Authorities say a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin died by accident in a Washington hotel room from hitting his head and incurring other injuries after "days of excessive consumption of alcohol."
Steven Dubois and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 9:31am
A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon.
While Rolling Stone pursued its now-discredited story about sexual assault at the University of Virginia, emails show the school's administration sought to kill a proposed alumni magazine article about how the school handles sex assaults on campus.
Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 8:20am
For four years, people have worked hard and mostly successfully to erase the deep scars Superstorm Sandy left on the New York and New Jersey coastlines when it crashed ashore with deadly force on Oct. 29, 2012.