MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman accused of torturing her teenage stepdaughter, locking her in the basement and starving her down to 68 pounds was sentenced Friday to five years in prison by a judge who said
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage lender Residential Capital LLC is paying about $198 million to settle federal complaints that it wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners.
The Federal Reserve announced the agreement Friday with the company, known as ResCap. The settlement
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A suspicious device forced authorities to temporarily shut down the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, snarling traffic on both sides of the bridge.
California Highway Patrol Officer Sam Morgan says authorities were notified around 1
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to meet separately Wednesday with House and Senate Democrats to discuss upcoming challenges on issues like the economy and the rollout of Obama’s health care law.
That’s according to several Democratic
On the eve of trial, prosecutors want to drop murder charges against a woman whose husband was killed outside a suburban Atlanta preschool.
New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner met Superstorm Sandy victims on Staten Island as he tried to move past the sexting scandal threatening to derail his attempted political comeback.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are looking for thieves who used a backhoe to ram a wall and an ATM at a bank.
Police say the suspects left the backhoe running when they fled the
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it planned to transfer two detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Algeria, the first movement of prisoners out since the president announced a renewed push to close the military-run detention center
MIAMI (AP) — For the first time in history, federal health officials said Friday they will ban certain types of Medicare and Medicaid providers in three high-fraud cities from enrolling in the taxpayer-funded programs for the poor as
NEW YORK (AP) — A mixed batch of earnings results gave investors little direction on Friday as traders began looking ahead to a packed schedule next week.
The stock market slumped in early trading, climbed steadily the rest