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  • Philadelphia man accused of Nazi war crimes is hospitalized, criminal case on hold

    PHILADELPHIA An 89-year-old Philadelphia man facing extradition to Germany to face Nazi war crimes charges was hospitalized over the weekend, throwing into doubt the future of U.S. efforts to quickly remove him. Johann Breyer, a retired tool and die...
  • Obama, Senate make progress on NSA data-collection reform bill

    The Obama administration and Senate negotiators appear close to an agreement to strengthen legislation that would curtail the bulk collection of data on Americans. In May, the House passed a watered-down version of a bill sponsored by Rep. Jim...
  • Curt Gentry dies at 83; California historian co-wrote 'Helter Skelter'

    Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a bestselling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic "Helter Skelter" about the Manson family murders, written with former prosecutor Vincent...
  • Law firm in Hobby Lobby win is playing key role in religion cases

    Law firm in Hobby Lobby win is playing key role in religion cases
    The Supreme Court's controversial Hobby Lobby decision has thrust a once-little-known boutique law firm into the center of a growing conservative movement to make faith-based exemptions as potent a legal tool as free speech has been for liberals. The...
  • GrayRobinson adds group to advise on medical marijuana

    Doctors, growers, sellers and investors eager to do business in medical marijuana likely will need to figure out what will be legal, and lawyers are ready to offer advice. The Orlando-based law firm GrayRobinson, one of Florida's largest, announced...
  • Wave of migrant children threatens to swamp U.S. immigration courts

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A deluge of Central American children pouring into the United States threatens to burst the seams of already overstuffed immigration courts, and President Barack Obama's steps to ease the crisis are likely to make matters worse...
  • That's all? Citigroup eludes real punishment on securities

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, July 21: Last Monday, the Department of Justice announced a $7 billion settlement with Citigroup, the nation's third-largest bank, over a federal investigation into the bank's...
  • Is Michigan man a war criminal?

    DUBLIN, Ireland They moved in lockstep, nearly 400 of them, to the rhythms of a drummer and a piper. They marched a half-mile through downtown streets in the Irish capital, on their way to the U.S. Embassy. The straight-lined formation of former Irish...
  • JPMorgan begins to provide consumer help under $13 billion settlement

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co has begun to provide the debt forgiveness and other help to struggling homeowners under last year's $13 billion accord with federal and state authorities, though it has only turned over a handful of details, a...
  • U.S. to appeal Obamacare subsidies ruling

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department will appeal to the full District of Columbia circuit court a ruling that threw out a key aspect of President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Tuesday. In a...
  • Halifax Health settles last part of whistle-blower lawsuit for $5.5M

    Halifax Health settles last part of whistle-blower lawsuit for $5.5M
    Putting an end to a five-year whistle-blower lawsuit, Halifax Health Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to settle the second part of its case for $5.5 million. The U.S. Department of Justice filed the notice of settlement Tuesday, which...