Don Babwin, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 3:20pm
Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times. Now, a week after the video's release, the Chicago mayor has fired the police superintendent, created a new task force for police accountability and expanded the use of body cameras.
Jeff Baenen, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 3:12pm
Attorneys for three men accused in a shooting that wounded five black men during a protest outside of a Minneapolis police precinct denied Tuesday that their clients are racist and downplayed evidence.
Michael Biesecker, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 3:10pm
A federal appeals court is reconsidering the legality of the only remaining conviction of a Guantanamo Bay detainee who once served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant and media relations secretary.
Deb Riechmann, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 3:10pm
The U.S. military will deploy a new special operations force to Iraq to step up the fight against Islamic State militants unleashing violence in Iraq and Syria and determined to hold territory they have seized across the Middle East, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told Congress on Tuesday.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 3:10pm
As President Barack Obama worked to hammer out a global climate agreement in Paris, Republicans in Congress were moving to block his plan to force steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants.
Scott Smith, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 2:51pm
Californians posted a 22 percent savings in water use in October, marking the first month residents have missed the state's mandatory 25 percent conservation target since enforcement of the cutbacks began in June, officials said Tuesday in Sacramento.
Certain retired teachers could return to the classroom because of a shortage of substitutes or not enough full-time teachers in some subjects under legislation that cleared the Michigan Senate on Tuesday.