WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant congressional Republicans attacked President Barack Obama's agenda from all sides Tuesday, ignoring veto threats and pushing bills to uproot his policies on immigration and Wall Street, force approval of energy pipeline legislation he opposes and make him justify any new federal rules before he makes them.
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Attorneys for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Tuesday asked a federal judge in Boston to postpone jury selection for Tsarnaev's trial on charges of killing three and wounding more than 260 people in the bombing attack during the 2013 marathon. Attorneys for Tsarnaev, 21, said recent attacks on a satirical magazine in Paris would make it all but impossible to seat an impartial jury, a process that began last week. ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota climber making his way down from the summit of Mount McKinley in Alaska said Tuesday that he's looking forward to a hot shower, then a hot bath, then a salad and fruit — and a celebratory wine or beer.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say they found a 3-year-old boy who was sitting in a car stolen outside a Utah day care Tuesday after he answered his mother's cellphone and honked the horn to draw their attention.
CHICAGO (AP) — The suburban Chicago mother of a 19-year-old American facing a terrorist charge for trying to join Islamic State militants accused the group on Tuesday of brainwashing youths into joining their ranks via social media. And she declared, "Leave our children alone!"
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Tuesday to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because the recent terrorist attacks in France have again placed the marathon bombings "at the center of a grim global drama."
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge Tuesday to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because the recent terrorist attacks in France have again placed the marathon bombings "at the center of a grim global drama."
CINCINNATI (AP) — Imprisoned former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's attorney argued Tuesday that his client should get a new trial, telling a federal appeals panel that the disgraced politician's trial counsel had a conflict of interest, among other issues that deprived him of rights.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Videos played Tuesday in the case of four teens charged in the murder of a Chinese graduate student showed the victim being surrounded by shadowy figures and then chased down the street.