Nigerian faces terror charges in NY court

NEW YORK (AP) — A Nigerian defendant is set to appear in a U.S. court to face terrorism charges. Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi was brought to the U…

Ex-EPA official pleads guilty to theft

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former high-ranking official with the Environmental Protection Agency is pleading guilty to stealing nearly $900,000 fro…

Senate passes bill to avert shutdown

A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate is ready to approve legislation keeping federal agencies fro…

Exit Sandman: Rivera bids goodbye to Bronx

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera put his head on Andy Pettitte’s right shoulder and sobbed. The end had arrived, at least for his career in th…