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  • Bush: Edwards, Milken pardons denied

     
    by Josh Meyer President George W. Bush, on his last full day in office, formally struck down the petitions for clemency of some high-profile politicians and businessmen, including convicted lawmakers Randall "Duke'' Cunningham, Edwin Edwards and Mario...
  • Prosecuting torture: 'Hard to believe'

     
    by Mark Silva Eric Holder, President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general, made plenty of people uncomfortable when he asserted, flatly, in his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, that water-boarding is torture. During the...
  • Immigration agents cautioned: Use care

     
    by Mark Silva The Obama administration is "promising to reconsider a new rule requiring high-level approval before federal immigration agents can arrest fugitives,'' the AP reports, noting that the Bush administration "quietly imposed the unusual...
  • Rove subpoenaed by Congress again

     
    by Frank James If Karl Rove thought congressional Democrats were going to let bygones be bygones, just because one of their own now occupies the White House, he was mistaken. Rep. John Conyers, the House Judiciary Committee chairman, has subpoenaed......
  • Emmert signs on

     
    Virginia Beach attorney L. Steven Emmert has agreed to represent the Gloucester 40.'This is obviously a matter of significant public concern,' Emmert said on Tuesday. 'These people spoke out and they were punished for it.'Emmert, chairman of the appellate...
  • 'Top Chef': You say ceviche, I say it's not

     
    Good morning; Mary here, with your began-in-the-early-morning-but-posted-in-midmorning recap of last night's 'Top Chef: New York.' Join us again later today for Maryann's italicized comments! We open with Carla fretting, saying she's a classically trained...
  • Army suicides: Three-decade high in '08

     
    by Julian Barnes The suicide rate among Army soldiers hit its highest level in three decades in 2008 and, for the first time, has surpassed the national average, officials said today. There were 128 confirmed suicides by Army soldiers last......
  • Obama signs first bill: Lilly Ledbetter Act

     
    by Frank James The first piece of legislation President Barack Obama's signed into law was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act which nullifies an anti-labor 2007 Supreme Court decision by giving workers more time to file pay discrimination......
  • Anna Nicole judge "Cryin' Seidlin" on Good Morning America

     
    Larry Seidlin, the former Broward circuit judge who presided over the Anna Nicole Smith burial circus two years ago, just appeared on ABC???s Good Morning America. ???I see myself as a little Larry David, a little Judge Judy,??? said Seidlin,......
  • CIA's man in Algeria an alleged rapist

     
    by Greg Miller The CIA has removed its station chief in Algeria from his post amid an investigation by the Justice Department into allegations that the officer drugged and raped two Algerian women, according to current and former U.S. government......
  • 'American Idol' invades Salt Lake City

     
    American Idol heads to Salt Lake City for tonight's audition episode. That's David Archuleta's hometown, in case you had forgotten.Ryan Seacrest tells us they were hoping to find the next generation of the Osmonds. Lo and behold, David Osmond is......