join al-Shabab, a spokesman for his family said, renewing fears that the terror group is continuing to recruit Somalis living in the U.S. to return to their homeland to fight.
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - They are images Americans had never seen before. Jubilant young men and women in military uniforms marching beneath a rainbow flag in a gay-pride parade. Soldiers and sailors returning from deployment and, in time-honored tradition, embracing
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A grand, aging, red-brick house in Washington concealed by a pair of towering magnolia trees has become an unlikely setting for South Korea's festering grievances against Japan and a reminder of an old rift between the two staunch U.S
BURIEN, WASH. - The Washington State Criminal Justice Commission granted Frank Straub a waiver Wednesday to take an equivalency exam so he does not need to attend the police academy in Washington State. Straub will now assume the title of the Spokane Police Chief once he finishes the