Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The law gives police officers latitude to use deadly force when they feel physically endangered, but there’s far less legal flexibility
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The results in Seattle are so encouraging that advocates say it should prompt reconsideration of President Barack Obama’s call for an expansion of drug court programs and a hard look at replicating Seattle’s effort nationwide, as some cities are doing.
A surge of voters helped alter the racial makeup of the Ferguson City Council, and observers said Wednesday that the change creates a new energy in a community trying to find its way after months of turmoil following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
Shorter people are more prone to heart attacks, high blood pressure and diabetes than taller people are, but the reason has been unclear.
His arrest related to those charges has kept Durst from being extradited to Los Angeles, where he’s charged in the 2000 death of friend Susan Berman.
Thompson went missing three years ago amid demands he appear in court. He and his longtime female companion, Alison Antekeier, were apprehended in January at a hotel where he was living near Boca Raton, Florida.
During a committee meeting on Tuesday, a Republican senator said men seeking a vasectomy should have to adhere to the same standards as women seeking an abortion.
An eighth grade softball player in Rutherford County has accepted a scholarship offer to play for the University of Tennessee when she graduates from high school.
With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev being found guilty, the jury will next have to weigh a possible death sentence.
The Cessna 414 twin-engine aircraft took off from Indianapolis and crashed just short of the Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington after midnight.
The company last month issued the recall after ice cream contaminated with listeriosis was linked to three deaths at a Kansas hospital. The foodborne illness was tracked to a production line in Brenham, Texas, and later to a second line in Oklahoma.
A deadly strain of bird flu has reached the Midwest, killing or requiring hundreds of thousands of turkeys to be euthanized. Some questions and answers about the outbreak.
Power company officials said they encourage residents who are having trouble paying their bills to contact them.
Protests began within hours of the murder charge against Michael Thomas Slager who is seen on cell phone video shooting a black man following a traffic stop.
The sharp rise in available jobs “is a reassuring sign that the fundamentals of the labor market have continued to improve,” said an analyst at Credit Suisse.
Among the issues that have slowed the diplomatic efforts have been Cuba’s presence on the terror list and U.S. demands that U.S. diplomats be able to interact with the Cuban people without limitations.
School kids would still take annual standardized tests, but states would have much more control in how the results are used to scrutinize schools under a new bipartisan plan.
The defense urged jurors to find Hernandez not guilty of murder.
After a Rhode Island man’s daughter told him about a dream she had with the numbers 1-1-3-7, he decided to place a $5 combo bet using those numbers for Friday night’s draw for The Rhode Island Lottery’s Numbers game.