President Barack Obama vowed that the United States will respond to the devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures blamed on the North Korean government. Obama said the cyber attack "caused a lot of damage" to Sony but that he believed the company made a mistake in canceling the release of "The Interview," a comedy portraying the assassination of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un. "We will respond," Obama told an end-of-year news conference. ...
Prosecutor: Some Ferguson witnesses clearly lied
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis County prosecutor who convened the grand jury that investigated the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown says some witnesses before the panel obviously lied under oath.
'A human being gripped by a severe mental illness'
James Holmes's parents are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty.
Obama says U.S. blacks better off overall than when he began presidency
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday that U.S. blacks are better off now than they were when he began his presidency in 2009, but that the gap between blacks and whites remains. "Like the rest of America, Black America, in the aggregate, is better off now than it was when I came into office," he told reporters in an end-of-year news conference. "The gap between income and wealth of white and black America persists, and we've got more work to do on that front. ...
Judge orders review of leak on accused Boston bomber's friend
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday ordered prosecutors and defense attorneys to review how FBI reports on a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bombers were obtained by a Boston Magazine reporter. The demand came as the city braces for the January trial of accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged with killing three people and injuring more than 260 in the April 15, 2013 attack. Prosecutors are also bringing charges against several friends of Tsarnaev, including Khairullozhon Matanov, a cab driver from Kyrgyzstan. ...
Influential Rabbi Harold Schulweis dies at 89 in California
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rabbi Harold Schulweis, a tireless innovator who implored followers to fight against genocide and see Judaism as a religion with universal significance, has died at age 89 at his Los Angeles home, his synagogue said in a statement. Schulweis, who was regarded as one of the most influential rabbis of his generation, died on Thursday after a struggle with heart disease, his congregation Valley Beth Shalom said in a statement. ...
John Mellencamp @ Louisville Palace Friday, Jan 23
Fleetwood Mac @ KFC Yum Center Tues Feb 17
Nickelback @ KFC YUM CENTER Wednesday, Feb 25
Meghan Trainor @ Mercury Ballroom Sunday, March 1
Maroon 5 & Magic! @ KFC Yum Center Saturday, March 14