Philadelphia: The first US Roman Catholic official has been sentenced to at least three years in prison on Tuesday for covering up sexual abuses by priests under his supervision.
Washington: The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report finds the Supreme Court’s ruling cuts the 10-year cost of Affordable Care Act by $84 billion, but leaves 3 million poor people without access to health insurance.
Cairo: President Muhamed Morsi of Egypt named a prime minister on Tuesday, plucking from relative obscurity the irrigation minister from the country’s interim government, according to the official Middle East NewsAgency.
Washington: An Afghan and coalition security force detained two suspected insurgents during an operation to arrest a Taliban leader in the Baraki Barak district of Afghanistan’s Logar province today, military officials reported.
Accra, Ghana: The President of Ghana Atta Mills has died at 68 only month before seeking second term.
Jacksonville, FL: United States Attorney Robert E. O’Neill announces the unsealing of an indictment charging Kathryn Cohen Allen (45, Jasper) with nine counts of mailing hoax anthrax letters. If convicted on all counts, Allen faces a maximum penalty of 45 years in federal prison.
Kabul: ISAF joins the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in condemning cross-border insurgent indirect fire attacks.
Utah: Wildfire officials have identified the man who has been spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of northern Utah.
Colorado: At least three men accused of making threats during or after watching the new Batman movie have been arrested in separate incidents, underscoring US moviegoers’ anxieties and heightened security in the wake of a deadly mass shooting at a Colorado theater showing the film.