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Just being silent is not enough. The Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 that a suspect's silence during informal police questioning can be used as evidence of guilt unless the right is invoked.
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John Martorano, a close associate of James 'Whitey' Bulger, testified Monday, saying that Bulger was involved in numerous murders, including at least one that went badly wrong.
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Iran's President-elect Hassan Rohani said his win was a 'victory for moderation' and vowed to soothe tensions with the US and factions inside Iran.
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In his online chat on the Guardian newspaper web site, NSA leaker Edward Snowden said members of Congress have 'special immunity' from snooping by the intelligence agency.
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Any fact that increases the mandatory minimum sentence for a crime must be determined by a jury, not a judge, the Supreme Court rules in an important Sixth Amendment case.
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Freedom for Judge Maria Lourdes Afiuni was a cause célèbre among dissidents and human rights groups critical of the Chávez regime. Venezuela conditionally released her after three years in detention.
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The FBI is again hunting for the body of former Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa, whose 1975 mysterious disappearance remains unsolved. This time: a grassy field in Oakland Township, Mich.
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Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng said New York University pulled his fellowship at the behest of Beijing. NYU and an American supporter of Chen say that isn't true.
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By 7 to 2, the Supreme Court justices struck down Arizona's Proposition 200 as violating the National Voter Registration Act, which requires only a written declaration of US citizenship.
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Russians say few surprises in Guardian revelations; that tapping was aimed at Dmitri Medvedev not Vladimir Putin lessens impact in Moscow.
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Six people in Chicago died and more than 40 were injured as gun violence reignited in the Windy City over the weekend. Two of the dead, one a teenager, were allegedly shot by police.
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Doctors say 'mass psychogenic illness' – not contaminated water – is to blame for recent outbreaks of sickness. Garment workers are fearful of workplace safety after a year of deadly accidents.