Thomas Petters was convicted of mail fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering for creating the illusion of a company selling to big-box retailers. The 16-year Ponzi scheme netted $3.7 billion.
Today's revelation that a Minnesota priest charged in a 2007 sex abuse case involving a teenage girl still practices in India continues to put a spotlight on the Vatican and Pope Benedict.
Some 1,100 communities are vying for a network that delivers high-speed Internet access, courtesy of Google – though most aren't sure exactly what benefits it will deliver.
Why does Google say Topeka? April Fools' Day!
Antiwar protesters rush the stage at Karl Rove's Beverly Hills book signing.
Federal help for winter storm damage is on the way to 35 areas in the US. Recovery hits state and local budgets hard.
The experimental Google fiber-optic network promises to deliver the Internet at speeds 100 times faster than the average connection. Communities have been bidding to take part in the experiment, and the deadline for applications is Friday.
States' Medicaid programs will have to grow dramatically to meet the demands of healthcare reform. Those states that have already started the process could come out ahead financially.
Washington's attorney general filed suit against the healthcare reform bill signed today. One problem: He didn't ask the state's governor, who supports the bill. Who wins?
Fargo officials and residents were on the brink of declaring victory as sandbags and dikes are expected to hold back the Red River.