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.
Rogelio V. Solis, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 3:21pm
American flags hung from every pole and business in the small Mississippi town of Wesson as the remains of a 23-year-old sailor headed to his last resting place Wednesday, 75 years to the day after he was killed at Pearl Harbor.
Bruce Smith and Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 3:12pm
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.
Mark Scolforo, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 3:01pm
A case before Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday could soon produce new sentencing rules for juvenile homicide defendants in the state who are facing the possibility of life in prison without parole.