Auditors say the Federal Emergency Management Agency should take back nearly all of $3.5 million in grants given to a church-run school after Hurricane Katrina, though a school official says it never got that much.
A man who was rescued from a life raft after seven days on the Atlantic Ocean said suspicions about his account of the sinking of his boat are compounding his grief over the apparent drowning of his mother.
A federal jury has ruled that Tennessee's Knox County owes a former inmate $2,000 for each of the 70 days the man spent behind bars with an undiagnosed, untreated broken neck that caused him so much pain he considered killing himself.
Jonathan Drew, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 11:02am
A judge said that federal wildlife officials have failed to protect the world's only wild population of red wolves in a preliminary ruling that restricts the government's ability to remove the animals from private property.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 10:51am
A senior Obama administration official told lawmakers Thursday that the failure of a cease-fire in Syria poses serious consequences for Moscow and gives the United States leverage, an argument that drew a skeptical response from Republicans and Democrats.
Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 10:41am
The Senate's top Republican Thursday warned that legislation enacted over President Barack Obama's veto to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts may have "unintended ramifications" and that lawmakers should discuss fixes to the measure.
Mary Hudetz, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 10:21am
The telephone death threats to the home of Officer Dominique Perez began soon after he and an Albuquerque police detective ended a hillside standoff by opening fire on a homeless man who died after being hit in the arms and back.