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Manafort gets what some call a light prison sentence

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work...

Mueller: Manafort continued to lie, violated plea deal

The special counsel in the Russia investigation is accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of violating his plea agreement by repeatedly lying to...

Former Trump aide ordered to prison

A federal judge ordered former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos to report to prison as scheduled, rejecting his last-minute bid to delay...

Ex-Speaker Hastert to report to prison

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert must report to a federal prison in southeastern Minnesota this week to begin serving a 15-month sentence in...

The child molester among us

In 1987, I sat down for a bowl of chili and a beer (or two or three) with a newly-elected Congressman and his chief...

Former Speaker Hastert headed for prison

Dennis Hastert, the Republican who for eight years presided over the House and was second in the line of succession to the presidency, was...

Jonathan Pollard free from prison

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard has been released from prison, a U.S. government agency and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday, culminating an extraordinary...

Former Blackwater mercs sentenced

A former Blackwater security guard was sentenced to life in prison and three others got 30-year terms on Monday in the massacre of 14...

Two years? Enough prison time for McDonnell?

When a federal judge handed down a two-year prison sentence to former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell Tuesday afternoon debate started loud and rancorous over...

Execution drug use varies in states

Problematic executions in Oklahoma, Arizona and other states have highlighted a patchwork approach states are taking with lethal drugs, with types, combinations and dosages...