CHICAGO — Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursday, accusing the 73-year-old Illinois Republican of withdrawing $952,000 in cash in a way that evaded the requirement that banks report cash transactions over $10,000.
By Michael Tarm, Associated Press
Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was indicted Thursday on three charges after his arrest in a federal bribery case.
By Larry Neumeister and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
One day after a grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts, charging that he abused the power of his office last year, questions remain about the governor's actions and what comes next. Tony Plohetski of the…
By PBS NewsHour
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat - a case the possible 2016 presidential hopeful is dismissing as nakedly political, but which…
Are Syrian spies are operating in the United States, keeping tabs on Syrian-Americans?…
Former IMF head, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, resigned five days after being accused of attempted rape and sexual assault of a hotel maid. Jim Lehrer discusses what's next for the IMF and Strauss-Kahn with Bloomberg TV's Sara Eisen and The Economist's Zanny…
Eight people, including four U.S. residents, were charged in a 50-count indictment with supporting, financing and relaying messages for a Palestinian militant group blamed for the deaths of more than 100 people in and around Israel.
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