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  • Anti-Arab group poses legal, political dilemma for Israel

    A far-right Israeli group that agitates against Arabs in the name of religion and national security is forcing the Jewish state into a legal and political balancing act as it tries to contain sectarian violence. Among their activities, Lehava activists...
  • Piggish bankers went whole hog to abuse consumers in 2014

    The end of the year occasions awards season in all industries, and the world of personal finance is no exception, which brings us to the 2014 edition of the Piggy Bank Awards for Dubious Achievements in Consumer Finance or, for short, "The Piggies."...
  • Crime & Legal Issues: Sister slain outside The Alley nightclub was like a mother to siblings

    Soldier Nesita Butts was in Afghanistan when she learned her big sister had been gunned down in Hampton. "To receive some news like that when you're in another country is very disturbing," Butts testified during a sentencing hearing Dec. 18. "Then to...
  • 2 dead, 11 wounded in separate shootings

    2 dead, 11 wounded in separate shootings
    Two men were killed and 11 other people were wounded in separate shootings since Friday. In the latest incident, around 5 a.m. Saturday, an 18-year-old man was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his head in the Arcadia Terrace neighborhood on...
  • NYPD officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger

    NYPD officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger
    Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos as a devoted family man, aspiring chaplain and hero, though an air of unrest surrounding his ambush shooting was not...
  • Protester in St. Louis area charged with arson

    A protester who advocated for peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson was charged Saturday with setting fire to a convenience store in a neighboring suburb. A St. Louis County jail official said Joshua Williams, 19, of St. Louis, was being held on $30,000...
  • In U.S.-Cuba prisoner swap, mystery surrounds the unnamed 53

    Cuba's most prominent dissidents say they have been kept in the dark by U.S. officials over a list of 53 political prisoners who will be released from jail as part of a deal to end decades of hostility between the United States and Cuba. For years,...
  • Teen charged with arson in Missouri protest

    A teen was charged Saturday with arson after police say he confessed to setting a convenience store on fire during anti-police violence protests in a St. Louis suburb last week, according to officials and media reports. Joshua Williams, 19, was in the...
  • North Korea calls Obama 'monkey,' blames U.S. for Internet outages

    North Korea lashed out at the United States on Saturday, blaming it for disruptions that cut off the nation’s already limited connections to the Internet, while once again rejecting U.S. accusations that it was behind the hacking of Sony Pictures....
  • Wyoming, Michigan governors urge Bill Bricker's extradition

    Wyoming, Michigan governors urge Bill Bricker's extradition
    A Michigan judge is being asked to decide Monday whether a 94-year-old former Winnetka teacher charged with molesting children should be evaluated for mental competency at jail or at his home, where he is receiving hospice care, according to his lawyer....
  • As more inmates are released from prison, more parolees return

    As more inmates are released from prison, more parolees return
    Randy Whittenburg was a "commendable" candidate for release from prison. After 31 years behind bars for his role in a Los Angeles strong-arm robbery that ended in murder, Whittenburg had earned four vocational certificates; completed Bible study,...