WASHINGTON (AP) — The leadership vacancy created by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s resignation is the latest and greatest blow to a department where one-third of the heads of key agencies and divisions have been filled with acting
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Jurors deciding whether George Zimmerman committed second-degree murder when he fatally shot Trayvon Martin deliberated for three and half hours Friday before adjourning for the night with a plan to continue Saturday morning.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, who led the burgeoning Department of Homeland Security through a host of policy changes in the post 9/11 era, is resigning to head the University of California system.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage rose this week to 4.51 percent, a two-year high. Rates have been rising on expectations that the Federal Reserve will slow its bond purchases this year.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Suitcase in hand, the 30-year-old domestic worker from Kenya managed to flag down a Southern California bus and tell a passenger she had been held against her will and believed she was a
Attorneys in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial will be making their closing arguments.
Some key events involving the Trayvon Martin shooting case. (AP)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investigators are examining the cockpit interaction of two Asiana Airlines pilots who had taken on new roles before the crash of Flight 214 — one of whom had seldom flown a Boeing 777 and
His arm in a cast and his face swollen, a blase-looking Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing in a seven-minute proceeding that marked his first appearance in public since his capture in mid-April.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators are trying to understand whether automated cockpit equipment Asiana flight 214′s pilots say they were relying on to control the airliner’s speed may have contributed to the plane’s dangerously low and
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida judge has ruled that Trayvon Martin’s cellphone texts on fighting and a defense animation depicting the fight between Martin and George Zimmerman won’t be introduced as evidence at Zimmerman’s trial.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are trying to restore lower interest rates on student loans, a week after Congress’ inaction caused those rates to double.
A procedural vote is scheduled for Wednesday on a Senate measure that would
The head of the Russian parliament’s foreign affairs committee says Edward Snowden has accepted Venezuela’s offer of political asylum.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amid the marvel of nearly all aboard Asiana Flight 214 surviving a crash landing, authorities here are investigating an unspeakable tragedy that may have unfolded during the frantic rescue — whether a teenage girl made it out of the plane only to be run over by a rescue vehicle.
Three women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade issued a YouTube video Monday night in which they thanked the public for the encouragement and financial support that is allowing them to restart their lives.
The former Sanford police chief who lost his job during the fallout from Trayvon Martin’s fatal shooting is on the witness stand at George Zimmerman’s trial.
Over the last four years, the number of freelancers, contract workers and consultants increased to nearly 3 million at major companies.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — All 10 people aboard an air taxi died as the aircraft crashed and was engulfed in flames at a small Alaska airport, authorities said.
Before firefighters could get to it, the de Havilland DHC3