Judge: Ariz. sheriff's office profiles Latinos
PHOENIX (AP) -- Attorneys say an appeal is planned after a federal judge ruled that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically racially profiled Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols....
Key figures in racial profiling lawsuit in Ariz
PHOENIX (AP) -- Key figures in a lawsuit that alleges that an Arizona sheriff's office has racially profiled Latinos in its immigration patrols. A judge ruled Friday that Arpaio's office systematically racially profiles Latinos:...
No bail for Pa. parents in faith-healing death
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- After their 2-year-old son died of untreated pneumonia in 2009, faith-healing advocates Herbert and Catherine Schaible promised a judge they would not let another sick child go without medical care....
Jury foreman says life or death decision unfair
PHOENIX (AP) -- They were 12 ordinary citizens who didn't oppose the death penalty. But unlike spectators outside the courthouse who followed the case like a daytime soap opera and jumped to demand Jodi Arias' execution, the jurors faced a decision that was wrenching and real, with implications that could haunt them forever....
Furlough Friday: Unpaid day off for many in gov't
WASHINGTON (AP) -- No one answered the tax-help hotline at the IRS on Friday. And you could forget about getting advice on avoiding foreclosures at the 80 Housing and Urban Development field offices nationwide....
Do you think the wounds suffered by the Fort Hood massacre victims should be reclassified as injuries suffered in combat? <More Info>
Major Nidal Hasan, the suspect in the Fort Hood massacre that killed 13 people and left 32 others wounded in 2009, has drawn 287 thousand dollars in pay while those injured have been denied combat pay. Their wounds were classified as "workplace violence." The classification also makes them ineligible for the Purple Heart. Several members of Congress argue the decision has resulted in an embarrassing lack of care and treatment for the victims and their families.
Do you support allowing openly gay youth to become members of the Boy Scouts of America?