Klobuchar makes quick trip to Iowa in midst of impeachment

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Amy Klobuchar is still fighting to gain ground in Iowa's presidential caucuses that are now just days away. The Minnesota senator took a last-minute, late...

Man gets 20 years for selling guns to terrorist group

MIAMI (AP) — A Colombian man who had been living in South Florida was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for selling firearms to a South American terrorist organization. U.S. Di...

Autistic futures trader who triggered crash spared prison

CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. judge Tuesday sentenced a socially awkward math whiz-turned-futures trader who earned tens of millions of dollars over several years and helped trigger a U.S. stock market “flash...

Peru judge orders detention for Fujimori during graft probe

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Opposition leader Keiko Fujimori can be held 15 months in prison while she is investigated for possible money laundering, a Peruvian judge ruled Tuesday, shortly after official vote ...

At Harvey Weinstein’s trial, a big role for other accusers

NEW YORK (AP) — In his former life as a Hollywood big shot, Harvey Weinstein knew the importance of a good supporting role. In his New York City trial, it’s the prosecution’s supporting witnesses who ...

Georgia parole board declines to spare life of condemned man

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's parole board on Tuesday declined to spare the life of a man set to be executed for the killings of his ex-wife and her boyfriend. Donnie Cleveland Lance, 66,...

White supremacist appeals death penalty in church massacre

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — White supremacist Dylann Roof on Tuesday appealed his convictions and death sentence in the 2015 massacre of nine black church members in South Carolina, arguing that he was suffe...

Former LSU student drops appeal in frat hazing death case

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Louisiana State University student and Phi Delta Theta member convicted in the hazing death of a pledge has waived his right to appeal. Matthew Naqui...

2 church leaders sentenced to prison in tax fraud scheme

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two leaders of a church that has drawn scrutiny for its anti-Jewish views were sentenced to prison Tuesday for taking millions in church funds for personal use, as hundreds of thei...

AP Exclusive: Feds backtrack on transfer of Epstein warden

NEW YORK (AP) — The Bureau of Prisons is holding off on transferring the warden who was in charge of the New York City jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself. The agency said Tue...

Review finds heavy use of commando forces led to ethics slip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Episodic misconduct and ethical lapses among U.S. special operations forces, like the Navy SEALs and Army Green Berets, stem from a culture that puts too much emphasis on fighting an...

Ex-Illinois lawmaker pleads guilty in red-light bribery case

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Illinois state senator pleaded guilty Tuesday to accepting around a quarter of a million dollars in bribes in exchange for protecting the interests of a red-light camera compan...

New pressure on Prince Andrew to help Epstein investigation

LONDON (AP) — The pressure on Britain’s disgraced Prince Andrew increased Tuesday after the revelation by U.S. authorities that he has failed to cooperate with the FBI’s investigation into his ties wi...

Colombia seeks extradition of senator arrested in Venezuela

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian officials are seeking the extradition of a former senator who was arrested in Venezuela after escaping from prison four months ago. But the prospect...

Judge to consider Sandusky's latest request for new sentence

Jerry Sandusky's legal effort to have his decadeslong child molestation sentence reduced will be the subject of a hearing Tuesday in a Pennsylvania courtroom. The former Penn State ...