By MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tea party freshman Allen West is giving up his fight to remain in Congress after two weeks of recount battles in court.
The first-term Republican says in a statement Tuesday he has conceded the race to Democrat Patrick Murphy.
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britain's police watchdog said Thursday that it was investigating two senior police officers whose force failed to act on information that could have blown open the phone hacking scandal well before it erupted last year.
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - The embattled medical examiner in Chicago, whose office allowed bodies to pile up and get haphazardly tossed into boxes, is retiring and several of her employees have been fired or disciplined, officials said Tuesday.