In a hearing Tuesday, California Supreme Court justices grilled attorneys for both sides in the Prop. 8 case. Their ruling on legal 'standing' may affect more than the ban on same-sex marriage.
FBI and local law enforcement arrests 127 people allegedly connected to the Mafia, mostly in New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. Officials say the mob is still 'entrenched' in certain industries and has a 'pervasive' influence at ports.
Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani-born US citizen accused of attempting to detonate a car bomb in New York's Times Square May 1, defiantly told a New York court he considered himself a 'Muslim soldier.'
Latest dragnet includes mayors and state assemblymen with 44 arrests so far.