Iran on Tuesday rebuffed a U.S. request to return the radar-evading drone that was seized while on a CIA spying mission, saying the country should first apologize for violating Islamic Republic airspace.
With Newt Gingrich as their common target, the Republican presidential hopefuls piled on the new party front-runner in a lively debate Saturday night, jabbing him over his political consistency, the sturdiness of his character and the plausibility of his policy proposals.
Manuel Noriega, the onetime military dictator of Panama who also moonlighted as a CIA spy and successful drug-trafficking money launderer, was flown home Sunday after two decades in U.S. and French prisons and faced yet more jail time in Panama.
The gunman in the Virginia Tech shooting was not a student, had no apparent connection to the university and is believed to have acted alone when he shot a campus police officer, authorities said Friday morning.
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney’s organization confirmed Wednesday that it’s using Kid Rock’s “Born Free” as a campaign song, a natural since both Romney and Rock are originally from the Detroit area.
Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced Wednesday, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case that spanned 30 years.