ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) – Police have charged Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with murder and weapons counts in connection with the slaying of a semi-pro football player whose body was found in an industrial park about a mile from Hernandez’s home.
President Barack Obama says he’s deeply disappointed with a Supreme Court decision halting the use of a key provision in the Voting Rights Act.
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – George Zimmerman was fed up with “punks” getting away with crime and shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin “because he wanted to,” not because he had to, prosecutors argued Monday, while the neighborhood watch volunteer’s attorney said the killing was self-defense against a young man who was slamming Zimmerman’s head against the pavement.
DENVER (AP) — The New York-based Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund plans to explain a ruling by the Colorado Civil Rights Division that allows a 6-year-old to use the girls’ bathroom.
The group filed the complaint on
The Supreme Court has 11 cases, including the term’s highest profile matters, to resolve before the justices take off for summer vacations, teaching assignments and international travel. Included in those cases is the Voting Rights Act which directly affects Alabama.
NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen will appear on NBC’s “Today” show on Wednesday, according to host Matt Lauer.
Lauer’s announcement came Monday, three days after the celebrity cook abruptly canceled on the morning show, where she was
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a man with a shotgun wounded one person at a North Carolina law firm before crossing a busy street and entering a Wal-Mart, where he shot three more people before officers subdued
Family members of the man found slain a mile from New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez’s house said Friday they are looking for answers about what happened the night he died.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Celebrity cook Paula Deen says she has used racial slurs in the past but insists she and her brother, who are accused of racial and sexual discrimination in a lawsuit by a former manager
NEW YORK (AP) — There was no let-up in the flight from stocks and bonds as traders reacted to news that the Federal Reserve could end its massive bond-buying program as next year and as China’s manufacturing slowed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of previously occupied homes surpassed the 5 million mark in May, the first time that’s happened in 3 ½ years. The gain shows the housing recovery is strengthening.
The National Association of Realtors
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, with the average on the 30-year fixed loan remaining just under 4 percent. But rates likely will surge next week now that Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Federal Reserve
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment benefit applications rose by 18,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 354,000. Despite the gain, the level remains consistent with moderate job growth.
The Labor Department said Thursday that the less volatile four-week
LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Gandolfini, whose portrayal of a brutal, emotionally delicate mob boss in HBO’s “The Sopranos” helped create one of TV’s greatest drama series and turned the mobster stereotype on its head, died Wednesday in
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is floating a proposal that would avoid the doubling of rates on student loans on July 1.
A document being circulated on Capitol Hill outlines a possible compromise that links
Sesame Street has used muppets to tackle tough issues like divorce, hunger and military deployment. Now the popular children’s television series is expanding its “Little Children, Big Challenges” series by introducing a new muppet whose father is in jail.
Facebook says in the second half of 2012, it had between 9,000 and 10,000 requests targeting 19,000 accounts.
Birmingham City Council is set to consider the possible revocation of the business licenses for Magic Touch, Inc., d/b/a Bali Spa during a hearing on Tuesday June, 18th.