Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 3:51pm
A Stanford University graduate student claimed in a federal lawsuit that the school failed to adequately investigate and discipline a former student who was a "known sexual predator" while attending the college and sexually assaulted her and other female students between 2011 and 2014.
Bruce Smith and Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 3:51pm
A survivor of last year's massacre at a black South Carolina church testified Wednesday that her Bible study group had just closed their eyes and started praying when a loud sound shattered the stillness. The basement room went dark.
Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 3:50pm
Authorities investigating the California warehouse party fire that killed 36 people have said they are considering a criminal case — even murder charges. But as relatives learned after a nightclub fire killed 100 people in Rhode Island, any prosecution would be a long and complicated road that may not end with a feeling of justice.
A man fatally shot one Georgia police officer and wounded a second before fleeing an apartment complex near a college campus that went on lockdown as a precaution, authorities said. They said the suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous.
Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 3:32pm
Thousands observed a moment of silence and watched jets streak across the clear blue sky at a ceremony Wednesday at Pearl Harbor marking the 75th anniversary of the attack that plunged the United States into World War II and left more than 2,300 service people dead.
Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 3:31pm
North Carolina's incoming Democratic governor says he's optimistic he'll be able to repeal the state's law limiting the state's LGBT protections, vowing to use an array of strategies to pull back on the conservative agenda of a Republican-dominated legislature.
Ben Nuckols, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 3:31pm
The National Park Service is quashing dissent by blocking access to public space for those who want to demonstrate before, during and after President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, Washington civil rights attorneys said Wednesday.
Jeff Karoub, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 3:25pm
Prosecutors dropped murder charges Wednesday against a man in the killing of a Detroit college police officer who was shot in the head while on duty, but did not elaborate on why they no longer consider him a suspect.
Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 3:21pm
Authorities on Wednesday charged two juveniles in an East Tennessee wildfire that killed 14 people and destroyed or damaged more than 1,700 buildings in an iconic tourism spot at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains.