Ken Ritter, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 11:50am
Rainwater seeping into corroded 1970s-era barrels buried at a radioactive waste dump caused an explosion last month at the long-closed facility about 110 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada's top fire investigator said.
Jason Keyser, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 11:50am
A Chicago man was charged with first-degree murder on Friday in connection to the slaying of a 9-year-old boy who police say was lured off a basketball court and shot in the head in an alley because of his father's gang ties.
Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 11:50am
Cleo Pablo married her longtime partner when gay weddings became legal in Arizona and looked forward to the day when her wife and their children could move into her home in the small Native American community outside Phoenix where she grew up.
Chuck Lindell-Statesman, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 11:40am
Warning the U.S. Supreme Court against taking a step backward, the family of segregation-busting icon Heman Sweatt has joined calls for preserving a University of Texas policy that uses race as one of several factors in picking incoming freshmen.
The attorney for "Into the Wild" author Jon Krakauer says state officials must disclose the disciplinary records of a former quarterback accused of rape for the public to understand what the University of Montana is doing to protect students from sexual assault.
Students and staff at a Rochester community college are calling for the school's president to leave, citing excessive expenses for the school's recent centennial celebration as the latest example of her mismanagement.