A nonprofit group that helps to maintain a Georgia cemetery removed 70 Confederate flags from graves because they became worn and faded, and that they weren't stolen as some suspected, the group's president said.
Andrew Dalton, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 12:10pm
A false report of gunshots that sent panicked travelers fleeing from Los Angeles International Airport came right after officers with weapons drawn detained a masked man dressed in black and possibly carrying a plastic sword, officials said.
Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 12:01pm
Republican leaders in Maine are calling for a closed-door meeting with GOP Gov. Paul LePage, who sparked outrage last week by leaving an obscenity-laced voicemail for a Democratic legislator and threatening violence.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 11:53am
A transgender inmate is suing the Missouri prison system for refusing to provide hormone therapy as she transitions to a woman, adding her voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
Todd Richmond, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 11:51am
University of Wisconsin-Madison leaders are chafing under a state-imposed tuition freeze and the football team didn't crack the Top 25 preseason rankings. But no school in the country throws a better party, according to the Princeton Review's 2017 edition of "The Best 381 Colleges."
Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 11:10am
A federal judge has allowed a Brown University student accused of sexual assault and suspended for two years to resume classes while awaiting a decision on a lawsuit he brought against the Ivy League university.