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The Narragansett Indian Tribe has been subpoenaed as part of a criminal investigation, according to a federal appeals court decision unsealed Tuesday, but the ruling didn't specify who or what the federal grand jury is looking into or what records were sought.
North Carolina has hired an outside attorney to conduct yet another independent review of irregularities in an academic department featuring classes with significant athlete enrollments.
While three of four people arrested amid the investigation of the Philip Seymour Hoffman's death were arraigned on drug charges, the New York theater community mourned the actor with a dimming of Broadway's marquee lights and a candlelight vigil.
A grand jury in eastern Pennsylvania is investigating the case of a Brooklyn woman who died in Allentown more than 30 years ago.
The chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill said Thursday there was "a failure in academic oversight for years" that led to fraud in a department with classes featuring significant athlete enrollments.
They are not just libertarians. Behold, it's the Republican Libertarian Caucus, which has joined forces with Gary Johnson to show voters that the former third-party presidential hopeful is intent on remaining, well, a third-party presidential hopeful.
Political analysts are resorting to dramatic terms to describe dire findings. "American voters are extraordinarily dispirited. The fights in Washington over the federal budget and the debt ceiling, coming on top of an aggravatingly slow economic recovery have produced a cauldron of discontent. If these sentiments last for the next 12 months, a large number of incumbents are going to be in trouble on Election Day," declares Christopher Arterton, dean of George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management.
A win for the Bruins would have been an uplifting end to the city's emotional return to major sports after the Boston Marathon bombing.
With much ado and lots of press, Dennis Rodman recently journeyed to North Korea and spent time with the nation's saber-rattling dictator Kim Jong-un.
Republicans turned to voters in nearly a dozen states Tuesday in hopes of broadening the party's hold on governors' mansions across the country, with some GOP candidates viewing this election as their best opportunity to win in a quarter-century.
It's already a cultural force. Clint Eastwood's "empty chair" moment at the Republican National Convention drew Democratic derision but inspired enthusiastic Republicans. It's all a matter of "Eastwooding."
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's troubled video-gaming company, lured to Rhode Island with a $75 million state loan guarantee two years ago, filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, and federal authorities have begun an investigation into the firm.
Gentleman crooner and conservative stalwart Pat Boone is in the nation's capital on Wednesday to be feted by no less than 40 members of Congress for his steadfast support of the 60 Plus Association, a non-partisan seniors advocacy group with a free enterprise, less government, lower taxes approach to myriad issues.
Federal regulators knew potentially contaminated bark and wood chips were being sold from a Superfund site in the asbestos-tainted town of Libby, Mont., for three years before they stopped the practice, according to a letter from the Environmental Protection Agency to U.S. Sen. Max Baucus.
Embattled Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele and the four candidates vying for his job engaged in an occasionally heated debate Monday in which the challengers took aim at the RNC's unprecedented red ink and lackluster fundraising.