Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 3:35pm
A former police officer suspected of being one of California's most elusive serial killers will face a trial in Sacramento County on more than two dozen charges, including 13 murder counts, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Martha Waggoner and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 3:33pm
Protesters at North Carolina's flagship university took advantage of a non-confrontational police response to topple a century-old Confederate statue that's long been the target of critics who say it symbolizes racism.
Larry Neumeister and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 3:33pm
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and "fixer," pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying he and Trump arranged the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to influence the election.
Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 3:25pm
Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president's associates.
Video of a young black girl leaving her New Orleans area Catholic school in tears after being told her hair extensions violated school policy is prompting thousands of social media comments — many expressing puzzlement or outrage.
Tim Talley, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 3:02pm
A veteran Oklahoma judge accused of abuse of power after he jailed hundreds of people for contempt of court has resigned, raising the possibility of litigation to recoup what attorneys said Tuesday could be thousands of dollars in improperly assessed fines.
A federal judge in Seattle hearing arguments over a settlement that allows a Texas company to post online plans for printing 3D guns said Tuesday the overall issue of such untraceable plastic weapons should be decided by the president or Congress.
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 2:45pm
Hawaii residents rushed to grocery stores Tuesday to stock up on bottled water, ramen and toilet paper as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf from an erratic hurricane whose path is uncertain.