Curt Anderson, Associated Press | Posted Nov 24th - 7:20pm
A jury began deliberating Tuesday whether a South Florida man is guilty of murder or acted in self-defense when he fatally shot his wife eight times during an argument and then posted a photo of her dead body on Facebook.
The city of Chicago released a video Tuesday showing the fatal shooting of black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by a white police officer. Here is what is seen on the relevant portion of the video, which runs for less than 40 seconds and has no audio:
Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted Nov 24th - 7:01pm
In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic State and bolster intelligence sharing following the deadly attacks in Paris. They called on Russia to join the international efforts, but only if Moscow ends its support for Syria's embattled president.
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | Posted Nov 24th - 6:50pm
Opponents of an election designed to be a significant step toward Native Hawaiian self-governance are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block votes from being counted in what they argue is an unconstitutional, racially exclusive process.
President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl."
Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Posted Nov 24th - 6:40pm
A snowstorm packing 50 mph winds blew into Lake Tahoe and northern Nevada on Tuesday, slowing mountain travelers getting an early start on the holiday, kicking up dust storms along U.S. Interstate 80 east of Reno and briefly knocking out power to thousands along the Sierra's eastern front.
Tropical Storm Sandra is strengthening rapidly in the eastern Pacific. Hurricane forecasters are recommending that communities in the southern sector of Mexico's Baja California peninsula keep an eye on the storm's development.