Perdue – a onetime Democrat – founded a grain and fertilizer company and was an advisor to Trump during his campaign.
Garry McCarthy, who served as Chicago's police superintendent for four years before getting fired in 2015, says Black Lives Matter has promoted a 'state of lawlessness' that led to the city's 762 homicides in 2016.
More than 250 small earthquakes rattled the city of Brawley, but seismologists say the chances of a destructive earthquake are slim.
The changes approved would give House members more control over their own internal investigations.
Gun laws, marijuana legalization, and boosts to the minimum wage are among the highest-profile changes to state laws to come into effect in 2017.
A California Uber driver is receiving praise for his quick work in identifying a teenage victim of sex trafficking riding in his car and calling police.
Local officials aren’t happy with President Obama’s decision to designate large swathes of land in Utah and Nevada as national monuments, saying the move is an overstep of his power.
The 135 deaths included eight officers killed in ambush attacks in Dallas and Louisiana, and nearly half were fatally shot.
Obama’s designation of Bears Ears National Monument represented victory in a growing effort to protect tribes’ lands – efforts many say have also led them to reconnect with their spiritual traditions.