AP - Neither rain, nor sleet, nor dark of night could keep Pony Express riders from their appointed rounds, so the story goes. But a deadly horse virus is another matter.
AP - A federal jury convicted an 84-year-old Kansas man on Tuesday of lying on his immigration forms about his whereabouts during the Rwanda genocide, but it did not find that the government proved its case that he took part in the mass killings.
Reuters - U.S. military prosecutors have filed new charges against the self-described mastermind of the September 11 attacks in 2001, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four alleged co-conspirators held at the Guantanamo detention camp.
Time.com - Parents clamor to send children to the lowly farm camps, with tilling the earth now seen as a wholesome and character-building respite from video games and texting
Time.com - At a competency hearing Wednesday afternoon, a federal judge ruled Jared Loughner, the suspect in a January 8 shooting massacre in Tuscon that left six dead and 14 wounded, incompetent to stand trial
AP - Barack Obama insists he didn't have any contact with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich or anyone else who might have been scheming to sell the president-elect's U.S. Senate seat. But he has not yet given his transition staff the same clean bill of health ? perhaps with good reason.
AP - Authorities opened a homicide investigation Tuesday into a vicious attack on an Ecuadorean immigrant whose assailants shouted anti-gay and anti-Hispanic slurs, then beat him with a baseball bat and kicked him.