TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — At least a dozen new subpoenas have been authorized by a New Jersey legislative committee investigating a plot by aides to Gov. Chris Christie to create gridlock by blocking traffic lanes near the George Washington Bridge.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio used his first State of the City address Monday to press government to marshal its power to battle income inequality, a liberal call to action that will be closely watched around the nation.
By David Ingram WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to stay in the Obama administration well into 2014 but declined in an interview with The New Yorker magazine to say precisely how long, according to a transcript issued by his office on Monday. The department, which includes the FBI and federal prosecutors' offices in every major U.S. city, has lost a net of more than 4,100 staff members since January 2011 because of the restriction on hiring.
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - The judge in the Colorado theater massacre case has ruled that evidence seized from accused gunman James Holmes' computers, cell phone and bank accounts is admissible at trial, court documents made public on Monday show. Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour denied eight defense motions that sought to suppress the data.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The captain of a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank off North Carolina in Superstorm Sandy made a reckless decision to sail the HMS Bounty into the hurricane's well-forecast path, the National Transportation Safety Board reported Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a caffeine-charged Hollywood whodunit: Just whose bright idea was the "Dumb Starbucks" coffee shop that popped up and started serving free drinks from the corner of an otherwise uncelebrated strip mall.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. brought a trade complaint against India Monday over a solar energy program it says discriminates against American manufacturers, adding another wrinkle to a bilateral relationship strained by the recent arrest and strip-search of an Indian diplomat.