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  • Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, 12 other players suspended over drugs

    Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, 12 other players suspended over drugs
    Major League Baseball suspended Alex Rodriguez, the game's highest-paid player and active career home run leader, for using performance-enhancing drugs, reflecting Commissioner Bud Selig's determination to root out cheaters and impose stiff penalties as a...
  • Rena Price dies at 97; her and son's arrests sparked Watts riots

    Rena Price dies at 97; her and son's arrests sparked Watts riots
    On a hot August evening nearly 48 years ago, Rena Price was at home in South Los Angeles when she was summoned with alarming news: A few blocks away, one of her sons, Marquette Frye, had been stopped by California Highway Patrol officers after driving...
  • WikiLeaks trial: Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

    WikiLeaks trial: Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison
    FT. MEADE, Md. -- A military judge on Wednesday sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison, ending a summer-long court-martial in which he was convicted of espionage for leaking a vast trove of classified U.S. military and diplomatic...
  • Chelsea Manning is seeking a presidential pardon

    Chelsea Manning is seeking a presidential pardon
    WASHINGTON—Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, sentenced to 35 years in custody for giving a trove of top secret U.S. material to WikiLeaks, is asking the White House for a presidential pardon and release from prison because, as she said in her application,...
  • Bradley Manning wants to live as a woman named Chelsea Manning

    Bradley Manning wants to live as a woman named Chelsea Manning
    The story of Pfc. Bradley Manning is a grand personal tragedy with a small potential for a happy ending. On Wednesday, a military judge sentenced Manning to 35 years in prison for giving WikiLeaks some 750,000 classified military documents. On Thursday,...
  • Manning's attorney argues for short sentence so he can 'have a life'

    Manning's attorney argues for short sentence so he can 'have a life'
    FT. Meade, Md. — Army Pfc. Bradly Manning’s legal defense team, led by attorney David Coombs, said Monday that the government was “only interested in punishment” rather than “the needs of the individual soldier,” and he...
  • Ruth Asawa, artist known for intricate wire sculptures, dies at 87

    Ruth Asawa, artist known for intricate wire sculptures, dies at 87
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Ruth Asawa, a San Francisco sculptor recognized as a major post-WWII American modernist for her intricate hanging wire creations, died early Tuesday, her daughter Addie Lanier said. She was 87. Asawa, who as a Japanese American woman...
  • Leo Branton Jr. dies at 91; civil rights lawyer defended Angela Davis

    Leo Branton Jr. dies at 91; civil rights lawyer defended Angela Davis
    Leo Branton Jr., a civil rights and entertainment lawyer whose stirring defense of '60s radical Angela Davis brought him his most celebrated victory in a six-decade career often spent championing unpopular cases, died of natural causes Friday in Los...
  • California's prison mess

    California's prison mess
    Under a 4-year-old order to reduce the state's prison population, Gov. Jerry Brown is preparing, finally, to file a plan with the court outlining how he and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation intend to comply. They have been...
  • U.S. soldier gets life in prison, pleaded guilty to killing 16 Afghans

    U.S. soldier gets life in prison, pleaded guilty to killing 16 Afghans
    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- A military jury Friday sentenced Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who pleaded guilty to killing 16 Afghan civilians, to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Bales, 40, entered the guilty plea last June in a...
  • WikiLeaks trial: Bradley Manning shows no reaction to prison sentence

    WikiLeaks trial: Bradley Manning shows no reaction to prison sentence
    FT. MEADE, MD. — In his crisp blue uniform, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning rose to his feet in a small crowded courtroom Wednesday morning and was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-...