A judge approved the appointment of the lawyer who represented convicted 1996 Olympics bomber Eric Rudolph to the legal defense team of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.
College administrators, students and safety advocates in the U.S. say they are hoping the death of a University of Virginia lacrosse player will lead to the adoption of new methods for tracking violent students.
A University of Virginia lacrosse player accused of murdering a classmate never reported his arrest for a drunken altercation with a police officer two years ago, leaving the school unaware of behavior that would have required counseling and suspension from team activities, the university’s president said.
The debate over President Barack Obama’s health-care law has taken another twist. Now conservatives and libertarians are defending it, while the administration tries to toss part of the legislation out.
A year ago, James Murdoch was promoted to News Corp.’s deputy chief operating officer, moving ever closer to succeeding his father as head of the media company. Now he’s struggling to keep his career alive.
The fight over President Barack Obama ’s health-care law, after federal judges split on whether it’s constitutional, is headed to three U.S. appeals courts as states examine whether the statute is enforceable.
Kathleen Kane, a Democrat running for Pennsylvania attorney general, is tapping into public anger over the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case, telling a group of voters in Philadelphia that she was “outraged” by it.
H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, a Columbia University trustee, has pledged $30 million toward the construction of an arts building at the school’s new campus, the largest gift ever for the arts at the Ivy League institution.
Rupert Murdoch has taken seven months to recover from the “most humble day” of his life at the peak of a phone-hacking scandal in the U.K. to announce a new tabloid in a trademark defiant move by the 80-year-old.