Will Weissert and Emily Schmall, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 10:09am
Patricia Aragon told the U.S. asylum officer at her recent case assessment that she was fleeing her native Honduras because she had been robbed and raped by a gang member who threatened to kill her and her 9-year-old daughter if she went to the police.
Bob Salsberg and Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 10:07am
In a case that has attracted national attention, Massachusetts' highest court ruled Monday that judges in the state have the authority to order people to remain drug free as a condition of probation and under some circumstances order a defendant jailed for violating the drug-free requirement.
A community activist who has pushed for more police transparency says he's asked Chicago police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where one of them fatally shot a man Saturday.
Russell Contreras, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 9:41am
Fifty years ago, a depressed President Lyndon Johnson decided not to seek another term. Martin Luther King, Jr. had just been assassinated. Cities were burning in riots. College students marched against the Vietnam War.
Scott Bauer, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 9:35am
A Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Wisconsin on Monday called his parents' decision to support his Democratic opponent "an intentional personal blow" and a "true representation" of political intolerance.
A showdown looms in Washington now that Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game.