Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri, a fiery Islamic cleric who prosecutors allege conspired to kidnap Americans in Yemen and who also is accused of trying to open a terrorist training camp in Oregon.
An American Muslim advocacy group is launching a program to help U.S. mosques head off potential extremists in their midst—as opposed to simply shunning troublemakers—a year after the Boston Marathon bombing.
A fight over Rhode Island's 2011 pension overhaul is headed to trial after a tentative agreement between state officials and public-sector unions to soften the law collapsed Friday, the two sides said.
President Barack Obama sought to energize lawmakers and activists this week when he repeatedly highlighted that women earn 77 cents for every dollar men earn, galvanizing an army of statisticians and economists.
GM CEO Mary Barra, then head of product development, was informed in 2011 of a U.S. investigation of steering problems with 2004-2007 Saturn Ion sedans, according to documents released by House investigators on Friday.
Gov. John Kasich has earned such ire among unions that he is on a list of six Republican governors the AFL-CIO hopes to topple. But a group of laborers within the AFL-CIO's ranks are considering backing his re-election bid.