Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2013. There are 133 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On August 20, 1968, th…

Courts to cut pay for federal defenders

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal courts say that private lawyers paid to act as federal public defenders will have their salaries slashed as pa…

AP joins bid to unseal court records

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Associated Press on Monday joined a New Orleans newspaper in urging a federal judge to unseal court documents related…