Janie Har, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 7:41am
The Black Panthers emerged from this gritty Northern California city 50 years ago, declaring to a nation in turmoil a new party dedicated to defending African-Americans against police brutality and protecting the right of a downtrodden people to determine their own future.
A decorated U.S. soldier from Illinois and an Army civilian employee from Oklahoma who both had been deployed multiple times to support military operations in Afghanistan were killed in an attack this week in Kabul, the Defense Department said.
Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 6:30am
An anti-Muslim militia group in Kansas calling itself "The Crusaders" first came to the government's attention when one of its members, alarmed by the heightening talk of violence, contacted FBI agents and became a confidential source, prosecutors said.
A Kentucky couple denied a marriage license because the woman is in prison and couldn't accompany her fiance to a county clerk's office has won a court ruling that clears the way for them to get married.