Mark Sherman and Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 2:10pm
The Supreme Court will take up transgender rights for the first time in the case of a Virginia school board that wants to prevent a transgender teenager from using the boys' bathroom at his high school.
Protesters angry that hundreds of Superstorm Sandy victims have still not been able to return home four years later shouted down New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he visited a storm-damaged business in Seaside Heights.
Jim Suhr, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 1:51pm
A Missouri House candidate publicly accused of raping a soon-to-be lawmaker from another district is suing her for defamation, a move the woman criticized as an attempt to discourage victims from reporting crimes.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 1:24pm
A man killed during an armed confrontation with police in a Montana hotel had stopped taking medications needed for his mental illness and may have been on illegal drugs, according to the man's mother, who said she does not hold police responsible for his death.
Nearly a year after the curious death of a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin in a Washington hotel room, authorities announced Friday that he died accidentally from numerous bodily injuries after "days of excessive consumption of alcohol."