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  • Potential hurdles await prosecutors in Menendez case

    The federal indictment against New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez turns in part on prosecutors' ability to show that the gifts and favors at the center of the case amount to bribery rather than reflections of a longtime friendship between the lawmaker and the...
  • New Jersey Sen. Menendez pleads not guilty to corruption

    New Jersey Sen. Menendez pleads not guilty to corruption
    U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he accepted nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors, and his lawyer compared the case to the government'...
  • Things to know about the case against Sen. Menendez

    New Jersey U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal corruption and bribery charges. Menendez and Melgen were indicted Wednesday in a 68-page document that alleges Menendez advocated for Melgen'...
  • Sen. Robert Menendez, indicted on federal charges, still popular in hometown

    Sen. Robert Menendez, indicted on federal charges, still popular in hometown
    Salsa music serenaded the shoppers on Union City's main drag, where a bargain furniture store boasted low prices, garantizado, and a restaurant advertised a job with a sign reading, "Se necesita bartender." Down a side street, clucks could be heard from...
  • New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption charges

    New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption charges
    Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for...
  • N.J. senator Menendez, West Palm Beach ophthalmologist indicted on consipiracy charges

    N.J. senator Menendez, West Palm Beach ophthalmologist indicted on consipiracy charges
    Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was indicted on corruption charges Wednesday. The New Jersey Democrat, an influential voice on foreign policy, was accused of...
  • Menendez indictment could create committee opening for Cardin

    Menendez indictment could create committee opening for Cardin
    The indictment of Sen. Robert Menendez on corruption charges Wednesday could create an opening for Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin to become the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Hours after a grand jury in Newark, N.J., handed...
  • Sen. Robert Menendez case tests Justice Department's anti-corruption unit

    Sen. Robert Menendez case tests Justice Department's anti-corruption unit
    A federal corruption investigation of Sen. Robert Menendez, a powerful New Jersey Democrat, is shaping up to be the next major test of a Justice Department anti-corruption unit that was revamped after it botched the 2008 prosecution of another veteran...
  • Menendez case would test Justice Dept. anti-corruption unit

    Menendez case would test Justice Dept. anti-corruption unit
    A criminal prosecution of Sen. Bob Menendez would represent a major test for a Justice Department anti-corruption unit that recently scored the conviction of a former Virginia governor, but endured humbling setbacks in cases against two former U.S....
  • The danger of putting so many people in prison

    The danger of putting so many people in prison
    As Americans, we like to believe the rule of law in our country is respected and fairly applied, and that only those who commit crimes of fraud or violence are punished and imprisoned. But the reality is often different. It is surprisingly easy for...
  • New kind of floatplane pilot helps hold Alaska together

    New kind of floatplane pilot helps hold Alaska together
    Randy Sullivan understands the risks of landing his floatplane on a rolling liquid runway. On a cold late-autumn afternoon, he cruises at 3,600 feet, searching for just the right approach to Mirror Lake, a glassy speck amid hundreds of miles of forest....