Topic: Norfolk (Virginia)
A federal judge sentenced a Somali man to 25 years in US prison for his role in the hijacking of a Danish merchant ship in late 2008. The Somali pirate is already serving time for an attempted attack on the USS Ashland last April.
04/07/2011 07:22 pm
Glenn Beck, a Fox News fixture since January 2009, announces that his daily talk show will end this year. Analysts suggest viewers and advertisers tired of his conspiracy theories and antics.
04/06/2011 06:30 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/23
The lightly armed Somali pirates thought they were seizing a merchant ship off the coast of East Africa almost a year ago. Instead, their target turned out to be a US warship.
03/14/2011 09:36 pm
In the past, the US has asked other nations, such as Kenya, to handle cases involving Somali pirates. But some expect a different strategy this time.
02/25/2011 06:26 pm
Ford recall involves 150,000 pickups. Federal government says 1.3 million F-150s should be part of the Ford recall because of an air-bag flaw.
02/23/2011 04:17 pm
South Korea has dispatched 300 troops and a destroyer to secure the release of the Samho Jewelry tanker, which was hijacked recently by Somali pirates.
01/16/2011 10:10 am
Crowdsourced art, also known as wiki-art, erases the line between artist and audience.
01/14/2011 04:33 pm
In Pictures The art of the crowd
The five Somali pirates are believed to be the first people convicted of piracy in a US court in more than a century.
11/24/2010 03:34 pm