BOSTON (Reuters) - The former head of Anglo Irish Bank is due to return to a Boston federal courthouse on Thursday where he is expected to acquiesce to a U.S. effort to ship him back to his native Ireland to face criminal charges related to the bank's collapse.
DETROIT (Reuters) - Flint, Michigan, known for its drinking-water crisis, is also suffering a real-estate slump as the city's rate of vacant homes stands at the highest in the nation, pushing down house prices, according to a report released on Thursday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Federal agents on Wednesday closed in on the last four anti-government militants still holed up at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon after a 40-day armed occupation protesting federal land control in the West.
FERGUSON, Mo./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department sued Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday to force the city to change its police department and court system after the federal government found both to be biased against minorities.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York clothing salesman known as the "Son of Sal" serial killer was convicted on Wednesday of three counts of second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting deaths of three shopkeepers in Brooklyn, prosecutors said.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty on Wednesday to lying to federal investigators who were conducting a corruption and civil rights probe of the nation's largest county jail system.
FERGUSON, Mo./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department filed a civil rights lawsuit against Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday to enforce a police and court reform plan after the city said it wanted to amend some aspects of a consent decree it had reached with the federal agency.
DALLAS (Reuters) - The city of Dallas voted on Wednesday to ban an erotica expo featuring porn stars, sex toy sales and a whipping dungeon from a city-owned convention center, with event opponents saying it could taint the city's image.
(Reuters) - The state of Louisiana on Wednesday asked a federal appeals court to overturn a judge's decision to block a 2014 law that imposed tough restrictions on Louisiana abortion providers and threatened to close four of the state's five clinics.
(Reuters) - The county prosecutor for Minneapolis said on Wednesday he hoped to decide by the end of March whether charges will be filed in last year's fatal police shooting of a black man, now that a state authority has completed its investigation.
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday reversed a decision that halted executions in Mississippi, finding a lower court abused its discretion when it blocked the use of certain lethal injection drugs.
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Ohio state legislators on Wednesday passed a bill blocking state and federal funds for groups that perform or promote abortions, effectively cutting $1.3 million annually used by Planned Parenthood clinics for HIV testing, pre-natal care and other programs.
FERGUSON, Mo/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - City officials in Ferguson, Missouri said on Wednesday they want to negotiate with the U.S. Justice Department over police reforms, after voting to amend an agreement born of seven months of talks with the federal government.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama paid a nostalgic visit on Wednesday to the place that launched his political career and made a renewed call for better relations between Republicans and Democrats to create a more positive tone in U.S. politics.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma man has been arrested on first-degree murder charges on suspicion of shooting his grandmother and her husband, and then cutting off their heads at their home, which is also used as a daycare center, police said on Wednesday.
What exactly do you think NARAL president Ilyse Hogue means when she tells us “I always say my abortion story is boring”? Before you answer, here’s the entire paragraph as seen in the YouTube video: I always say my abortion story is boring. I got pregnant, I wasn’t ready to be a parent, I wasn’t [...]