Ferguson remained relatively calm Tuesday night, with only periodic demonstrations and no explosives, live rounds, or tear gas. A grand jury takes up whether to indict the police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Police in Ferguson, Mo., citing threats on social media, decided against releasing the identity of the officer who shot Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old, on Saturday.
Social media companies and civil liberties organizations have joined Facebook in its fight against police investigators seeking mass search warrants on customers' accounts.
Law enforcement says the new spate of violence in Ferguson, Mo., is 'coordinated' and 'premeditated.' But deep racial tensions persist, as the US Department of Justice calls for another autopsy of slain teen Mike Brown.
Michael Brown, aka "Big Mike," has been described as too "gentle" to play football. But a police report released Friday, and photos of Mike Brown flashing 'gang signs,' paint a different portrait of black teenager fatally shot Saturday, Aug. 9.
Ferguson police say the officer who shot and killed black teenager Mike Brown was six-year veteran Darren Wilson, who was following the report of a convenience store robbery that had just occurred.
James 'Whitey' Bulger argues his conviction on charges of murder and other crimes was unfair, because the judge did not allow the jury to hear his assertion that the FBI had granted him lifetime immunity in exchange for information.
A giant inflatable rubber duck floats past the USS Iowa battleship at the Port of Los Angeles. The world-famous sculpture sailed into the port for the first time to kick off the Tall Ships Festival LA and will remain in the harbor. The duck was designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman and at 61 feet high, 110 feet long 85 f...
Many community leaders condemned the violence and the riots, which they say reflects badly on the community. But they also condemned the police for a lack of professionalism and transparency.
In Ferguson, Mo., and on social media, a growing protest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. This shooting raises anew questions about excessive police force when confronting black suspects.
Republicans – and Hillary Clinton – slammed President Obama's policies in Syria and Iraq on Sunday. A look at the criticisms and proposed alternatives.
Although the storm Iselle weakened, it still had 60-mile-per-hour winds and pelting rain that cut power to more than 20,000 residents. Hurricane Julio is expected to pass just north of the Big Island of Hawaii by late Monday.
The two Americans being treated for Ebola in Atlanta are showing signs of improvement after receiving the experimental drug. Before this, however, the drug had never been given to humans.
If the measure passes, D.C. will join the ranks of Colorado and Washington State in legalizing marijuana for recreational use – a move that has raised tax revenues but also increased the number of pot-related medical emergencies.
Hawaii is bracing for hurricanes Iselle and Julio, which could hit within two days of each other – a potentially unprecedented event for a state that doesn't get many hurricanes.
A decade after his resignation, Richard Nixon sat down with a former staffer for a series of candid interviews about his final days in office. The Nixon library is resurrecting a series of clips from those interviews for the 40th anniversary of his historic resignation.
The US Department of Health and Human Services has secured enough alternative small shelters for migrant children to shutter three interim shelters set up on military bases.