From prosecutors in Los Angeles to justice officials in Washington, the Swiss decision to free Roman Polanski was described as a disappointment and to some, an injustice.
Roman Polanski may once again be seen on the red carpet at Cannes _ but he won't be attending the Venice Film Festival or the Oscars anytime soon.
The "Swiss bank account" has long been known as a repository in which individuals could hide assets they did not wish to become known to authorities. Now it is obvious that those who engage in statutory rape in the United States may flee to Switzerland secure in the knowledge that their crime will not be taken seriously.
The decision by Swiss authorities Monday not to extradite Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski over his rape of a 13-year-old girl provoked anger and disappointment in the U.S., though Washington made no retaliation threats.
In a stunning ruling, Roman Polanski was declared a free man on Monday _ no longer confined to house arrest in his Alpine villa after Swiss authorities rejected a U.S. request for his extradition because of a 32-year-old sex conviction.
Close the book on the Lance Armstrong era at the Tour de France. He has.
After 24 hours of flight, Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg landed the Solar Impulse, a plane powered solely by energy from the Sun.
Carles Puyol powered in a header in the 73rd minute Wednesday to send Spain to its first World Cup final with a 1-0 win over Germany.
Lance Armstrong's flat tire has done more than just deflate some of his hopes for another Tour de France victory. It's also caused a bit of second-guessing within his RadioShack team.