The Latest: McDonald relative calls sentence…

Laquan McDonald's great-uncle says that although it's a partial victory that the former Chicago police officer who killed his relative received any prison time, it's still a sad day for the country and its justice system

'Perfect cop': Thousands mourn rookie California…

Family and police leaders say a 22-year-old California officer killed weeks into the job was a dedicated daughter and sister who represented the best of the police community

Obstructing Justice Is About Intent As Much As…

Obstruction of justice covers a wide range of actions — but the crux of all of them is malicious intent to disrupt the course of justice.

UN organizing national conference in Libya in coming weeks

The U.N. envoy for Libya says the United Nations is seeking to bring Libyans together in the coming weeks to agree on a national agenda to rebuild the fractured north African nation and spell out the path to elections

As shutdown drags on, 'Coast Guard City' takes a…

In New London, Connecticut, the community pulls together to help hundreds of unpaid Coast Guard employees as federal shutdown drags on

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Michigan sheriff: Warrant needed if ICE wants…

The sheriff in western Michigan's largest county says her jail won't release people to federal immigration agents unless they present an arrest warrant from a judge

3 Out Of 4 Americans Killed In Syria Bombing Have…

According to a press release from the Defense Department, Jonathan Farmer, Shannon Kent and Scott Wirtz died in the blast.

University of Oklahoma investigates blackface, slur in video

The University of Oklahoma says it's investigating after a video began circulating on social media showing an OU student wearing black paint on her face and using a racial epithet

Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas…

Four biologists have identified a surprising potential culprit in the decline of the Pacific Northwest's resident killer whales: pink salmon.

The Latest: Police chief calls 14-year-old's…

A suburban Phoenix police chief has offered her condolences to the family of a 14-year-old burglary suspect who was shot and killed by one of her officers

'Diet Culture' Can Set Back People Recovering…

Advocates say the rhetoric around New Year's resolutions can especially be problematic.

Sen. King treating prostate cancer again, won't affect work

Sen. Angus King of Maine says he is resuming treatment for prostate cancer, but the radiation therapy won't affect his work

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Strangers rally to attend funeral for veteran who…

A group of more than 1,000 caring strangers came together this week for the funeral of an Army veteran who died alone

Virginia looks to raise age limit on tobacco…

Tobacco-friendly Virginia is preparing to raise the age limit on buying traditional and electric cigarettes from 18 to 21.

Natural Disaster Preparations Halted Across US By…

During a government shutdown, agencies like NOAA and FEMA are limited in how much work they can do to prepare the US for natural disasters.

Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

A Chicago police officer sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for shooting teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times in 2014 is one of several U.S. law enforcement officials to face charges in recent years for fatally shooting a black person

Strike by Los Angeles teachers enters fifth day…

Los Angeles teachers are striking the nation's second-largest school district for a fifth day

California dries off after storms batter state…

Californians are cleaning up and drying off after a series of storms dumped heavy rain and snow throughout the state

Austin PD Orders New Probe After Audit Finds…

The Austin Police Department will ask a third party to examine how it handles rape investigations from beginning to end.

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Suburban Chicago officer who fatally shot bouncer identified

A suburban Chicago police chief has identified the officer who fatally shot a security guard outside the bar where he worked

Police make 2 arrests in triple slaying in…

Police have made two arrests in the deaths of three people found shot at a home in western Kentucky

The Latest: Officer to plead not guilty after man…

The attorney for a white police officer indicted in Tennessee on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of an armed black man says the officer will plead not guilty

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The Latest: McDonald relative calls sentence…

Laquan McDonald's great-uncle says that although it's a partial victory that the former Chicago police officer who killed his relative received any prison time, it's still a sad day for the country and its justice system

'Perfect cop': Thousands mourn rookie California…

Family and police leaders say a 22-year-old California officer killed weeks into the job was a dedicated daughter and sister who represented the best of the police community

Obstructing Justice Is About Intent As Much As…

Obstruction of justice covers a wide range of actions — but the crux of all of them is malicious intent to disrupt the course of justice.

Neo-Nazi publisher ordered to turn over personal information

A judge has ordered the publisher of a neo-Nazi website to reveal his net worth and personal information in internet trolling lawsuit

As shutdown drags on, 'Coast Guard City' takes a…

In New London, Connecticut, the community pulls together to help hundreds of unpaid Coast Guard employees as federal shutdown drags on

AdChoices Icon

Michigan sheriff: Warrant needed if ICE wants…

The sheriff in western Michigan's largest county says her jail won't release people to federal immigration agents unless they present an arrest warrant from a judge

3 Out Of 4 Americans Killed In Syria Bombing Have…

According to a press release from the Defense Department, Jonathan Farmer, Shannon Kent and Scott Wirtz died in the blast.

UN organizing national conference in Libya in coming weeks

The U.N. envoy for Libya says the United Nations is seeking to bring Libyans together in the coming weeks to agree on a national agenda to rebuild the fractured north African nation and spell out the path to elections

Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas…

Four biologists have identified a surprising potential culprit in the decline of the Pacific Northwest's resident killer whales: pink salmon.

The Latest: Police chief calls 14-year-old's…

A suburban Phoenix police chief has offered her condolences to the family of a 14-year-old burglary suspect who was shot and killed by one of her officers

'Diet Culture' Can Set Back People Recovering…

Advocates say the rhetoric around New Year's resolutions can especially be problematic.

University of Oklahoma investigates blackface, slur in video

The University of Oklahoma says it's investigating after a video began circulating on social media showing an OU student wearing black paint on her face and using a racial epithet

AdChoices Icon

Strangers rally to attend funeral for veteran who…

A group of more than 1,000 caring strangers came together this week for the funeral of an Army veteran who died alone

Virginia looks to raise age limit on tobacco…

Tobacco-friendly Virginia is preparing to raise the age limit on buying traditional and electric cigarettes from 18 to 21.

Natural Disaster Preparations Halted Across US By…

During a government shutdown, agencies like NOAA and FEMA are limited in how much work they can do to prepare the US for natural disasters.

Sen. King treating prostate cancer again, won't affect work

Sen. Angus King of Maine says he is resuming treatment for prostate cancer, but the radiation therapy won't affect his work

Strike by Los Angeles teachers enters fifth day…

Los Angeles teachers are striking the nation's second-largest school district for a fifth day

California dries off after storms batter state…

Californians are cleaning up and drying off after a series of storms dumped heavy rain and snow throughout the state

Austin PD Orders New Probe After Audit Finds…

The Austin Police Department will ask a third party to examine how it handles rape investigations from beginning to end.

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Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

A Chicago police officer sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for shooting teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times in 2014 is one of several U.S. law enforcement officials to face charges in recent years for fatally shooting a black person

Police make 2 arrests in triple slaying in…

Police have made two arrests in the deaths of three people found shot at a home in western Kentucky

The Latest: Officer to plead not guilty after man…

The attorney for a white police officer indicted in Tennessee on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of an armed black man says the officer will plead not guilty