BOSTON (Reuters) - Jury selection for the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will move into a more difficult phase on Wednesday after the court wraps up its initial screening of 1,200 candidates summoned to appear this week.
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Abortion rights advocates are set to ask a appeals court on Wednesday to declare unconstitutional a Texas law they say would shutter more than half the state's remaining abortion clinics.
WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish prosecutors plan to question filmmaker Roman Polanski after they received a request for his extradition to the United States over a 1977 child sex crime conviction, the prosecutor-general's office said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Boehner narrowly won a third term as House of Representatives speaker on Tuesday, surviving a stiff challenge from 25 conservative Republicans that may signal a growing split in the party as it takes full control of Congress.
(Reuters) - Fraternities wanting to throw parties at the University of Virginia will have to get three members to stay "sober and lucid" to monitor behavior and bedrooms, under new rules imposed after a media report of a gang rape at one of the gatherings.
DALLAS (Reuters) - Seismologists installed a new earthquake-monitoring device in the Dallas suburb of Irving this week after a series of minor tremblors rocked an area near the site of the former Dallas Cowboys football stadium.