New bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till has been placed in Mississippi after past historical markers were vandalized; the African American teen was beaten and killed in 1955
Plan to use explosives to topple two giant cranes leaning over a partly collapsed New Orleans hotel have been pushed back to Sunday as experts size up risky situation
Nestor has moved into Georgia after the former tropical storm made landfall on Florida's northern Gulf Coast and spun off at least three tornadoes, causing damage
A senior Syrian Kurdish official says his forces will pull back from a border area in accordance with a U.S.-brokered deal after Turkey allows the evacuation of its remaining fighters and civilians from a besieged town
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he received a phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump to express "solidarity" over the events this week in the northern Mexican city of Culiacan, where soldiers faced off with cartel henchmen
Democrats who control Colorado's statehouse are asking voters to modify part of a state tax regime that for decades has served as a model for fiscal conservatives nationwide
A massive gunbattle in the Mexican city of Culiacan was shocking for the openness of government capitulation as it forced the release of a drug kingpin's son, and the brazenness of gunmen in machine-gun mounted armored trucks
The media spotlight fell Rudy Giuliani again this week amid fresh accusations and an intriguing foreign-bribery case. Testifying to congressional investigators, diplomat George Kent said Giuliani had pressed the White House and the State Dept. to get a visa for former Ukrainian prosecutor Victor Shokin, CNN reports. Shokin had lost...
As many as 100,000 Californians are eligible to receive payments for the damages they suffered from a series of devastating wildfires over the last several years. But tens of thousands of them have not sought compensation
A new art exhibit explores Thomas Jefferson's highly influential architectural ideas and his vision for structures that symbolize liberty and democracy as well as the role of the enslaved Americans who built them.
A career diplomat says he voiced concerns about Joe Biden's son, but little did it do. In closed-door testimony this week, George Kent told congressional investigators he'd warned the office of then-Vice President Biden about his son's position at a Ukrainian energy company, sources tell the Washington Post . The deputy...
The professional future of Indiana's attorney general will be at stake with a state disciplinary hearing that threatens his law license on allegations that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year
Seems the police officer who killed Atatiana Jefferson wasn't told to do a welfare check, CNN reports. Authorities say a neighbor's worried phone call was relayed to dispatch as an "open-structure call"—meaning it could have been an abandoned house, door left open, or even a burglary. "The information came...