David Porter, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 2:33pm
The latest federal court filings in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case shed light on what each side is worried about, and how wide the alleged political revenge plot in New Jersey may have spread.
Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 2:20pm
A U.S. court has the authority to hear a trademark lawsuit by grocery chain Trader Joe's against a man who purchased the company's products and resold them in Canada at "Pirate Joe's," a store designed to mimic a real Trader Joe's, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
Peter Prengaman and Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 2:01pm
A trial against Brazil's president turned into a yelling match and was temporarily suspended on Friday after the head of Senate declared "stupidity is endless" and sharply criticized a colleague who had questioned the body's moral authority.
Gretchen Ehlke, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 1:31pm
State officials promised $4.5 million for job creation and other economic assistance for Milwaukee's north side on Friday, hours before nearly 2,000 people showed up for the funeral of a black man fatally shot by police.
Bruce Smith, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 1:21pm
Attorneys are investigating the possibility of filing a civil-rights lawsuit in the case of a black teenager electrocuted more than 70 years ago for the killings of two young white girls in a segregated South Carolina mill town.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 1:01pm
President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands of other species in what will be the world's largest marine protected area.
Bernard Condon, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 1:00pm
Stocks were lower on Wall Street in afternoon trading on Friday, giving up modest gains following a generally upbeat assessment of the economy from Fed Chair Janet Yellen. Phone companies and utilities, widely considered safe-play stocks, led the list of decliners. AT&T and Verizon each fell more than 1 percent.