Last week's release of a video showing the officer shooting Mr. McDonald 16 times has rocked Chicago, setting off protests and the shutdown of the University of Chicago over an online threat that appeared to be related to the shooting.
The number symbolizes the surprising nature of Donald Trump's rise to front-runner status.
The Obama administration's changes to the visa waiver program is an effort to respond to rising security concerns in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Iraq War veteran Ke'Arre Stewart was among three killed in the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shootout Friday. After being shot while outside the clinic, the 29-year-old father ran back inside to tell others to take cover, his brother said.
Officer Lloyd Reed is the 116th US police officer killed in the line of duty this year.
Jury selection begins in the trial of a Baltimore police officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray. The trial could have immediate consequences for the city.
Planned Parenthood shooting: More details have emerged about the three victims, all parents of young children.
Chicago officer Jason Van Dyke is set to appear in court Monday to learn whether or not he will be offered bond, in a case that has again highlighted debate around the role of video in police work.
In an era of mass shootings, universities find that they can’t afford to take any chances.
Hallie Turner petitioned for stricter emissions standards. Our Children's Trust, a climate change non-profit, is helping teens across the country fight their states for lower emissions.
Bear No. 399 provides a cautionary tale of the revival of the rugged symbol of the American West as Washington considers removing grizzlies from federal protection.