Notorious gangster James “Whitey” Bulger strangled a young woman who he feared had become a liability, then went to lie down to rest, a key witness testified today in Bulger’s trial in federal court in Boston.
Obama attempts to shift focus back to economy
By Julie Pace
The president intends to deliver a series of economic speeches over the next several weeks ahead of key budget deadlines.
US tests cap to halt chemo hair loss
By Lauran Neergaard
Researchers are about to put an experimental hair-preserving treatment to a rigorous test.
Hearing set on Detroit pensions
It will be the first hearing less than a week after Detroit, which is saddled with billions of dollars in debt, became the largest US city to file for bankruptcy.