President Obama's deputy national security adviser told the Associated Press the US would not be restricted by borders in going after the Islamic State. No specific military proposals have been presented to the president.
Mills police officer Zachary Miller pleaded not guilty to animal-cruelty charges in the death of a 10-year-old female black lab police dog. The dog was left in Miller's patrol car for over six hours in July.
The US will now allow faith-affiliated charities, colleges, and hospitals to notify the government, rather than insurers, that they object to birth control. For-profit corporations who object to birth control may notify their insurers.
Twenty years ago, the Rev. Al Sharpton was the flamboyant counterpoint to more staid civil rights leaders. He’s still controversial. But today, Rev. Sharpton is the main voice of those protesting police treatment of black men.
The talk doesn't mean the US is on the verge of extending its air campaign against Islamic State fighters into Syria, or shifting from an adversarial to cooperative stance with Syrian leader Assad in the interest of defeating IS.
St. Louis police have released all materials related to the Aug. 19 shooting of a knife-wielding black man, just four miles from where Michael Brown was killed. Within moments of pulling up, two police officers shot and killed Kajieme Powell.
Supporters of Darren Wilson, who killed black teen Mike Brown, have raised more than $200,000 for the Ferguson police officer. They've expressed sympathy for him in conspicuous ways, drawing criticism.
Many voters remember the disastrous 2012 presidential run by Gov. Rick Perry, highlighted by his 'oops' when words failed him in a debate. Now, he's spending two days in the key early-voting state of New Hampshire.
Suddenly, N.H. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) and former Mass. Sen. Scott Brown (R) are only two points apart. The last Granite State Poll had them 12 points apart. But the shift may not be as big as it seems.
US District Judge William Nealon threw out Han Tak Lee's state conviction and sentence of life without parole earlier this month and gave prosecutors 120 days to decide whether they want to retry him in the 1989 death of his daughter, 20-year-old Ji Yun Lee.
When Jim Jeffords quit the Republican Party in 2001, he handed control of the Senate back to Democrats. What he did best was vote his conscience. His voice should have been listened to more than it was.
James Foley's calling was documenting the ravages of war as a photojournalist. His tragic death this week is a call to recognize that ISIS is a strategic threat to the American people. President Obama has been slow to the uptake.
Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette said that a firetruck ladder never touched a nearby power line Thursday morning, but the wire carried such a high voltage that it was able to energize the ladder truck, shocking the firefighters.