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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, told a judge he he satisfied with the lawyer representing him on the 30 charges in a sweping federal t indictment.
Justice Stephen J. Rooney recused himself from ruling on releasing grand jury transcripts, because of his wife’s ties to the hospital where Eric Garner was taken.
A hearing in federal court in Oklahoma examines whether executions should resume there after a botched procedure in the execution of Clayton D. Lockett in April.
In a city with more Cubans than anywhere but Cuba, what some see as wrongheaded others see as overdue.
The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act was stopped by the objections of Senator Tom Coburn, who says the bill transfers risk to the federal government but leaves profits in the hands of insurers.
Multiplex chains that control more than 19,200 screens in North America decided not to release the film, ending any prospect of a serious theatrical release.
The judge said the proposed probation sentence did not match the severity of charges against the sheriff, James Metts of Lexington County, who is accused of accepting cash bribes.
A judge ruled that the murder conviction of George J. Stinney Jr., who was 14, was a “great and fundamental injustice.”
The release of Mr. Gross, who was detained on Dec. 3, 2009, and labeled a spy, was part of a historic thaw in Cuban-American relations announced by President Obama.
Hillary Rodham Clinton said she supported President Obama’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba.
The Fed indicated it remained on course to start raising short-term rates next year, but was no longer saying it would wait a “considerable time.”
Gov. McCrory of North Carolina and Representative Sanford of South Carolina each received more than $100,000 from Tree.com for corporate board work.
A man who killed a German exchange student trespassing in his garage was convicted of deliberate homicide Wednesday despite arguing that a “castle doctrine” law allowed him to use deadly force.
The Montgomery County coroner said Wednesday that a man who killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives did not stab himself, as was initially reported.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed a cap-and-trade plan that would require industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release.
President Obama took the occasion of Alan P. Gross’s release not only to acknowledge the interest the Jewish community had taken in Mr. Gross’s case, but also to connect his release to the holiday and to Jewish teaching.
If Cuba and the United States are to become allies with deep economic interconnections, a gradual transition to freer trade and a hybrid market system is probably better than a rush to capitalism.
Felix Alfonso, who came to the United States from Cuba 42 years ago, said that while the trade of prisoners between Cuba and the United States was not equal, the overall deal was still a good one.