Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 2:24pm
Iraq's battle to reclaim Mosul from the Islamic State group is progressing despite "stiff" resistance from resilient and creative fighters, but a coming offensive to oust them from their main Syria stronghold at Raqqa poses tougher political challenges and could take longer, the U.S. commander of anti-IS coalition forces said Wednesday.
The Virginia attorney general's office said Wednesday that it will no longer oppose overturning the rape and murder convictions of two former sailors after a federal judge declared last month that "no sane human being" could find the men guilty.
Phuong Le, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 2:11pm
A federal judge in Seattle has found that BNSF Railway could be held liable in a lawsuit claiming that coal spilled from trains pollutes waterways if environmental groups can show at trial that such discharges actually occurred.
Deirdre Walsh and Manu Raju, CNN | Posted Oct 26th - 1:41pm
Top House Republicans are moving to quiet dissent over Speaker's Paul Ryan's rocky relationship with Donald Trump as some on the far right of the GOP conference are threatening to stir up trouble in leadership elections next month.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 1:34pm
The defense for a white former police officer charged with murder can tell jurors about marijuana found in the car driven by the unarmed black man he fatally shot after a traffic stop, an Ohio judge ruled Wednesday.
Adrian Sainz, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 1:31pm
The Justice Department has launched a comprehensive review of the Memphis Police Department, officials said Wednesday, after citizens criticized the department's use of deadly force and its treatment of the black community.
Juliet Linderman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 1:21pm
Ten law enforcement officers have been placed on administrative leave after firing shots at a couple wanted on gun and drug charges who authorities say refused to drop their weapons after being cornered at a motel. The suspects, who police later determined were holding pellet guns, were struck and pronounced dead at the scene.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 1:21pm
While the world was watching America's gay rights transformation, the Obama administration was pursuing a quieter mission to try to export the same freedoms overseas to places like sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and eastern Europe.