A series of aggressive interactions with patrons and workers at a Seattle bar, followed by an odd exchange with police, landed comedian Katt Williams in jail over the weekend, police said.
There are a few things you can usually expect out of an NFL halftime show. A debate about gun control isn't one of them. But Sunday wasn't a normal day in the NFL. It was two days after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend and the mother of his child before killing himself outside the front door of the Chiefs' practice facility. It was shocking. And it was expected that this tragedy would seep through into Sunday's football coverage. But many people were not expecting Bob Costas to make a plea for gun control.
We always want answers. This lack of certainty surrounding murder-suicides often amplifies the frustration people feel when loved ones are wrenched from them so violently. And it makes it even tougher to understand when the violence is wrought in public.
Lenny Dykstra, the former New York Mets outfielder who became a successful self-taught investor, was sentenced Monday to 6 1/2 months in federal custody following bankruptcy fraud and other federal charges, authorities announced Monday.
A last-minute and unexpected change in government rules over a key environmental dispute prompted uncertainty and consternation at the Supreme Court on Monday, with justices chastising the Obama administration over its policy tactics.
The Marine general in charge of all U.S. troops on the island of Okinawa, Japan, has banned off-base drinking and strictly limited when alcohol can be purchased on-base.
An Iranian citizen and an airline pilot from Kentucky pleaded guilty to violating U.S. export law on Monday through a scheme to send aircraft and parts to Iran for civilian use.
A photo posted online Monday shows George Zimmerman with blood on his nose and lips. His attorneys say it was taken the night unarmed teen Trayvon Martin was killed in Sanford, Florida.
Prosecutors are offering a plea bargain to Floyd Corkins, the man accused in the August shooting of a building manager at the conservative Family Research Council. But a defense attorney declined at a hearing Monday to immediately accept the deal and was granted a continuance in the case.
U.S. stocks were mixed Monday after a disappointing report on manufacturing activity added to concerns about economic growth.
Tech giant Oracle announced Monday that it would pay three quarters' worth of dividends originally scheduled for 2013 later this month, becoming the latest company to move up dividend payments ahead of potential tax increases next year.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges Monday against the China affiliates of the "Big Four" U.S. accounting firms.