President Obama said the inmates, each of whom has been imprisoned for at least 15 years, had been sentenced under what is now recognized as an “unfair system.”
The domino effect created by Senator Max Baucus’s pending nomination as ambassador to China has produced a potential bright spot for Democratic election hopes.
The theft is the latest blow struck in a technological cat-and-mouse game between retailers and criminals, who experts say can attack along a wide variety of avenues.
Shirley Tafoya, President of North America at Travelzoo, saysU.S. holiday travel will rise to a record level in 2013, boosted by more automobile trips.
Mayor-elect Ed Murray of Seattle, who ran on a pledge backing a $15 minimum wage, said he planned to propose legislation to the City Council by spring.
A Dearborn Heights man who fatally shot a drunk, unarmed woman on his porch will stand trial for second-degree murder, a judge said, rejecting a self-defense argument.
A Methodist minister was stripped of his clerical credentials for violating church law by presiding at his son’s same-sex wedding, but his defrocking has galvanized others to disobey church prohibitions.
The State Supreme Court struck down portions of a law that stripped some of municipalities’ power to decide where the natural gas industry can operate.
Attorney General Gary King is suing a Roswell company in an attempt to block a horse slaughter plant from opening next month.
An Arkansas man is accused of defacing a billboard that carried a racist message.
The agreement between Kevyn D. Orr, the emergency manager, and Mike Duggan, who becomes mayor next month, establishes guidelines for managing city operations.
Florida state officials overseeing holiday displays at the Capitol have said yes to a Nativity scene, a Festivus pole and even a chair holding a fake pile of pasta with eyeballs and an accompanying "provherb" from the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
Something unknown, engineers say, has blocked the progress of the biggest-diameter tunnel-boring machine in use on the planet.
A man presumed dead for decades as a potential victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy has been reunited with his family after investigators found him alive and well in Montana.
Jones Group has agreed to be bought by Sycamore Partners for $1.2 billion, the latest purchase of a fashion company by the private equity firm.
Melinda Gates writes on Jane Otai, who works to bring health care to women in poor communities.
The Department of Defense has identified 2,284 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
Actor Ryan O'Neal can keep an Andy Warhol portrait of his longtime love, "Charlie's Angel's" star Farrah Fawcett, a jury in Los Angeles ruled Thursday.
A tour bus has overturned on a rainy Southern California freeway, injuring 30 people