25-year-old Freddie Gray was fatally injured after officers bound his hands and feet and Officer Caesar Goodson left him unprotected by a seat belt that prosecutors say would have kept him from slamming into the van’s metal walls.
The justices’ one-sentence opinion on Thursday effectively kills Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation.
The justices voted in favor of the Texas program by a 4-3 vote, an outcome that was dramatically altered by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, who opposed affirmative action.
New test findings have prompted the IIHS to add a new metric to its “Top Safety Pick” criteria.
More than 30 Democratic lawmakers, led by Rep. John Lewis (R-Ga.), seized the House floor today just before afternoon recess, demanding a vote on gun control legislation in the wake of mass shooting in Orlando, Fla. After C-SPAN feeds were cut, leaders took to social media to share the proceedings and their positions the issue at hand.
Lane Graves was pulled into the Seven Seas Lagoon at Walt Disney World by an alligator June 14. His body was recovered the next day.
The Democrats shut down the House’s legislative work on Wednesday, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun control measures.
An airport official says the Allegiant Air flight to Indianapolis returned to Las Vegas with 213 passengers and crew aboard after the pilot reported a tire blow-out during takeoff.
The Michigan man accused of hitting nine bicyclists, killing five, has been formally charged with five counts of operating while intoxicated causing death.
Gallup estimates that 3.9 percent of U.S. adults are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
The financially strapped Detroit Public Schools has been managed by the state for seven years, during which time it has continued to face plummeting enrollment, deficits and, more recently, teacher sick-out protests.
A marathon runner surprised a bear and its cub and lived to tell about the attack that almost left her for dead.
The Mass for Lane Thomas Graves was held Tuesday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in west Omaha and was limited to family and friends.
There is a new surge of unaccompanied minors on the US-Mexico border. The surge includes $55 million spent on lawyers, and why some 3-year-olds are forced to represent themselves in court.
A California bear enjoyed a pool day to escape triple digits temperatures.
A Facebook post leads to a handwritten apology for a female veteran who received a nasty note after parking in a space reserved for vets.
Traveling is one of the most valuable things you can do for yourself and odds are, you’re not doing it enough.
When her son pays closer attention to his phone than her, she takes her message to the web.
Prices vary around the country, but the arrival of New England’s lobsters will likely lower prices nationwide. Prices tend to fall every year in the summer when many lobsters reach legal trapping size and catches increase.
Nearly two-thirds of adults still own homes. And some who rent do so by choice.