A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former judge from eastern Arkansas to five years in prison after he admitted he gave young male defendants lighter sentences in exchange for sexual favors
Sixteen years after a federal prosecutor named Thomas Wales was shot to death in his Seattle home, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says the unsolved case remains a top priority of the Justice Department
Venezuela's opposition says it will boycott an election challenging socialist President Nicolas Maduro unless the government drops a ban on major candidates and takes other steps to ease fears it's rigged
Republican leaders of Pennsylvania Legislature say they'll soon ask US Supreme Court to halt imposition of new congressional district maps viewed as likely to give Democrats boost in their quest to capture control of US House
A Christian minister running to replace a congressman who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations reportedly traded suggestive text messages with a female staffer who included a topless photo of herself in one of the exchanges
A federal judge has ordered the state of Louisiana to pay more than $150,000 in fees and costs to attorneys for a man who successfully challenged a law that prevented him and other foreign-born U.S. citizens from getting married
Apple might have a battery problem on its hands. No, not that one . Apple needs cobalt for its iPhone batteries, but experts fear a potential shortage of the metal with the proliferation of electric vehicles, which require over 1,000 times more cobalt for their batteries than do smartphones. Bloomberg...
Airstrikes and continuous shelling are driving the residents of Eastern Ghouta, Syria underground. Health clinics have run out of medical supplies and are now using expired medicines as newborns must take their first breaths underground.
A self-styled Utah prophet accused of secretly marrying young girls because of his beliefs in polygamy and doomsday is pleading guilty to child rape and abuse charges after police raided his group's remote desert compound
A man in his 40s, brought to Britain as an infant and sold to a pedophile ring, was formally recognized as a victim of modern slavery by the country's Home Office—and is now facing deportation as an "illegal immigrant." Yet in a statement, a Home Office official wrote that...