'It was him' Boston bomber's lawyers admit guilt

2015-03-05 17:43:16

A lawyer for the accused Boston Marathon bomber said at the start of his trial that their client bore responsibility for the attacks that killed three people and injured 264 with a blunt admission: "It was him."

US House committee subpoenas Clinton emails

2015-03-05 16:07:24

A House of Representatives committee has issued subpoenas for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state.

US Justice Dept finds racial bias in Ferguson police practices

2015-03-05 10:13:13

The US Justice Department has concluded that the Ferguson, Missouri, police department routinely engages in racially biased practices.

Intl Hair Freezing Contest winners announced

2015-03-04 17:29:34

The hot springs announced on March 2 that Georgeault and her friends had won the hot springs' 2015 International Hair Freezing Contest.

FBI investigating reported shots near spy agency headquarters

2015-03-04 11:36:50

The FBI is leading an investigation into reported shots fired on Tuesday near National Security Agency headquarters in Maryland and damage to an NSA building.

Commentary: Obama's criticism of Chinese counterterrorism law groundless

2015-03-04 11:26:03

US President Barack Obama's criticism of the upcoming counterterrorism law of China is utterly groundless and another piece of evidence of arrogance and hypocrisy of the US foreign policy.

Fugitive ex-NSA contractor Snowden seeks to come home

2015-03-04 10:00:05

A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden said on Tuesday the fugitive former US spy agency contractor who leaked details of the government's mass surveillance programmes was working with American and German lawyers to return home.

US agents raids California locations to probe Chinese maternity tourism

2015-03-04 09:37:23

Federal agents of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement searched over two dozens of Southern California locations Tuesday to investigate maternity tourists, mainly from China.

Homeless man shot dead by US police was a convicted bank robber

2015-03-04 08:39:44

A homeless man whose fatal shooting by Los Angeles police stirred an uproar among civil rights activists and fellow skid row residents was a convicted bank robber paroled from federal prison last year.

Cybersecurity law 'makes perfect sense'

2015-03-04 07:38:30

Beijing hit back on Tuesday at criticism from United States President Barack Obama over a counter terrorism law being considered by Chinese lawmakers.

Netanyahu assails Iran-nuclear talks; Obama disagrees

2015-03-04 05:06:11

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the US Congress on Tuesday that an emerging agreement between Iran and the United States would all but guarantee that Tehran gets nuclear weapons and would be a very bad deal.

Hilary Clinton may have broken federal record-keeping laws

2015-03-03 11:46:43

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have violated federal records laws by using a personal email account for all of her work messages, the New York Times reported on Monday.