As officials across the South wrestle with how to handle public monuments that reflect a racist heritage, an Alabama county wants to cover up two courthouse murals that some call offensive
A North Carolina mayor has met with state legislative leaders about their differences over a state law blocking her city from enforcing anti-discrimination rules for LGBT people at restaurants, hotels and retail stores
The Connecticut Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Thursday on whether the state can force antipsychotic medication on a doctor charged with killing a Yale University physician
Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu won't run again at the country's May 22 special congress after a dispute with the country's president.
Seven children who were taken to perform for occupiers during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year have been placed in the temporary custody of Kansas child welfare officials
The National Park Service in LA is looking for help in collecting and analyzing coyote droppings so that they can learn more about urban coyotes. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.
FDA will require electronic cigarettes makers to seek permission to remain on market in sweeping regulation long-resisted by the multi-billion dollar industry
The attorney for a Chicago police officer charged in the shooting death of a black teenager has asked for sheriff's deputies to guard the officer as he enters and exits court
Apple has announced a new partnership with German software giant SAP to develop mobile apps for business customers to use on their iPhones and iPad tablets
The funeral for an 11-year-old Navajo girl who was kidnapped and killed on the edge of nation's largest American Indian reservation is set for Friday
Maine's rebuilt scallop fishery is enjoying high demand for the prized meaty mollusks and the 2016 season that ended last month is likely to go down as another strong year
Scientists from the Harvard Smithsonian Center are studying planet 9 to try and figure out where it came from. That is, if it's even out there. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.