Missouri violated free speech protections when it passed a law to prevent Westboro Baptist Church, known for its provocative antigay protests, from picketing military funerals, a federal judge ruled Monday.
08/17/2010 05:55 pm
On Wednesday night, after a multistate manhunt involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation, US resident Elias Abuelazam was nabbed at the Hartsfield-Jackson international airport in Atlanta before getting on a flight to Tel Aviv. He is suspected of 18 stabbings across three states, killing five. The manhunt holds a special place in crime annals for a simple reason: They provide a combination of imminent danger to the public with folk-hero lore – embodied by movies like "The Fugitive." Here are four memorable (and real) modern manhunts:
08/12/2010 08:04 pm
08/09/2010 04:26 pm
A growing number of Americans are finding it makes more sense to rent a home than buy it. Is it the right choice for you?
08/09/2010 01:55 pm
Gallery Dead zones
William Shatner interviewed convicted DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo. William Shatner was told by Malvo that he and his partner tried to recruit fellow shooters for their 2002 spree.
07/29/2010 12:42 pm
Massachusetts is set to become the sixth state to award its electors to the winner of the popular vote nationally.
07/28/2010 04:18 pm
Electoral college consists of the popularly elected representatives of each state. The reform proposal would give each state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who captures the popular vote.
07/28/2010 01:59 pm
In announcing the Race to the Top finalists Tuesday, Education Secretary Arne Duncan called the program part of ‘a quiet revolution’ under way in education reform.
07/27/2010 09:34 pm
Nancy Pelosi is a master tactician and the most powerful speaker in a half century. Behind her personal brand of power politics – and whether she will still be speaker after the midterm elections.
07/13/2010 01:10 pm