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  • Feds: 9 charged in gang conspiracy, including 5 murders

    Feds: 9 charged in gang conspiracy, including 5 murders
    Nine members of a violent street gang known as the Hobos were charged today in a federal racketeering case that involves narcotics trafficking, robberies and murders, including the 2006 slaying of a federal informant in the case. The five-count...
  • In Mexico's north, second mass shooting in a week leaves four dead

    MEXICO CITY — Four men were killed and five people seriously injured early Thursday at a bar outside the northern city of Monterrey when assailants burst in and opened fire on patrons, officials with the state government of Nuevo Leon said. The...
  • Detroit's decline

    Since the Motown sound went silent -- except on oldies stations -- and General Motors and Chrysler (but not Ford) required life support from Washington, there has been little to recommend Detroit, Mich., to visitors, much less its residents. The recent...
  • Who's an extortionist?

    President Obama pledged to end partisanship, but instead has exacerbated it. He recently accused House Republicans of being extortionists for opposing a raise in the debt ceiling and wanting to defund Obamacare. Dictionary.com defines extortion as "the...
  • Kids and Money: Staying protected from identity thieves

    Dave Aitel wants to beat identity thieves at their own game. Aitel is a cybersecurity expert, a former computer scientist for the National Security Agency and a self-described "ethical hacker" who specializes in helping businesses determine security...
  • 'Bad Hair' Tops San Sebastian Fest

    SAN SEBASTIAN - Venezuelan Mariana Rondon's "Bad Hair" won San Sebastian's top Golden Shell on Saturday at a 61st edition galvanized in biz terms by its 2nd Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum. Sold by L.A FiGa Films, and Rondon's follow-up to...
  • Behind all the hullabaloo ... the secret about those budget cuts

    There's a secret lurking behind all that weeping and wailing over those across-the-board cuts in federal spending now going into effect -- and beginning to filter through the economy: They're working. The emphasis in the news continues to be on the...
  • Brother to a Dragonfly

    The dead speak. If you're listening. It happens every day -- every day the paper publishes obituaries. They speak whole lives. Some of them can invoke a whole era, which suddenly becomes more alive, more real, than what passes for reality in the drab...
  • Robert B. Reich: Washington bullies

    As a child I was bullied by bigger boys who threatened to beat me up if I didn't give them what they wanted. But every time I gave in to their demands, their subsequent demands grew larger. First they wanted the change in my pocket. Next it was the...
  • Boardwalk Empire recap: ‘All In’

     
    It could be seen as ominous last night on HBO's Boardwalk Empire when Eddie (Anthony Laciura) repaired with new business associate/friend Ralph Capone (Domenick Lombardozzi) to a beerhall populated with fellow German expatriates and spilled a little too...
  • 'Narcoland' delves into Mexico's drug corruption

    After 10 years of death-dealing, scorched-earth cartel warfare and twice the total body count of U.S. forces in Vietnam, it's high time an American audience found out just what is happening down south of the Rio Grande. No single recent work on the...