| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:18 PM
WASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania woman who protested at the White House will get an apology and a family trip to Washington from the U.S. Secret Service to settle a lawsuit that accused the officers of effectively turning her away....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Former President Carter met his adoring, book-buying public in Portland, Ore., on Sunday, the Oregonian reports. The 89-year-old statesman signed 1,600 books in about two hours at Powell's Bookstore.
Carter's new book is "A Call to Action: Women,...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:21 PM
DALLAS — It's a site, and sight, both eerie and fascinating.
Peering through thick glass, I see a collection of scuffed boxes up against a corner window, the sniper's nest from which Lee Harvey Oswald is said to have shot President John F....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Neiman Marcus Group offered more details Thursday about the data breach it disclosed late last week, saying that although credit and debit card information was stolen, customers’ social security numbers and birth dates were not.
And because the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Target continues to suffer blow-back from the breach of up to 40 million customer credit and debit card accounts it disclosed last week, as consumer perception of the chain plunges and calls for an investigation intensify.
In a Sunday letter to the...
| 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...
| 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...