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US Drops Corruption Case Against New Jersey Senator

The U.S. government on Wednesday dropped its corruption case against New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez.  Prosecutors decided not to retry him, months after his first trial ended with a deadlocked jury. A judge last week threw out some of the bribery charges against Menendez, saying prosecutors had failed to prove their case. It was unclear why U.S. attorneys decided to abandon the case, but their decision pleased the senator. "From the very beginning, I never...

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