FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage wants his upcoming murder trial moved off the Texas Army post.
Maj. Nidal Hasan's attorneys also are expected Thursday to discuss their request for changes in the military jury pool.
It's unclear if
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Calling a truce in the partisan battles, Congress appears ready to send to President Barack Obama a bill that renews and expands the nation's primary law on protecting women from domestic violence.
In a carefully scripted course, the Republican-
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - The next phase of President Barack Obama's evolution on gay marriage may come with the deadline for his administration to weigh in on a landmark Supreme Court case that could determine whether same-sex couples have a constitutional
By PAT EATON-ROBB and MICHAEL MELIAAssociated Press
NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) - Debra Denison chatted with day care workers as they helped load her two grandsons into her van.
It had been a day full of smiles and cupcakes for 2-year-old Alton Perry, who was celebrating his birthday, and nothing
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Across-the-board spending cuts all but certain, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate are staging a politically charged showdown designed to avoid public blame for any resulting inconvenience or disruption in government services.
The two parties
By TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - In the middle of one of his thousands of Internet conversations about cannibalism, Gilberto Valle paused and claimed he'd never really do it.
"I just like pushing the envelope," he wrote to another man.
The remark demonstrated the
By MICHELLE R. SMITHAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A recently unsealed whistle-blower lawsuit claims a former civilian Navy employee from Virginia and a now-defunct Navy contractor engaged in a bribery and kickback scheme going back to at least 2004.
The lawsuit, first filed in a federal
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, the no-nonsense Desert Storm commander famously nicknamed "Stormin' Norman," will be buried at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
A memorial service for Schwarzkopf will be held at the academy's chapel Thursday afternoon and his remains
By KATHY MATHESONAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The remains of a 19th-century Irish immigrant who researchers believe was murdered while building a Pennsylvania railroad will be reburied in his home country this weekend after being identified in part through a missing molar.
By GARANCE BURKEAssociated Press Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Medicare paid billions in taxpayer dollars to nursing homes nationwide that were not meeting basic requirements to look after their residents, government investigators have found.
The report, released Thursday by the Department of Health