Foreign governments and U.S. intelligence agencies are predicting that the release of a Senate report examining the use of torture by the CIA will cause "violence and deaths" abroad, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bernard Madoff's ex-director of operations for investments was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison by a judge who cited the fraud's "smoldering ruins" as she kicked off an eight-day stretch during which she will announce the punishments of four other former Madoff workers.
NEW YORK (AP) — After a police officer wasn't indicted in a fatal chokehold caught on video, some officials are reviving calls to entrust such cases to special prosecutors, rather than local district attorneys.
By Keith Coffman and Daniel Wallis CENTENNIAL, Colorado (Reuters) - A judge overseeing the case of a mass shooting at a Colorado theater in 2012 said Monday he would rule within a couple of days on a defense request to delay the trial again. Lawyers for the gunman, James Holmes, made their latest request for the trial to be delayed last week, adding on Monday that medical emergencies had also affected two members of the defense team. ...
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the release of a gas that sickened several hotel guests and forced thousands of people — many dressed as cartoon animals — to evacuate the building.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A New York man was sentenced on Monday to 33 months in prison for threatening Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, federal prosecutors said. Aniruddha Sherbow, 44, whose last known address was in Poughkeepsie, New York, was sentenced in U.S. District Court. He pleaded no contest in February to two charges of transmitting threats, the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a statement. Under a so-called "nolo contendere" plea, a defendant is convicted of the offense and agrees he could be proved guilty, but does not admit to the facts of the case. ...
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Dec. 7 about Prince William and his wife, Kate, visiting New York, The Associated Press reported erroneously that it was the couple's first official U.S. visit. They made an official trip to California in 2011.