Jonathan Drew and Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 5:50pm
A judge ruled Friday that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses, and he said they have a strong chance of proving the state's bathroom-access measure violates federal law.
The investigation and possible prosecution of metropolitan Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be handled by the U.S. Justice Department after federal prosecutors in Arizona asked to be removed because of unspecified conflicts of interest, according to a court filing made public Friday.
An eastern Tennessee man arrested after a shootout with police that left one officer dead was charged Friday with criminal homicide, which could make him eligible for the death penalty if he is convicted.
Julie Watson, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 5:40pm
A federal judge will not immediately block a California law that requires all schoolchildren to be vaccinated and is one of the strictest in the nation for eliminating exemptions based on religious and personal beliefs.
Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 5:30pm
Idaho has swung for Republican presidential candidates for more than four decades, but voters will still have plenty of options for those who don't want to pick either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton come November.
Russell Contreras, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 5:30pm
The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who was drugged, raped and dismembered is just the latest horrific child slaying case for New Mexico, which has the nation's highest youth poverty rate and a state government that has had highly publicized difficulties protecting children from abuse.
Dake Kang, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 4:40pm
A Jewish woman in suburban Philadelphia woke up last week to a spray-painted swastika on her trash bin, and now her neighbors and strangers from other countries are rallying to support her by painting their own garbage cans with flowers, hearts, birds and butterflies.