Bernard Kelly headed out for a Sunday-morning run late last month the same way he often does - with two plastic grocery bags in his hands. By the time he returned from his 11-mile trip, the 45-year-old Greenbelt, Maryland, resident had built up a healthy sweat, and not just from running under the warm spring sun, but from carrying back the two bags full of trash he had collected along his route.
They checked out of their Airbnb rental. They loaded their suitcases into the car. Then they found themselves surrounded by police.
When Katherine Dellis gave birth to a stillborn child in her bathroom after suffering pregnancy complications, she gathered up the remains in a bathmat and deposited them in the trash of her southern Virginia home, according to court records. That personal loss in February 2016 was soon accompanied by a legal one: She was charged under state law with concealing a dead body, convicted of a felony and sentenced to five months behind bars.
ISTANBUL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that his government remains committed to a nuclear deal with world powers, despite a decision by the United States to withdraw from the accord, but is also ready to step up its uranium enrichment.
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was traveling to North Korea on Tuesday in preparation for an upcoming summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney for President Donald Trump who has been drawn into a potentially costly legal battle, has put up his family's Manhattan apartment as collateral for millions of dollars in loans to his troubled taxi business. The transaction, outlined in public filings this week, indicates the financial pressure on Cohen is hitting close to home as prosecutors delve into a broad range of his business activities, including a hush payment to a porn actress.
WASHINGTON - Nearly two weeks of furious controversy came to a quiet end when House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., swore the House chaplain, the Rev. Patrick Conroy, back into office Tuesday after seeking Conroy's resignation weeks before.
WASHINGTON - The United States "will withdraw" from the international nuclear deal with Iran and will reinstate economic sanctions against Tehran, President Donald Trump announced Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has apologized to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., for saying it was "ridiculous" for McCain to request that President Donald Trump not attend his funeral, a remark that drew a swift rebuke from McCain's daughter Meghan McCain. "I agree with the daughter," a remorseful Hatch told The Washington Post on Tuesday. "I shouldn't have said anything yesterday. I agree a hundred percent with her."
Ever since Equifax lost control of millions of Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, names, dates of birth and other sensitive personal information in a massive data breach last year, the credit-reporting agency has gradually upped its estimates of the number of people affected. First it was 143 million consumers, then it was 145 million and finally 147 million.