A center dedicated to the memory of slain black teen Emmett Till has raised over $20,000 to replace a bullet-riddled sign commemorating the 1955 Mississippi killing that helped propel the civil rights movement.
Sudhin Thanawala and Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 1:04pm
A federal judge approved the largest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history Tuesday, giving nearly half a million Volkswagen owners the choice between selling their cars back or having them repaired so they don't cheat on emissions tests and spew excess pollution.
A white man charged with distributing Ku Klux Klan recruitment fliers to two minority women is protected by the First Amendment, the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont said in a filing with the state Supreme Court.
Two Nevada tribes are asking a federal judge to order the state of Nevada and two counties to pay them more than $100,000 in legal expenses in a growing legal battle over alleged violations of the U.S. Voting Rights Act of 1965.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 12:41pm
A former aide to Republican Gov. Chris Christie reiterated Tuesday that a now-infamous email she sent saying "time for some traffic problems" near the George Washington Bridge in 2013 referred to a traffic study, not a political retaliation plot.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 12:31pm
Social activists held hands in a prayer circle outside a courthouse while potential jurors were inside amid tight security Tuesday in the racially charged murder trial of a white former university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop.
Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 11:41am
A data analysis firm hired by a voter registration group said on Tuesday that its analysis of Indiana's voter database found thousands of people over the age of 110 who would likely be deceased and are still registered to vote.