- Indictment gives few hints about former speaker's actions
May 29, 20153:23 PM ET
CHICAGO (AP) — A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."
- Latest on Dennis Hastert: Hastert resigns from college board
May 29, 20154:59 PM ET
3:50 p.m. (CDT)
- Cuba removed from US terror list
May 29, 20152:31 PM ET
HAVANA (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.
- California beaches to remain closed after oily goo washes up
May 29, 20154:29 PM ET
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 7-mile stretch of Southern California coastline where globs of oily goo washed ashore will remain closed until officials determine the water is safe for swimmers and surfers, authorities said Friday.
- Pentagon: live anthrax may also have been sent to Australia
May 29, 20155:12 PM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Friday that the Army may have mistakenly sent live anthrax to a laboratory in Australia in 2008, in addition to the suspected live anthrax it sent this year to more than a dozen labs in the U.S. and South Korea.
- Latest on flooding: Homes ordered evacuated in Texas city
May 29, 20155:13 PM ET
4:15 p.m. (CDT)
- The Latest: Holmes says he hoped to be stopped before attack
May 29, 20154:16 PM ET
2 p.m. (MDT)
- Father: Woman shot by sheriff told police it was an accident
May 29, 20155:00 PM ET
ATLANTA (AP) — The woman who was shot and critically wounded by a Georgia sheriff told a detective the shooting was an accident that happened while they were practicing self-defense tactics in an empty model home, her father said Friday.
- Feds: No evidence that black man's hanging was homicide
May 29, 20152:57 PM ET
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Investigators have found no evidence that the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi was a homicide, and the civil rights probe into the death has been closed, the Justice Department said Friday.
- Lawyer: Kayak death was accident after drinking, not murder
May 29, 20153:41 PM ET
GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) â A woman accused of killing her fiance on the Hudson River by sabotaging his kayak is a victim of an accident that occurred on the chilly water after they had a couple of drinks, her lawyer said Friday.