Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., issued a sharp and unusual challenge to the truthfulness of the nation's top uniformed military commander on Thursday, demanding that U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, return to Capitol Hill to provide fresh testimony on the Benghazi attacks.
A heavy metal singer gave an envelope containing $1,000 in cash to an undercover agent with instructions on how to kill his estranged wife along with her photograph, address, security gate code and dates he would be with their children to give him an alibi, a prosecutor said.
A 72-foot-long Swedish sailboat capsized Thursday in San Francisco Bay while practicing for the upcoming America's Cup races, killing an Olympic gold medalist from the United Kingdom and injuring another sailor, authorities said.
The Republican leaders of the House and Senate announced Thursday that they will boycott the ObamaCare-created committee responsible for holding down Medicare costs, in a challenge to a controversial element of the health care overhaul.
A former Fox News employee who wrote three columns detailing some of the inner workings of the "Fair and Balanced" network and smuggled raw video out to post on the Internet pleaded guilty Thursday to two misdemeanor charges and agreed to forfeit $5,000 he made for his work as the so-called "Fox Mole."