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  • Soldier guilty of murder for Fort Hood shootings

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Army Maj. Nidal Hasan was convicted Friday in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, a shocking assault against American troops at home by one …


  • Bradley Manning says he wants to live as a woman

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Bradley Manning plans to live as a woman named Chelsea and wants to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible, the soldier said Thursday, a …


  • Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks …


  • Egypt: Brother of al-Qaida chief arrested

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have arrested the brother of al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri, a security official said Saturday. He said Mohammed al-Zawahri, leader of the ultraconservative Jihadi Salafist group, …


  • Ariz. mom not giving up on Mexico, despite arrest

    PHOENIX (AP) — Yanira Maldonado spent her wedding anniversary in a Mexican jail. And now that she’s free and a drug smuggling allegation has been dropped, the Arizona woman says …


  • Source: Officials see potential suspect in bombing

    BOSTON (AP) — Investigators poring over photos and video from the Boston Marathon have an image of a potential suspect in the deadly bombing but do not know his name …


  • Ex-Sen. Craig loses bid to dismiss FEC lawsuit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge refused on Thursday to dismiss a Federal Election Commission lawsuit that accuses former Sen. Larry Craig of misusing $217,000 in campaign funds for his …


  • Cache of weapons found in Newtown gunman’s home

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A cache of weapons including guns, more than a thousand rounds of ammunition, a bayonet and several swords was found in the home of the …


  • Records provide new look at Ariz. shooting spree

    PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities investigating the shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 11 others compiled nearly 3,000 pages of documents released Wednesday that provide …


  • Italian court orders new trial for Amanda Knox

    ROME (AP) — Italy’s highest criminal court on Tuesday overturned Amanda Knox’s acquittal in the slaying of her British roommate and ordered a new trial, prolonging a case that has …


  • Key dates in the Amanda Knox case

    Key dates in the case of American student Amanda Knox, convicted in the slaying of British roommate Meredith Kercher. — Nov. 2, 2007: The body of Kercher, 21, is found …


  • Gay marriage argument at high court today

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court waded into the fight over same-sex marriage Tuesday, at a time when public opinion is shifting rapidly in favor of permitting gay and lesbian …


  • Knox must wait 1 more day for high court decision

    ROME (AP) — Italy’s highest court says it will issue a decision Tuesday morning on whether to overturn American student Amanda Knox’s acquittal in the murder of her roommate. The …


  • Man accused of killing grandparents in Washington

    SEATTLE (AP) — A man released from a Washington state prison Friday after serving time for robbery is suspected of killing his grandparents in the Seattle area and stealing their …


  • Crews demolish most of house over sinkhole

    SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) — Crews on Sunday razed more than half of the Tampa-area home over a huge sinkhole that swallowed a man three days ago, managing to salvage some …


  • Pistorius granted bail

    PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was granted bail today, paving the way for him to be freed from custody pending his trial in the Valentine’s Day shooting death of …


  • Clear sky aids mountain hunt for fugitive ex-cop

    Searchers took advantage today of a break from recent stormy weather in their hunt for a former Los Angeles police officer suspected in three killings, patrolling a mountain resort town …


  • Texas woman’s execution halted; DA won’t appeal

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas woman won a reprieve from the death chamber Tuesday, mere hours before she was scheduled to be the first woman executed in the U.S. since …


  • Hackers take over sentencing commission website

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The hacker-activist group Anonymous says it hijacked the website of the U.S. Sentencing Commission to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist who committed suicide. …


  • Judge delays arraignment in Colo. theater shooting

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A judge on Friday delayed the arraignment of the man charged with the Colorado theater shooting until March. District Judge William Sylvester ruled Thursday night that …


  • Mass. chemist arraigned in drug lab scandal

    BOSTON (AP) — A former Massachusetts drug lab chemist at the center of a drug testing scandal that threatens to unravel thousands of criminal cases pleaded not guilty Thursday to …


  • Chicago jail escape resembles 1985 breakout

    CHICAGO (AP) — This week’s daring escape from a downtown Chicago jail bore striking similarities to the last time anyone broke out of the high-rise facility, nearly three decades ago. …


  • US Army seeks death sentence in Afghan rampage

    SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Army is seeking the death penalty against a soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers in a predawn rampage in March, a punishment some experts …


  • Bernard Madoff brother to face victims in NY court

    NEW YORK (AP) — The suspense surrounding the sentencing of the brother of Ponzi king Bernard Madoff will largely be absent because a plea agreement makes a 10-year prison term …


  • Bernard Madoff brother to face victims in NY court

    NEW YORK (AP) — Much of the suspense surrounding the sentencing of the brother of Ponzi king Bernard Madoff has been eliminated with a plea agreement that makes a 10-year …


  • Officials: 31 suspended in Army day care scandal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 31 people were suspended from two Army day care centers at Fort Myer, Va., last week after officials scrutinized their backgrounds and found criminal convictions …


  • Officials: 31 people fired in Army daycare scandal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 31 people were fired from two Army day care centers at Fort Myer, Va., last week after officials scrutinized their backgrounds and found criminal convictions …


  • FBI: Escaped inmates took cab near Chicago jail

    CHICAGO (AP) — Two convicted bank robbers who pulled off a daring overnight escape from a high-rise Chicago jail had changed from their prison garb by the time they hopped …


  • US Army seeks death penalty in 16 Afghan killings

    SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Army said Wednesday it will seek the death penalty against the soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers in a predawn rampage in March, a …


  • FBI offers $50k reward in Chicago jail escape

    CHICAGO (AP) — A manhunt for two bank robbers who used a makeshift rope to pull off a daring escape from a high-rise Chicago lockup pushed into a second day …

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