By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - A federal grand jury has been scheduled to meet next month to receive documents related to ethics complaints involving Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, according to people familiar with the case.
Three people have received subpoenas that ask for the
By TRAVIS LOLLERAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The fired chief of staff for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander was expected Thursday in federal court after the aide's arrest on probable cause for possession and distribution of child pornography, authorities said.
Ryan Loskarn was a rising star
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Three years ago, a jury heard lurid testimony about a burned body and a brazen cover-up before convicting a former New Orleans police officer of fatally shooting a man without justification in the aftermath of Hurricane
By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - Composer Steven Sametz has written dozens of pieces in his long and prolific career, perhaps none so personal as the one he's about to begin: a requiem for the victims of the schoolhouse massacre in Newtown, Conn.
The Lehigh University
Emergency crews on the south hill were called to a car crash late Wednesday night.
Police say around 11:00pm a man was driving his SUV westbound on 37th when he went through the stop sign at Perry, hit a brick landscaping wall, and flipped his SUV. When firefighters arrived they had to cut
By DON THOMPSONAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California officials are considering whether to change a decades-old anti-crime regulation and allow prostitutes to receive money from a victim compensation fund if they're raped or beaten by a john or pimp.
Under the current system,
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota National Guardsman faces federal fraud charges in connection with the theft of names, Social Security numbers and security clearance levels of roughly 400 members of his former Army unit in Fort Bragg, N.C. The Iraq War veteran intended
By JIM SALTERAssociated Press
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) - Allen Nicklasson once recalled the "euphoria" he felt after fatally shooting a kindly businessman who stopped to help when he saw Nicklasson's car stalled on Interstate 70 near Kingdom City, Mo., in 1994.
Late Wednesday night, Nicklasson was
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.
The demarcation may be as
By LARA JAKESAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The NSA chief said Wednesday he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet records from around the world.
Pleading with the Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is confirming that the U.S. is suspending nonlethal aid to rebels in northern Syria amid reports that Islamic Front fighters have seized assets from mainstream, Western-backed rebels.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. is concerned about reports that
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress' budget office estimates that the just-announced budget deal would increase the deficit over the next two years by $41.4 billion.
The analysis also says the deal would save taxpayers $23 billion, when calculated over the coming decade