Mr. Allain, a Democrat who served from 1984 to 1988, increased the number of women and minorities in government jobs and strengthened the executive branch.
The University of New Haven student who prompted a lockdown on campus Tuesday was carrying two handguns, and was also was in possession of an assault rifle and ammunition, as well as a further 2,700 rounds at his home, police said.
Students at Princeton and the University of California, Santa Barbara, have contracted a dangerous type of the bacterial infection, but officials say the episodes are probably unrelated.
A man sought in the killing of eight Mexican municipal government officials 13 years ago is being held on $1 million bail in California on marijuana-cultivation charges while authorities sort out their next step.
"Both Hillary and Joe would make outstanding presidents and possess the qualities that are needed to be outstanding presidents," he says.
A budget agreement would be a major breakthrough in Washington's ongoing fiscal wars.
Two companies are asking the Food and Drug Administration for approval to market tablets or liquids to treat allergies, drugs which are already available in Europe.
The president promises to propose new "self-restraint" for the spy agency.
He says the mess shows bureaucracy problems.
Deutsche Bank pulled the plug on its global commodities trading business, cutting 200 jobs as it becomes the first major bank to exit the sector.
A Wendy's employee who dropped a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.
There was no other city in America closer to post-apartheid South Africa than Atlanta.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela made two trips to Atlanta, in 1990 and 1993.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela died Thursday at the age of 95.
Chanel has acquired its long-time lamb hide provider, the French tannery Bodin-Joyeux.
Dan Strodel says he's aware of the struggles that lawmakers have faced with the D.C. exchange.
A US judge is considering an alternative that could result in Bank of America paying much less than the $863.6 million the government is seeking.
New York City's Metro-North Railroad is already getting hit with multimillion-dollar civil claims over a deadly commuter train derailment, but legal experts say prosecutors will face tough choices when deciding whether to bring criminal charges against the engineer.