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Why do sick 9/11 heroes beg Congress for…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJon Stewart's emotional plea to CongressA US congressional panel has voted to extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart assailed lawmakers for…

Nunez talks with Ortiz, embarrassed by shooting

Boston Red Sox infielder Eduardo Nunez lamented the fact that David Ortiz was shot in their native Dominican Republic, calling the incident an "international shame." Nunez, who is friends with Ortiz and shares an agent…

Trump asserts executive privilege over census info

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census as the House Oversight Committee prepared to hold two…

Former Stanford sailing coach gets one day in…

BOSTON — Stanford University's former sailing coach avoided significant prison time and was sentenced to just one day behind bars on Wednesday for his role in a massive college admissions scandal. John Vandemoer was the…

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As Polar Ice Cap Recedes, The U.S. Navy…

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