A black 15-year-old in Mississippi shook in fear as he described how white schoolmates put a noose around his neck and pulled it tight, leaving no physical scars but perhaps a life-changing emotional wound, his mother said.
Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press | Posted Oct 28th - 12:50am
People have worked hard, and mostly successfully, over the past four years to restore the New York and New Jersey coastline to what it was before Superstorm Sandy crashed ashore, causing widespread devastation. But some areas have not recovered, nor will they ever.
Will Weissert, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 11:40pm
It's a refrain Ted Cruz has long used, but he's trotting it out more frequently these days — laying on the Texas charm thick for audiences in his home state, where his popularity may suddenly be on the line.
Steven Dubois and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 10:50pm
A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon.
Proposition 64 would legalize the recreational use of marijuana starting Jan. 1, 2018. The ballot measure is 62 pages long and aims to regulate the entire cannabis industry, from seeds to pipe. Here are highlights:
Terrence Petty, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 8:01pm
Three years ago a 30-year-old mentally ill man fatally shot a California woman as she admired a scenic view on the Oregon coast, using one of three weapons acquired by the killer's mother from gun dealers.