Pvt. Bob Rodgers wrote his wife one night from Fort Campbell, Ky. He said all he did was "shine boots, shine boots and shine more boots and brass and more brass." Sixty years later, the postal service delivered that letter to Jean Rodgers. An Indiana postmaster says she has no idea why it took so long.
The top seeds for the Men's Division I basketball tournament include Kansas, Louisville, Indiana and Gonzaga. The games begin Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio, with the "First Four" games — pitting the four lowest-seeded "at large" teams against the four lowest-seeded automatic qualifiers.
A hacker who released more than 100,000 AT&T customer email addresses will be sentenced in a federal courtroom in New Jersey on Monday. Andrew Auernheimer exposed a security flaw on AT&T's iPad service.
Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford begins his comeback trail Tuesday in the GOP primary for the congressional seat vacated by Tim Scott's appointment to the Senate. There are 16 GOP candidates but Sanford remains by far the best known, and the most controversial.
It's been more than a week since 16-year-old Kimani Gray of Brooklyn, New York, was shot dead by two undercover officers. The police say the teen pointed a revolver at them. The area is now heavily policed after nightly vigils turned violent.
Two Ohio high school football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl on an alcohol-fueled night last August have been found guilty and sentenced to jail. Investigators are looking into who else might have committed crimes in connection with the rape.
At issue at the Supreme Court on Monday is an Arizona law that requires prospective voters to provide proof of citizenship when they register to vote. A federal appeals court ruled last year that the state law must fall because it conflicts with federal law allowing registration by mail.
A lawsuit challenging the New York Police Department's use of warrantless stops in high-crime neighborhoods goes to federal court Monday. Critics say the practice is an unconstitutional invasion of privacy. But defenders say it's legal and has helped make the city safer.
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