A former Haitian coup leader and recently elected senator in that country pleaded guilty Monday to a U.S. drug money-laundering charge under a deal that should allow him to avoid a potential sentence of life in prison for cocaine trafficking.
Ken Ritter, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 2:32pm
A jury in Las Vegas convicted two men in an armed standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014 but then deadlocked on federal charges against four others later Monday.
Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 2:24pm
The father of a survivalist who ambushed two state police troopers, killing one of them, said Monday that he failed his son by lying about his military exploits and by not pushing him harder to grow up.
Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 2:10pm
Two Arkansas killers set to die Monday in the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years acknowledge they're guilty but fear the lethal injections could subject them to excruciating pain due to their various health problems.
A wildfire that has scorched more than 70 square miles (180 square kilometers) of public lands near the Georgia-Florida state line could burn for the next six months unless heavy rains snuff out the flames sooner, fire officials said Monday.
University of California, Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus filed a lawsuit Monday against the university, saying it is discriminating against conservative speakers and violating students' rights to free speech.
Terry Spencer and Curt Anderson, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 24th - 1:59pm
Holocaust survivors on Monday celebrated the end of German insurance giant Allianz's sponsorship of a Florida pro golf tournament, saying it may boost efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era policies issued to Jews that they say have gone unpaid.