Grant Schulte, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 3:11pm
A Nebraska state senator who had cybersex with a woman on a state computer is facing criticism again for a retweet suggesting that demonstrators at a women's march weren't attractive enough to be sexually assaulted.
The president of Oklahoma State University issued an apology Monday after a white student posted an image of herself on social media in blackface — the second such incident by students at the campus in a week.
Jay Reeves and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 3:02pm
A tornado warning on television sent Anthony Mitchell, his pregnant wife and their three children scrambling for what little shelter their mobile home could provide. They crouched in a hallway as the twister started taking their home apart piece by piece.
An Air Force Base in Arizona was placed on lockdown for nearly two hours Monday while authorities acted on what they called an abundance of caution after a service member reported hearing what sounded like gunshots.
Stephen Braun, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 2:50pm
The National Archives and Records Administration considers President Donald Trump's tweets as presidential records that need to be preserved for historic purposes, but an archives official said Monday that the agency has yet to say whether his administration will be required to keep altered or deleted tweets.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 2:50pm
The Trump administration on Monday opened the door to cooperating with Russia "or anyone else" to combat the Islamic State group in Syria, suggesting it could reverse a previous refusal to coordinate military action with Moscow as long as it backs the Syrian government.
Colleen Long, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 2:41pm
New York City has agreed to pay up to $75 million to settle a federal class-action lawsuit that accused police officers of writing at least 900,000 summonses for offenses like trespassing, disorderly conduct and urinating in public that were later dismissed because of legal insufficiency.
Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 2:35pm
A former Rhode Island state lawmaker has agreed to plead guilty to fraud charges, becoming the third former House member in 11 days to be charged with criminal conduct and prompting the U.S. attorney to decry the state's political culture.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 2:22pm
The judge who has taken over the case of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop emphasized Monday that she is focused on keeping his murder retrial in Cincinnati.