The trial against Doctor Kermit Gosnell, who ran a Philadelphia inner-city abortion clinic and is charged with killing five people, has forced abortion supporters on the defensive and has energized anti-abortion activists.
A student from Kazakhstan, allowed to return to the US in January without a valid student visa, is accused of hiding evidence in the Boston Marathon bombing case. On Thursday, Customs and Border Protection ordered new checks for student visas.
A funeral home in Worcester Mass., is handling the arrangements for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarvaev. A burial site has been difficult to find, and the funeral home director has faced protesters.
When three college friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev realized he was involved in the Boston marathon bombing, instead of contacting authorities, they proceeded to conceal the evidence, according to an FBI affidavit.
A fierce fire moved close to subdivisions east of Los Angeles on Wednesday. People on two streets were evacuated. Hundreds of firefighters worked to contain the blaze, as well as six helicopters and six air tankers.
U.S. District Judge Edward Korman's ruling which required the FDA to lift age limits on the Plan-B morning-after pill will be challenged by the Justice Department. On Tuesday, anyone over 15 could begin buying Plan B One-Step without a prescription.