A Santa Clara man killed his wife aboard an Alaska cruise and told an acquaintance who later walked into the couple's blood-splattered room that he did it because she laughed at him, the FBI said in documents released Thursday.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 5:41pm
The Senate voted decisively on Thursday to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the popular bill to President Donald Trump for his signature after weeks of intense negotiations.
Julie Bykowicz and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 5:32pm
President Donald Trump's new communications director exploded the smoldering tensions at the White House into a full-fledged conflagration Thursday, angrily daring Trump's chief of staff to deny he's a "leaker" and exposing West Wing backstabbing in language more suitable to a mobster movie than a seat of presidential stability.
President Donald Trump is likely to sign a tough new sanctions bill that includes proposed measures targeting Russia — a remarkable concession that the president has yet to sell his party on his hopes for forging a warmer relationship with Moscow.
Michael Graczyk, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 4:23pm
A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an appeal from a man set to be put to death for killing a San Antonio woman in 2004 and his lawyers took their arguments to the U.S. Supreme Court to try to halt the execution.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 4:15pm
The 2016 Supreme Court decision that recently led an appeals court to throw out the conviction of a prominent New York politician shouldn't be used as a lifeline by New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez to have his own corruption charges dismissed, federal prosecutors wrote in a court filing Thursday.