Man charged with murder in death of Maine teenager missing for more than a week
"Two wrongs do not make a right," Jodi Arias' defense attorney said today as she asked the jury to spare Arias the death penalty.
The bipartisan Senate "Gang of Eight" held together despite an onslaught of amendments and some efforts to kill their comprehensive immigration reform bill.
As the terrified tornado-whipped students of Briarwood Elementary School in Moore, Okla., cowered on their hands and knees with backpacks over their heads, tearfully pleading for their parents, they asked their teacher, 'Is this really happening?' Sheri Bittle, a first-grade teacher at Briarwood, today recounted the horror of Monday's twister that she said sounded like a train that kept barreling by as it ravaged her school.
Man agrees to 2-year prison term for vandalizing 1929 Picasso painting at Houston museum
When Associated Press photographer Sue Ogrocki saw the tornado warnings for the Oklahoma City area Monday, she didn’t run into a storm shelter or take cover in her office. She grabbed her camera equipment and her car keys. Then she rushed outside, got into her...
The United States has new evidence that Iran and Hezbollah have direct involvement with the Syrian regime, a senior State Department official told reporters traveling with Secretary of State John Kerry in Oman. The official said that, according to the Free Syrian Army, Hezbollah and...
People search through destroyed homes looking to salvage irreplaceable heirlooms, mementos.
The "pathway to citizenship," a key provision of the immigration reform bill designed to bring 11 million undocumented immigrants out of the shadows, came under fire today during the Senate markup of the bill.