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Lawsuit accuses Milwaukee police of illegal stop-and-frisks

Published Feb. 23 2017

The Milwaukee Police Department is operating a stop-and-frisk program that mostly targets black and Latino residents who are often detained...

Anorexic, bulimic woman who fought force-feeding dies at 30

Published Feb. 23 2017

An anorexic and bulimic woman who petitioned a court to refuse force-feeding has died three months after a judge granted...

Man held after gun shot in Vegas fight between rapper, group

Published Feb. 23 2017

A Florida man has been jailed on felony and misdemeanor charges after he fired a shot during a fight between...

Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US

Published Feb. 23 2017

President Donald Trump dispatched his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on Wednesday on a fence-mending mission complicated...

Oscars look to 'La La Land,' host Kimmel for ratings boost

Published Feb. 23 2017

If the Oscars had doubled down on nominating films with actors named Ryan, the ceremony's chances for a ratings bounce...

In Oscar winners about Hollywood, undercurrents of anxiety

Published Feb. 23 2017

Hollywood is ready for its close-up. Again.

Police release audio of suspect in Indiana girls' deaths

Published Feb. 23 2017

One of two teenage girls killed along a northern Indiana hiking trail last week used her cellphone beforehand to capture...

Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

Published Feb. 23 2017

Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get...

Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routines

Published Feb. 23 2017

In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their...

Trump denounces anti-Semitism in newly forceful condemnation

Published Feb. 22 2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned recent threats against Jewish community centers in the U.S. as "painful reminders" of...

Prep school grad in court for hearing on possible new trial

Published Feb. 22 2017

A prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure an underage girl for sex returned to court Tuesday...

Trump administration working on trans bathroom guidelines

Published Feb. 22 2017

The Trump administration is working on a new set of directives on the use of school bathrooms by transgender students,...

South Dakota bill leaves evolution skepticism up to teachers

Published Feb. 22 2017

South Dakota legislators are weighing whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific...

School district agrees to remove Ten Commandments monument

Published Feb. 22 2017

A Pennsylvania school district has agreed to remove a granite Ten Commandments monument from outside a high school and pay...

After travel ban, immigrants seek to naturalize

Published Feb. 22 2017

Andres Dorantes has long been content with the green card that lets him live in the U.S. and work...

Sword breaks off Civil War memorial; vandalism suspected

Published Feb. 22 2017

A sword has broken off again from a memorial depicting the famed 54th Massachusetts Civil War regiment, featured in the...

Missing drugs a problem at VA medical centers

Published Feb. 21 2017

Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid...

Trump praises new African American museum in first visit

Published Feb. 21 2017

President Donald Trump denounced "bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms" during his first visit...

Deadline to leave pipeline protest camp won't be extended

Published Feb. 21 2017

The Army Corps of Engineers said it won't extend a deadline today for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to...

Iowa AG wants to be excused from union lawsuit

Published Feb. 21 2017

Iowa's top attorney wants an outside lawyer to defend a new law that eliminates most collective bargaining rights for public...

How to watch Oscar-nominated flicks from your couch

Published Feb. 21 2017

Movie fans, rejoice! You can watch about two-thirds of the Oscar-nominated flicks from your couch.

Issa Rae feels 'validated' by Black Women in Hollywood honor

Published Feb. 21 2017

When Issa Rae watched Oprah Winfrey being honored at Essence magazine's Black Women in Hollywood Awards last year, the actress...

Former white supremacists help others leave hate groups

Published Feb. 21 2017

The Celtic cross tattoo on Shannon Martinez's leg gives away her past.