Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
The NRA's brazen shell game with donations: A Yahoo News investigation

The organization may be violating several federal election laws, according to experts. […]

Live updates: Sentencing phase in Tsarnaev trial

The convicted Boston Marathon bomber will learn his fate after being found guilty on all 30 counts. […]

Justice Department probes Baltimore police-custody death

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Justice Department said Tuesday it has opened an investigation into the death of a Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries he suffered during an arrest that involved being transported in a police van. […]

Obama attorney general nominee heads for vote after 5 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders announced a deal Tuesday to move forward on a stalled human trafficking bill, clearing the way for a vote on President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee within days. […]

Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's ousted Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi, was convicted of using force against protesters and sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday, the first verdict against him since he was removed by the military nearly two years ago. […]

Congress to probe sex parties for leaks, DEA chief expected to step down

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional panel will examine whether federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents divulged secrets at sex parties that Colombian drug lords may have staged to elicit sensitive information. Following revelations of misconduct by DEA agents, a senior Obama administration official told Reuters on Tuesday that DEA chief Michele Leonhart, who was […]

Boston bombing victims recall day of pain, chaos, grief

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Celeste Corcoran was hurled into the air by a bomb at the Boston Marathon finish line two years ago. Gillian Reny saw blood gushing from her legs and wondered if she would survive. William Campbell waited hours for his daughter to emerge from surgery only to learn she had been killed by the blasts. Prosecutors on Tuesday began their case to sentence convicted […]