BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the racketeering trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger asked the judge for clarification on the culpability of someone who helps in the commission of a crime as they started their second day
NEW YORK (AP) — Some 60 years ago, a doctor in Baltimore removed cancer cells from a poor black patient named Henrietta Lacks without her knowledge or consent. Those cells eventually helped lead to a multitude of medical
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit filed Wednesday on behalf of a volunteer at last month’s 2013 All-Star FanFest claims Major League Baseball violated federal and state minimum wage laws by failing to pay more than 2,000 volunteers.
Demolition is under way on the Cleveland house where three women were held captive for more than a decade.
COQUILLE, Ore. (AP) — The owner of a tattoo shop in North Bend, Ore., is accused of trying shoot the owner of another tattoo parlor to eliminate his competition in the coastal town.
Bay Area Ink owner David
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s suspended ruling party secretary-general petitioned the Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn and declare unconstitutional an order by the president that restricted him from movement outside of the capital and speaking
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com is getting into the fine art arena.
Customers can buy original and limited edition works of art from more than 150 prominent galleries and dealers via Amazon Art.
The announcement came Tuesday, a
NEW YORK (AP) — Disappointing results from big companies and a slump in bank stocks tugged the stock market lower early Wednesday, putting major indexes on track for their third straight daily drop.
The Standard & Poor’s 500
PHOENIX (AP) — The surviving member of a firefighting crew that lost 19 members to the Yarnell Hill Fire says he was devastated and went “numb” after learning that men he considered his brothers were dead, and he
A South Carolina man was trapped in a rental car with a broken neck and other injuries for more than a day after the vehicle went off a forest road and rolled down an embankment in western Montana.
Weak earnings and what appears to be a growing consensus that the government can ease back on economic stimulus programs are pushing futures lower.
Freddie Mac earned $5 billion from April through March, the seventh straight profitable quarter for the mortgage giant.
A court hearing is set for BP to justify why it has refused to pay more than $130 million in fees to the administrator of its multi-billion dollar settlement with U.S. Gulf Coast
An insurer says a contractor being sued by people injured in a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six others had an invalid insurance policy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the key Senate players in the push to overhaul America’s immigration system is voicing fresh confidence that an accommodation can be reached with the House.
Sen. Chuck Schumer says it’s OK with him
DALLAS (AP) — An aide says former President George W. Bush is “doing great” while recovering from a heart procedure at a Dallas hospital and should be going home soon.
Spokesman Freddy Ford says the 43rd president is
GROSSE POINTE, Mich. (AP) — A long-distance swimmer who calls himself “The Shark” is keeping up his 22-mile swim in Lake St. Clair near the Michigan-Canada border despite moving slower than planned.
Jim Dreyer is hauling two dinghies