Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 5:51pm
Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is a Heisman Trophy finalist for the second consecutive season, joining Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers and Oklahoma teammates Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook.
Jonathan J. Cooper and Amy Taxin, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 5:50pm
California lawmakers on Monday urged President-elect Donald Trump to refrain from pursuing mass deportations and introduced urgent legislation to fund immigration lawyers and help public defenders protect the state's immigrants.
Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 5:40pm
Two state politicians sued on Monday to try to stop New York City from destroying personal records related to its immigrant-friendly municipal ID cards, a move the city is considering to prevent the data from becoming a deportation tool for a new Republican federal administration.
Results of ballistic tests to determine whether a police officer or someone else fired the shot that killed a northern Indiana man aren't expected for at least several days, a state police spokesman said Monday.
Ellen Knickmeyer and Tim Reiterman, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 5:20pm
The founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death saw himself as a kind of guru and loved to surround himself with followers but showed chilling disregard for their well-being, according to relatives, neighbors and acquaintances.
Matthew Barakat and Jessica Gresko, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 5:11pm
The bizarre rumors began with a leaked email referencing Hillary Clinton and sinister interpretations of references to pizza parties. It morphed into fake online news stories about a child sex trafficking ring run by prominent Democrats operating out of a Washington, D.C., pizza joint.
Steven Dubois, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 5:01pm
A federal appeals court Monday upheld the conviction of Mohamed Mohamud, the Somali American sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb downtown Portland during the annual lighting of a Christmas tree.
Federal prosecutors in Wyoming have agreed to pay $25,000 to settle a Colorado man's claim to more than $250,000 cash that law enforcement seized after investigating an unregistered airplane that landed at the Cody airport in early 2014.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 5:00pm
After eight years as a wartime president, Barack Obama is handing his successor an expansive interpretation of the commander in chief's authority to wage war around the globe. And that reading has continued to grow even as Obama prepares to pass control to Donald Trump.