Hillary Clinton has had ethical lapses, but when it comes to sleaze and cutting corners, the Republican candidate is No. 1.
Questions linger about the candidate's alleged mob ties. So where is pack journalism when we need it?
Director Scott Cooper’s film about Boston gangster "Whitey" Bulger shines in its casting but is shaded by earlier works from Martin Scorsese and others.
What do "Meatball," "Marbles," "Lumpy" and "Jello" have in common? They're all nicknames for alleged members of the Mafia who were busted by the FBI in a mass crackdown this week that led to the arrest of more than 120 purported Mob operatives.
Italian authorities arrested 300 alleged Mafia members Tuesday in a nationwide crackdown involving 10 police officers for every suspect. The ’Ndrangheta Mafia may not be as famous as the Cosa Nostra, but it is estimated to do about $56 billion a year in illegal business.
And now, some news from the right side of the aisle: Presidential hopeful Ron Paul chatted with conservative talk show host Steve Gill about his recent fundraising success, domestic and foreign policy issues, and 9/11 and its aftermath, blasting the neocons for using the Sept. 11 attacks to advance their agenda: "If the mafia attacks someone in this country, we don't bomb Italy," Paul said.
More than 300 of Italy's life-sentence prisoners have signed a letter asking the Italian president to reinstate the death penalty and change their sentences. Italy is one of the world's leading opponents of execution and even allows prisoners serving life sentences conditional release after years of good behavior. But the inmates who signed the letter seem to feel that life behind bars is not worth living.