SPOKANE, Wash. - One month after a multi-agency task force raided five homes in what's been called the most extensive identity theft ring in Spokane, investigators are still no closer to finding out exactly how the thieves obtained victims' personal information.
Spokane County Sheriff's
By By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The controversial detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, could be closed and the 166 detainees being held there could be absorbed safely by U.S. prisons, a government report says.
Many of the detainees are accused of plotting
By By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Wednesday gave the green light to the Pentagon's investment in green energy.
By a vote of 62-37 on Wednesday, the Senate backed an amendment that would delete a provision in the defense bill prohibiting the military from
By By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appealed to congressional leaders Wednesday for quick action on providing tens of billions of dollars in new federal aid to help his city and state and others recover from Superstorm Sandy but was told it
By By STEVE LeBLANCAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Nearly 200 inmates have been released from prison and their cases put on hold as a result of a Massachusetts state drug testing lab scandal.
Public Safety Secretary Mary Beth Heffernan told lawmakers at a public hearing Wednesday that while
HONOLULU (AP) - A State Department special agent charged with murder in the shooting of a man at a fast-food restaurant in Waikiki last year spent the night bar-hopping and drinking before going to the restaurant, prosecutors said.
Suspect Christopher Deedy appeared intoxicated before firing three
By By ELENA BECATOROS and NICHOLAS PAPHITISAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's plan to buy back some of its bonds from private investors "must succeed" as it is a vital part of efforts to reduce the country's excessive debt, Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras said Wednesday
By By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - An Army private accused of sending reams of classified U.S. documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks was kept in tight pretrial confinement partly because another prisoner had recently committed suicide, the former security
By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAAssociated Press
AKINCI, Turkey (AP) - For two people walking into a Turkish minefield, they looked awfully assured.
The pair strode in from Syria on a recent afternoon, following a faint track across the grassy plain. They slipped into Turkey through a fence near a vacant
By By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Two suicide bombers detonated their explosives packed vehicles near a cluster of commercial buildings in a suburb of Damascus Wednesday, killing at least 34 people and covering the street with pools of blood and debris.