Obama commutes sentences of 61 drug offenders, including life terms

Mar 31, 2016

Obama commutes sentences of 61 drug offenders, including life terms

President Barack Obama on Wednesday commuted the prison sentences of 61 drug offenders, including more than a third serving life sentences, giving new energy to calls for overhauling the U.S. criminal justice system. All of the inmates are serving time for drug possession, intent ...

Feb 23, 2016

Gun woman used in foiled copter skyjacking tied to Greek anarchists

Greece’s anti-terrorism squad is investigating the attempted hijacking of a helicopter by a woman armed with a gun that police have linked to a domestic militant anarchist group. Police say the pilot wrestled with the woman and — although she fired three shots — ...