Kevin Freking, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 2:51pm
Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave" on a visit aimed in part at stemming campaign-season criticism that he's been slow to respond to the disaster.
Mark Pratt, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 2:41pm
The case of a former Massachusetts high school star athlete sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting two classmates is drawing parallels to the case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner, who got just six months for a sexual assault conviction.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 2:31pm
A Palestinian not seen publicly since his capture by the CIA in 2002 appeared Tuesday at a U.S. government hearing called to determine whether he should remain in detention at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Terry Spencer, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 2:31pm
Florida sheriff's deputies confronted chaos as they tried to subdue an attacker biting a victim's face after stabbing and beating a couple to death in a random assault outside their home, recordings of radio transmissions released Tuesday show.
For years, Wanda Witter has lived on the streets in Washington, D.C., trying to persuade officials that Social Security owes her more than $100,000. For years, the 80-year-old woman says people dismissed her as crazy.
Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press | Posted Aug 23rd - 2:11pm
Prosecutors charged a Tulsa man on Tuesday with first-degree murder and committing a hate crime in the killing of his Lebanese neighbor — a culmination of what authorities said was the man's violent feud with the family that spanned several years and included a regular barrage of racial insults and personal confrontations.