When Michelle Elaine Astumian, who had been convicted of forging prescriptions and writing fraudulent checks, showed up for sentencing last week at a court in California's San Luis Obispo County, she tried to get a delay with a fake doctor...
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At this moment, key Democrats and Republicans can't even agree about what the sticking points are.
While the transitional government in Tunisia tackles challenges like how to agree on a constitution, it faces another problem: the state of the economy. Tourism is down drastically, as is money that used to flow from Libya.
On April 12, 1861, the first shots of the war were fired in Charleston, S.C. And 150 years later, the city is still figuring out how to talk about the war and commemorate the anniversary. How do you honor the Confederate cause without also honoring...
Not to dismiss the seriousness of a potential shutdown of much of the federal government at midnight tonight, but there is some fun being had on Twitter.
The secretary of state unveiled the 35th annual human rights report Friday amid a crackdown on dissent in China. Clinton said the struggle for human rights begins by telling the truth and in China that means highlighting the plight of political...
But the Justice Department has imposed significant conditions on Google's $700 million purchase of ITA Software. ITA's technology powers the reservation systems of most major U.S. airlines and many popular online fare-comparison services,...
Major League Baseball said Ramirez decided to retire rather than follow the league's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Thousands of mourners came to the funerals, as the country came to terms with its worst school shooting.