After a five-month-long look at what the government learned about Bernard Madoff's epic fraud, jurors are close to beginning to weigh whether five of his former employees were his conspirators or his dupes.
Today is Friday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2014. There are 292 days left in the year.
The Obama administration is proposing new rules designed to protect students at for-profit colleges from amassing huge debt they can't pay off — and still pass judicial muster after a previous version was thrown out by a federal judge.
A man convicted after his third trial in the 1991 killings of nine people, including six monks, at a suburban Phoenix Buddhist temple is set for sentencing and faces life in prison.
A popular Chinese instant messaging service has removed at least 40 accounts with content about political, economic and legal issues in a possible sign communist authorities are tightening control over discussion of sensitive topics.
Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower Friday on lingering concerns about weakness in the Chinese economy and tensions in Ukraine.
Some people convicted of possessing small amounts of marijuana can ask for those convictions to be thrown out under the law that legalized recreational marijuana in Colorado, the state's second-highest court ruled Thursday.
U.S. lawmakers have introduced legislation requiring President Barack Obama to start imposing sanctions on Venezuelan officials.
An overnight earthquake has caused minor injuries and scattered damage in southwestern Japan and delayed trains Friday morning.
An Indiana couple overdosed on heroin in a McDonald's play area, Ohio police said, and now face child endangering charges.
A study of the sex trade in Seattle and seven other cities found the Seattle area is unique in one way.
Congo's government spokesman says the military is declaring victory against a Ugandan rebel group.
Vice President Joe Biden has told Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk (ahr-SEHN'-ee yaht-sehn-YOOK') that the U.S. stands firmly behind Ukraine and its territorial sovereignty.
Today is Thursday, March 13, the 72nd day of 2014. There are 293 days left in the year.
Distant relatives of England's King Richard III are launching their High Court battle over where to rebury the 15th-century monarch's remains.
Fueled by the Oscars, ABC's "Good Morning America" is celebrating its most-watched week in nearly 23 years.
An Algerian held for 12 years without charge at Guantanamo Bay has been sent back to his homeland, officials said Thursday, portraying the transfer as a step toward eventual closure of the prison on the U.S. base in Cuba.