A Rhode Island man who was at the center of a capital punishment battle between the state and federal governments has agreed to plead guilty
The birth father of a girl of Cherokee heritage is asking the Supreme Court to stop a state-court ordered handover of his daughter to adoptive parents.
The House Ethics Committee is extending an investigation into possible ethics violations by Democrat Tim Bishop of New York.
The judge in the Colorado theater shootings has upheld the constitutionality of one of the laws used to charge James Holmes with murder.
The House Ethics Committee is launching a full-tilt investigation of Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota.
An Irish pub not far from Rocky Mountain National Park got an unusually burly visitor last week.
The father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is castigating lawmakers who voted this week to spare a government surveillance program his son exposed.
An FBI agent has described the 2011 capture of reputed Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger (BUHL’-jur) and his longtime girlfriend in Santa Monica, Calif.
The White House says President Barack Obama is not expected to name a new chairman of the Federal Reserve until the fall
Attorney General Eric Holder has told the Russian government that the U.S. will not seek the death penalty for former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden.