Mobster uses 'letters from Obama' to sway court

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Post) This mobster is the scam artist-in-chief. A longtime Gambino crime-family associate tried to convince a judge he's politically connected to avoid a harsh sentence — more…

Teen kills half-brother over cell phone fight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Post) A Queens teen who stabbed her half-brother to death during a bloody fight over a cellphone pleaded guilty yesterday during an emotional courtroom appearance — more…

Bill Clinton: U.S. ambassador to Ireland?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Christian Science Monitor) Is Ireland big enough for Bill Clinton? The chatter about what Mr. Clinton might do next has often tended toward the grandiose. In the past, more…

Ex-U.S. Marine chained to bed in Mexican jail

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sacramento Bee) As a U.S. Marine, Jon Hammar endured nightmarish tension patrolling the war-ravaged streets of Iraq's Fallujah. When he came home, the brutality of war still pinging more…