Saturday, August 22, 2015
The St. Louis police chief on Thursday unapologetically defended the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old who was killed by two white officers in a confrontation that drew protesters and unrest back to the streets.
The first women to pass the grueling training course at the U.S. Army's elite Ranger School said Thursday they hoped their success would open doors for women seeking jobs in frontline combat.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he will step back from his humanitarian work and surround himself with his family as he undergoes three months of treatment for melanoma cancer.
Friday, August 21, 2015
A man who used the name of a 1993 World Trade Center bombing conspirator and threatened to "blow up" the Statue of Liberty in April, forcing the evacuation of Liberty Island, has been arrested, federal authorities announced Wednesday.
A man guarding a small-town gun range that declared itself a "Muslim-free" business dropped his gun and accidentally shot himself.
Movie theater chain Regal Entertainment Group has begun to check bags in response to shootings at theaters around the United States, a procedure it acknowledged on its website was "not without flaws" and would inconvenience guests but provide better security.
Protests broke out and police responded with teargas after an 18-year-old man was shot dead in a confrontation with officers in St. Louis, Missouri, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the closure of a major border crossing with Colombia after three soldiers were attacked while looking for smugglers.
Across the Bering Strait, Robert Soolook can easily see the looming hulk of the neighboring Russian island where some of his relatives used to live before they were forced to relocate to the Soviet mainland at the start of the Cold War.