A man found dead in an industrial park about a mile from New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez’s house was a semi-pro football player with connections to Hernandez, his family said Wednesday.
Summoning the harsh history of this once-divided city, President Barack Obama on Wednesday cautioned the U.S. and Europe against “complacency” brought on by peace, pledging to cut America’s deployed nuclear weapons by one-third if Cold War foe Russia does the same.
Hopes dimmed for talks aimed at ending the Afghan war when an angry President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday suspended security negotiations with the U.S. and scuttled a peace delegation to the Taliban, sending American officials scrambling to preserve the possibility of dialogue with the militants.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Seven al-Qaida-linked militants on a suicide mission attacked the U.N. compound Wednesday with a truck bomb and then poured inside, killing at least 13 people before dying in the assault.
BOSTON — An ex-hit man who admitted killing 20 people insisted Wednesday that he told authorities the truth when he implicated James “Whitey” Bulger in 11 of the slayings, but he acknowledged lying in the past, including to his close friend just before he shot him in the head.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A heat wave hitting Alaska may not rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the 49th state, the days of hot weather feel like a stifling oven — or a tropical paradise.
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Danielle Bradbery has “The Voice” — and the microphone-holding trophy to match.
NEW YORK — Jackhammers are digging under a New York City house once occupied by a famous gangster who is said to have buried victims in familiar places.
TRENTON, N.J. — If doctors and patients used prescription drugs more wisely, they could save the U.S. health care system at least $213 billion a year, by reducing medication overuse, underuse and other flaws in care that cause complications and longer, more-expensive treatments, researchers conclude.
Apparently, Men’s Wearhouse Inc. doesn’t like the way its founder looks anymore.
In a terse release issued Wednesday, Men’s Wearhouse said it has fired the face of the company and its executive chairman, George Zimmer, who appeared in many of its TV commercials with the slogan “You’re going to like the way you look. I guarantee it.”