Four teens have been arrested on assault charges in flash mob attacks around Temple University in which college students were beaten, an officer was knocked down and a police horse was punched in the face, police said Monday.
Republican Gov. Chris Christie was told during the George Washington Bridge lane closures that a Democratic mayor expressed concern that the resulting traffic jams in his city were political retribution, a former aide to the governor testified Monday.
Bruce Smith, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 1:01pm
Attorneys for a white former South Carolina police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist want the jury to visit the scene of the shooting and not be sequestered during the trial.
Linda Deutsch and Tarek Hamada, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 12:51pm
During more than 50 years in the public eye, Tom Hayden went from firebrand college liberal to mainstream politician to elder political statesman. Through it all he remained the person he said he always wanted to be: someone dedicated to changing the world.
Elliot Spagat and Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 12:31pm
A maintenance crew had slowed down traffic on a California highway through the night, and the work had gone on for hours without problems. Then a tour bus returning to Los Angeles from a casino trip slammed into the back of a semi-truck. Passengers who were asleep on the bus woke up to the sound of crushing metal and screams.
Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 12:31pm
Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. Utah has the lowest cancer death rate and the highest is among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.
Have you heard? Hillary Clinton is dying of Parkinson's disease. Also, Donald Trump thinks the United States shouldn't have stopped the Bosnian genocide. Angry mobs of "Bernie bros" are hurling chairs at Democratic staffers. And President Obama, who smells like sulfur, is followed everywhere he goes by a swarm of flies.
Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 12:12pm
The 15-year-old son of former Attorney General Kathleen Kane pleaded for leniency Monday at sentencing in her perjury and obstruction trial while her former deputies described an office demoralized by her leadership and terrorized by "Nixonian espionage."