A public library is set to open next year in a polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border that hasn't had one for decades due to controlling sect leaders who try to limit followers' exposure to the outside world.
President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl."
Sadie Gurman, Associated Press | Posted Nov 24th - 8:31pm
Six Denver sheriff's deputies were placed on restricted duty while authorities investigate an incident at the downtown jail involving an inmate who later died, the latest problem for a troubled agency trying to reform after a series of misconduct and excessive-force allegations.
The man charged with gunning down an artist as he worked on a mural in Oakland had to be forcibly removed from a courtroom Tuesday after he began shouting expletives at a judge reading a litany of charges against him.
Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press | Posted Nov 24th - 8:01pm
Providence's famous dancing cop said he was fired Tuesday from directing holiday traffic for organizing a protest last month against a Dunkin' Donuts worker who wrote "#blacklivesmatter" on another police officer's coffee cup in Rhode Island.
Curt Anderson, Associated Press | Posted Nov 24th - 7:20pm
A jury began deliberating Tuesday whether a South Florida man is guilty of murder or acted in self-defense when he fatally shot his wife eight times during an argument and then posted a photo of her dead body on Facebook.
The city of Chicago released a video Tuesday showing the fatal shooting of black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by a white police officer. Here is what is seen on the relevant portion of the video, which runs for less than 40 seconds and has no audio: