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.
A Tallahassee-based judge ruled in favor of 10 same-sex couples seeking to have their out-of-state marriages formally recognized by Florida and on behalf of one same-sex couple who sued to obtain a marriage license.
The case against Officer Darren Wilson isn't likely to be the slam dunk that protesters in Ferguson, Mo., expect. There are significant issues in this case at the state level, and a federal civil rights case would be even more complicated.
US intelligence officials still know relatively little about the workings of Islamic State militants. James Foley may have been traded by insurgent groups before ending up in IS hands, which complicates the intelligence picture.
Twitter’s influence as a platform for sharing political stories is on the rise. Just compare coverage of the Michael Brown shooting to that of Trayvon Martin’s two years earlier. What's not clear is how this coverage is affecting attitudes toward US politics.
The convulsive aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has raised questions about poverty and race in America. But it can also be seen as a long-delayed reckoning with balkanized racism around St. Louis.