Michael Graczyk, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 5:50pm
A team of special prosecutors has nearly completed its investigation of the arrest and subsequent death of a black woman in a Texas jail, and it plans to finish presenting its evidence to a grand jury by the end of December, one of the prosecutors said Monday.
Astrid Galvan, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 5:41pm
The Arizona Department of Education released scores for the state's new standardized test Monday, showing what many already expected: a very low percentage of students passed English and math subjects.
Randall Chase, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 5:40pm
A white Delaware police officer charged with kicking a black suspect in the head during an arrest two years ago rejected a plea deal on a lesser charge, lawyers said Monday as a jury was seated in his felony assault trial.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 5:30pm
A Republican congressional leader on Monday defended a House investigation of Planned Parenthood's provision of fetal tissue to researchers, offering no suggestion that last week's shooting deaths at one of the group's clinics will cause the GOP to retreat from that probe.
A renowned San Francisco police officer was placed on medical leave before he was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and will be suspended when he is eligible to return to duty, authorities said Monday.
Matt Volz, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 4:50pm
Angela McLean plans to step down as Montana's lieutenant governor to take a job with the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, leaving Gov. Steve Bullock to find a new No. 2 for his re-election bid next year, state officials said Monday.
Michael Tarm, Don Babwin and Sophia Tareen, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 4:50pm
Federal authorities said an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes Monday targeted whites and was motivated by the police shooting of a black teenager, video of which was released last week and led to protests.
Sean Murphy, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 4:50pm
At least seven earthquakes rattled north-central Oklahoma on Monday, including one felt 300 miles away in Iowa, prompting concern from local residents and policymakers that the state isn't doing enough to curb the quakes that scientists have linked to oil and gas activity.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol says an Alabama man died when his car flipped in George County, and a FedEx driver from Utah was seriously injured when his truck overturned on Interstate 10 in Hancock County.
John Hanna and Summer Ballentine, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 4:41pm
A judge on Monday temporarily blocked Missouri's health department from revoking the abortion license held by a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia as its physician loses hospital privileges required under state law.