By The Associated Press
Quotes on the day Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for child sexual abuse:
"In my heart I did not do these alleged disgusting acts." - Jerry Sandusky, in remarks to the court during the sentencing hearing.
"I've wiped away a first tear and
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Environmentalists accused federal regulators of conducting a bogus review of a proposal to restart the damaged San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast, and nearby residents on Tuesday demanded the abandonment of the plan and
By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - So much for Mitt Romney's plans to compete for Democratic-trending Michigan or Pennsylvania. And what about President Barack Obama's early hopes of fighting it out for Republican-tilting Arizona, Georgia or Texas? Forget them.
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Top Republican lawmakers have called on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to fire his chief of staff for approving two training conferences that led to $762,000 in questionable spending.
The department had already accepted the
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal investigators have charged 530 people for allegedly defrauding more than 73,000 desperate homeowners around the country who fell behind on mortgage payments, leaving them vulnerable to con artists offering to help them avoid foreclosure.
BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former WWE wrestler has been arrested in Connecticut for a fifth time in weeks on charges stemming from domestic violence cases.
Branford police say 39-year-old Tamara Sytch (STICH), known in the ring as "Sunny," was arrested Monday when officers say they found her drunk
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota man who spent two months with a terrorist group in his native Somalia told a jury Tuesday that another man on trial for allegedly helping funnel recruits to the group provided money to buy weapons for fighters.
Salah Osman Ahmed, 29
By DOUG ESSERAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - A Michigan woman dying of leukemia says she hopes her embarrassment during a Seattle airport security pat-down might change the way the Transportation Security Administration treats travelers with medical conditions.
A TSA spokeswoman said late
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seemed inclined Tuesday to eliminate the authority of federal judges to indefinitely delay a death row inmate's federal appeals in the hope that the convict would become mentally competent enough to help his or her
By ARON HELLERAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister on Tuesday ordered new parliamentary elections in early 2013, roughly eight months ahead of schedule, setting the stage for a lightning quick campaign that will likely win him re-election.
For nearly four years, Prime