Blagojevich appeared in court Tuesday with his wife and children as lawyers for both sides made their closing arguments. Now, the jury gets to decide his fate.
Japan's yakuza mafia has long run unchecked. Recent sumo scandals highlight a deepening war against organized crime in Tokyo.
Daniel Schorr, a journalist whose fierce independence landed him on President Nixon’s enemies list and whose award-winning 62-year career spanned newspapers, radio and television, died Friday.
Daniel Schorr passed away Friday in Washington, DC. Daniel Schorr was a columnist for the Christian Science Monitor and worked at NPR after a long career at CBS News.
Zachary Chesser and Paul Rockwood are two American Muslims charged with plotting to commit acts of violent jihad. Both had alleged connections with Anwar al-Awlaki, the radical cleric in Yemen who may have motivated November's Fort Hood rampage.
A Michigan man who ran a Boy Scout camp and worked at a pool is alleged to have used his cellphone camera to covertly create video of young boys changing in the locker room. The case is part of a federal crackdown on child pornography.
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Britain's former MI5 chief delivered a strong critique Tuesday of the reasons for entering the Iraq war. Her testimony before the Chilcot Inquiry panel contradicts that of former Prime Minister Tony Blair.
The Ground Zero mosque is only one of several mosques that are being strongly opposed by local residents from California to Tennessee. Opposition to mosques is on the rise, observers say.
Several Pakistanis are among those detained in connection with Al Shabab's Uganda bombings during the World Cup final on July 11. The Al Qaeda-linked Somali group claimed responsibility for its first terrorist attack outside Somalia.