Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 3:43pm
Columbia University was founded partly with slave traders' money, counted slaveholders among its early leaders and let at least one prominent student have a slave with him at college, according to a report released Tuesday.
Grant Schulte and Julia Shumway, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 3:41pm
A Nebraska state senator could face expulsion from the Legislature for a pattern of questionable behavior that includes cybersex on a state computer and posting a joke on Twitter implying that Women's March protesters are too unattractive to sexually assault.
Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 3:31pm
Two Los Angeles police officers acted in self-defense when they fatally shot a 25-year-old black man during a struggle over an officer's gun and will not face criminal charges for the 2014 shooting that led to protests, prosecutors said Tuesday.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 3:23pm
Flint's water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit, a key finding that Michigan environmental officials said Tuesday was good news for a city whose 100,000 residents have been grappling with the man-made water crisis.
A South Carolina judge delayed a fired police officer's murder retrial until August, but said Tuesday it can be moved up again if federal prosecutors drop their civil rights case against him in the shooting of an unarmed black motorist.