Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 2:20pm
Supporters of American Indian activist Leonard Peltier, who has spent most of his life in prison in the killing of two FBI agents in South Dakota in 1975, hope President Barack Obama will grant him clemency and shorten his sentence to the four decades he has already served before Obama leaves office Friday.
Amy Forliti, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 2:20pm
Prosecutors argued Wednesday that the case against the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a July traffic stop should proceed, saying several issues raised by the defense team — including the suggestion that Castile was negligent — must be left for a jury to resolve.
Michael Graczyk, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 2:20pm
Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted Wednesday to the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital with pneumonia, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution after suffering fatigue and coughing, a spokesman said.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 2:01pm
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley declared her support for moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a shift firmly endorsed by Donald Trump but one that could trigger increased violence in the Middle East.
Don Ryan and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 1:41pm
An ice storm shut down parts of major highways and interstates Wednesday in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed the hardest hit towns along the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice coating the ground in some places.