| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:31 AM
Authorities investigating the massive holiday-season hack into Target Corp.'s systems arrested two Mexicans trying to enter the U.S. in McAllen, Texas, with scores of fraudulent credit cards.
The arrests of Daniel Dominguez Guardiola and Mary Carmen...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Darwin Payne, 76, of Dallas, was among the crowd of reporters dispatched to cover the aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Now a professor emeritus of communications at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Payne discussed...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:22 AM
There are real-life newspaper editors like the ones you see in the movies, the ones who swagger and swashbuckle and cuss and scrap.
Bill Thomas was not one of those editors.
He was urbane, dapper, cool and collected, an editor to match the...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Darryl Burke didn't just break the law for 25 years, federal authorities say, he defied it — hiding behind aliases while he masterminded millions of dollars worth of fraud, lived it up at his South Florida waterfront "compound" and used his Miami...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Maybe it was the Bloody Mary that got Jean Shanley into trouble on a recent flight from Louisville to Las Vegas.
She paid for the $5 beverage with her American Express card and then slipped the card back into her pocketbook, where it stayed for the...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Did Miriam Carey have to die?
Miriam Carey was the 34-year-old Stamford resident shot and killed after a car chase in Washington on Oct. 3. A lawyer for her family said Ms. Carey was an innocent victim, and says a police report released Friday proves...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The other day, President Barack Obama visited a Virginia bookstore to do some Christmas shopping. Accompanied by his daughters and a retinue of Secret Service agents, he bought 15 children's books as gifts for family members.
The excursion was...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Another week, another school shooting.
Acts of violence in places we once thought safe have become so routine that the latest shooting, in Chardon, Ohio, didn't make the front page of my newspaper. It didn't even lead the broadcast news. We have grown...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:23 AM
"Crisis": With a busload of kidnapped high school students, a flock of powerful parents and a smattering of high-caliber stars, NBC seems prepared to do what CBS couldn't with "Hostages"--create a high-octane, character-driven suspense drama that is...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:08 AM
The suburban Chicago family stole with startling efficiency from toy stores, booksellers and coffee shops from Maryland to Texas, its matriarch often dressed in a bulky black dress outfitted with compartments for stuffing large merchandise, federal...
| Oct 20, 2013
Alan Cheuse looks at three new thrillers with a Washington, D.C. theme that are worth checking out.
"Top Down" by Jim Lehrer, Random House, 208 pages, $26
The devastating work of an international shooter appears in Newshour veteran Jim Lehrer's 22nd...