Kwame Kilpatrick was released from prison on parole on Friday, but now has to prepare for a federal corruption trial that could send him back to prison for years.
A new bipartisan bill would remove marijuana from the company of heroin and cocaine in federal regulations, leaving it to the states to legalize pot – or not. Inter-state trafficking would remain a federal crime.
The use of informants and sting operations has become a major tool in the fight against domestic terrorism, illustrated in the arrest of two men charged with plotting an attack on a military facility.
Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, the first woman convicted of genocide by an international court, was sentenced to life in prison for her role in the 1994 Rwandan massacre.
A cellphone used by Osama bin Laden's courier contained contacts for commanders in a Pakistani militant group that has long been mentored by Pakistan's spy agency.
Who is Whitey Bulger, and why does Wednesday's arrest of this aging crime boss matter so much to the FBI?
Hedge funds will have to abide by new rules adopted Wednesday. But many funds and related groups support the changes.
Michele Bachmann was born in Iowa, where she'll throw her hat into the presidential ring next week. There are now eight GOP candidates running for the White House, including Michele Bachmann.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says he is 'comforted' that General Petraeus supports President Obama's plan to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.
US Secretary of State Clinton and presidents from around Central America are convening in Guatemala City to determine ways to boost security and contain the sway of regional mafias.