NBCNEWS.COM Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said revelations in a book written by a retired Navy SEAL on the raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden could put future operations in jeopardy and suggested that the writer should be punished for writing the best-seller.
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Efforts in Congress to provide emergency drought aid to hard-hit farmers and overhaul crop subsidy programs appear to be falling victim to Washington gridlock.
Talk of action now to avoid sending the economy over the "fiscal cliff" is just that
By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five men responsible for deadly 2010 shootings in Washington, some of the worst violence in the nation's capital in years, were sentenced Tuesday to life in prison or sentences that will keep them in prison for decades.
By JOHN SEEWERAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - A breakaway group that carried out hair-cutting attacks against fellow Amish in eastern Ohio thought they were above the law because of their religious beliefs, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday during closing arguments of their hate crimes
By RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana woman whose 16-year-old son committed suicide in July is accused of driving him to take his own life because he lived in constant fear her drug addiction would lead her to a fatal overdose, court documents state.
Sabrina A. Howard
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A businessman who gunned down a police officer at his suburban Detroit home held authorities at bay for hours with an arsenal of high-powered rifles and other weapons before finally killing himself, officials said Tuesday
By TODD RICHMONDAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A southwestern Wisconsin man set his house on fire in hopes of killing his family because his wife was always complaining about money and he wanted a fresh start, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday charging him and his brother
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House on Tuesday took steps to eliminate a requirement that passengers flying from certain foreign airports have their checked bags screened a second time when they arrive in the United States and continue on an additional flight.
DOVER, N.H. (AP) - A former school bus driver in southern New Hampshire and Maine has pleaded guilty to sexually exploiting children on his bus.
Milton, N.H., resident John Allen Wright was arrested last fall and charged with filming child pornography on the bus using cameras hidden in glasses and
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman has reported to a minimum security federal prison in southwest Louisiana to serve his sentence for bribery.
U.S. Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke says the 66-year-old turned himself in at the federal prison at Oakdale, La. shortly