As criticism continues to mount over Commissioner Roger Goodell's handling of the domestic violence case, 'the NFL is facing its greatest crisis since it decided to play after the assassination of JFK,' one analyst says.
On Wednesday, a judge heard arguments from two media organizations seeking access to Michael Brown's possible juvenile records. The media search for information is prompting accusations of violations of privacy and even an attempt to blame the victim.
Hawaii dodged serious impact from two hurricanes that threatened the state this weekend. Hawaii earns high marks for disaster preparedness, and meteorologists suggest that islanders not become complacent in a changing climate.
The last time a hurricane hit Hawaii, George H.W. Bush was president. As for two such storms hitting in succession, there's no record of that ever happening in the state. Residents appear to be taking the warnings seriously.
After the California governor's call for a voluntary 20 percent cutback actually yielded a 1 percent increase in water use, officials are ramping up efforts to change outdoor residential water use to deal with the drought conditions.
Some cities – Los Angeles, Dallas, Tampa – are getting involved in the response to the child migrant crisis on the border. Their main role so far is to coordinate local nonprofit and faith groups that can provide services.