Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the former college student accused of bombing the Boston Marathon, lost a court bid to hire a second lawyer experienced in overcoming federal death-penalty cases against Muslim terrorists.
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.
Jared Lee Loughner is to appear in court to face charges of attempting to assassinate U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and murdering U.S. District Judge John Roll in a Jan. 8 shooting spree at a Tucson, Arizona, shopping mall that killed six and wounded at least 13 others.
Every dog has its day. With Rick Perry and now Herman Cain felled by brain freezes, and Mitt Romney unable to close the deal, snarling Newt Gingrich has surged into a statistical dead heat in recent polls.
Jared Lee Loughner , accused of attempting to assassinate U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and of killing U.S. District Judge John Roll , returned to federal custody after appearing in court for the first time and being assigned a lawyer who has represented infamous murderers.
U.S. sugar stockpiles are shrinking to the lowest in 37 years after rain and freezing weather damaged the beet crop, potentially reversing a price slump and forcing the government to ease import limits.