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Citigroup Agrees To Pay $7 Billion To Resolve Mortgage Probe

Citigroup Agrees To Pay $7 Billion To Resolve Mortgage ProbeCitigroup said Monday it had agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into subprime mortgages it sold in the run-up to the financial meltdown of 2008.

No Criminal Charges In Senate-CIA Spat, Justice Department Says

No Criminal Charges In Senate-CIA Spat, Justice Department SaysThe Justice Department has declined to bring criminal charges against anyone at the CIA or the Senate Intelligence Committee in a dispute over access to documents about the enhanced interrogation program the U.S. deployed against detainees after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Top Shiite Cleric Calls For Deal On Next Iraqi Leader Amid Crisis

Top Shiite Cleric Calls For Deal On Next Iraqi Leader Amid CrisisIraq's most-revered Shiite cleric called on the country's political blocs to agree on a prime minister in the next four days, putting pressure on a government that is struggling to address the growing security crisis.

GM Stops Selling Late-Model Chevy Cruzes; Recall Expected

GM Stops Selling Late-Model Chevy Cruzes; Recall ExpectedGeneral Motors has issued an order to stop selling 2013 and 2014 model years of the Chevrolet Cruze compact car because of air bags that might not inflate properly.

Insurgent Group Claims Large Part Of Major Iraqi City

Insurgent Group Claims Large Part Of Major Iraqi CityOvernight in Iraq, the al-Qaida splinter group ISIS overtook large parts of Mosul, one of the country's most populous cities.

Tracking Road Kill? There’s An App For That, Too

Tracking Road Kill? There’s An App For That, TooA team of scientists at Utah State University have developed a smartphone application to make the task easier and are hoping that "citizen scientists" will help them compile a road kill database.

Husband Of Woman Stoned To Death In Pakistan Killed First Wife

Husband Of Woman Stoned To Death In Pakistan Killed First WifeA man whose pregnant wife was stoned to death by angry relatives in Pakistan earlier this week has admitted that he killed his first wife so he could remarry.

Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty To Helping U.S. Tax Evaders

Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty To Helping U.S. Tax EvadersCredit Suisse AG has pleaded guilty to helping wealthy Americans evade taxes in offshore havens, and the Swiss bank has agreed to pay U.S. authorities $2.6 billion in penalties, the Justice Department has announced.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania’s Ban On Gay Marriage

Federal Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania’s Ban On Gay MarriageA federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on gay marriage on Tuesday, saying it violated the Constitution's Equal Protection clause.

Victories In Oregon, Utah For Same-Sex-Marriage Proponents

Victories In Oregon, Utah For Same-Sex-Marriage ProponentsFederal judges in two states have ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, with a decision in Oregon overturning a ban on the practice and another in Utah ordering officials to recognize more than 1,000 marriages that had been thrown into legal limbo.