A Navajo man filed suit Wednesday challenging a Utah county's decision to disqualify him from the ballot in the first election since a judge ruled local voting districts were illegally drawn based on race.
The little girl wearing pink party shoes topped with bows smiled from her seat in a Los Angeles immigration courtroom. The 7-year-old is happy now that she is worlds away from the violence in her native El Salvador.
Kate Brumback, Associated Press | PostedJun 20th - 2:59pm
Atlanta's Democratic mayor on Wednesday called the forced separation of migrant families at the country's Southern border "despicable" and said the city won't accept any new immigration detainees until she's certain the separations have stopped.
Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | PostedJun 20th - 2:52pm
Los Angeles police released video on Wednesday showing officers interacting with a man last month before he died in custody, marking the first time the nation's third-largest police department has voluntarily released body camera footage to the media.
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report saying the plane that crashed into Lake Erie off Cleveland killing all six people onboard issued multiple warnings about the aircraft's altitude.
A coastal Texas city is selling a replica of one of the three ships that Christopher Columbus used to reach the New World. Buyer beware, though, as it suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Harvey.
Ken Ritter, Associated Press | PostedJun 20th - 2:44pm
Nevada will carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection.
Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border.
David Jordan, Associated Press | PostedJun 20th - 2:40pm
The Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union asked Republic Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook. Scott's office said it is simply trying to maintain a civil dialogue on social media.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | PostedJun 20th - 2:32pm
A prosecutor told a jury at the opening of a criminal trial Wednesday that former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son were motivated by greed when they pressured businesses to funnel over $300,000 to the son.
A Canadian real estate tycoon's son who wrote a graphic novel that features gruesome killings was convicted in Southern California Wednesday of the torture and mutilation of a live-in girlfriend who had given birth to their child weeks before.
Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press | PostedJun 20th - 2:24pm
Speaker Paul Ryan is pushing ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration bills, but neither appears to have enough support for passage, prompting President Donald Trump to take executive action Wednesday to stem the crisis of family separations at the border.