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Book News: Scrapbooks Of Hemingway’s Childhood Made Public

Book News: Scrapbooks Of Hemingway’s Childhood Made PublicAlthough it's hard to imagine Ernest Hemingway as anything other than bearded, gruff and gin-scented, five detailed scrapbooks by the Nobel Prize winner's mother give a glimpse of his early life through baby photos, school reports, drawings and school paper clips. The fragile books compiled by Grace Hall Hemingway had been kept in storage at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, but digitized versions are now available on the museum's website.

Boston Bombing Suspect Indicted; Could Face Death Penalty

Boston Bombing Suspect Indicted; Could Face Death PenaltyDzohkhar Tsarnaev is scheduled to be arraigned in U.S. District Court in Boston on July 10

Justice Kennedy At Center Of Gay Rights Decisions For A Decade

Justice Kennedy At Center Of Gay Rights Decisions For A DecadeKennedy, who often serves as the swing vote on a divided court, has been a quiet if crucial figure in the stunning advance of civil rights for gay Americans over the past decade.

Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back To Lower Court

Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back To Lower CourtOne of the Supreme Court's most anticipated cases of its current term — a challenge to the University of Texas' affirmative action admissions process — has ended with a ruling that does not revisit the fundamental issue of whether such programs discriminate against whites.

Spy Agency’s Collection Of Phone Records Reopens Controversy

Spy Agency’s Collection Of Phone Records Reopens ControversyThe controversial broadening of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court's powers after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is under renewed focus after Wednesday's report that the panel has given the National Security Agency the authority to collect millions of Verizon customers' telephone records.

Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Collection Of DNA

Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Collection Of DNABy a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a Maryland law that allows police to collect DNA, without first getting a warrant, from persons who are arrested.

Updated: Videoconferencing used in Juneau homicide trial

Updated: Videoconferencing used in Juneau homicide trialWitness testified that Rian Orr's injuries appeared to be inflicted by another person

Key Charge Against Ex-BP Official In Spill Case Dismissed

Key Charge Against Ex-BP Official In Spill Case DismissedA federal judge in Louisiana has thrown out the central criminal charge against a former BP executive because prosecutors failed to prove he knew about a pending congressional investigation into oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico three years ago.

Cleveland Kidnappings: Horrors Began With Offers Of Rides

Cleveland Kidnappings: Horrors Began With Offers Of RidesThe three young women who were missing for about a decade before being rescued Monday from a home in Cleveland where they say they were chained, tortured and sexually assaulted, have given police similar accounts about how their long nightmares began.

Bangladesh Rescuers Give Up On Finding Survivors Of Collapse

Bangladesh Rescuers Give Up On Finding Survivors Of CollapseSeveral arrests have been made in connection with the collapse of an illegally constructed garment factory in Bangladesh last week that killed at least 380 people outside the capital, Dhaka. Meanwhile, rescuers say they have given up hope of finding anyone else alive.