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.
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.
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.
Since the guard's arrival Monday, protests in the small section of town that had been the center of nightly unrest have begun to subside. The quietest night was overnight Wednesday and Thursday, when police arrested only a handful of people in the protest zone.
Dias Kadyrbayev of Kazakhstan admitted in U.S. District Court on Thursday that he removed a backpack containing emptied-out fireworks from Tsarnaev's dorm room several days after the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260 others.