FBI special agent Richard DesLauriers ended the 16-year hunt for accused Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger by organizing a television and social- media campaign targeting female viewers of daytime soap operas whose age range roughly matched the fugitive’s girlfriend.
Chris Concannon, an executive at high-frequency trading firm Virtu Financial LLC, is under consideration to oversee trading and markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, according to people briefed on the discussions.
Keith Darley, a 34-year-old electrician, hears from the government that Australia is the envy of the developed world. Yet the father of two, who employed 22 people a year ago, now works alone and says he’ll be voting against Prime Minister Julia Gillard in the Sept. 14 election.
The Obama administration urged a court to block a subpoena by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York seeking White House files for its lawsuit challenging the contraception coverage requirement of the federal health- care law.
Pope Francis ventured outside the Vatican’s walls to pray at a Roman basilica and pay his hotel bill the day after becoming the first Roman Catholic leader to hail from outside Europe in more than 1,200 years.