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3 Chicago officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:42:49 GMT

Three current or former Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on state felony charges of conspiracy in the investigation of the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald.(image)

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Laquan McDonald's short life

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:23:23 GMT

In death, Laquan McDonald has countless defenders, people who want justice for him. They know him as the teenager in a police dashboard camera video who is seen walking away from a police officer who, in the span of 15 seconds, shoots him 16 times.(image)

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Activists push to force Chicago police reform

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:22:28 GMT

As a former principal on Chicago's South Side, Liz Dozier fought to turn around a school where gang violence was rampant. After school, she often would march down the surrounding streets as if on patrol, shouting at teens hanging out, "Get out of the street! I'm not gonna say it again!"(image)

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Police shootings: Trials, convictions are rare for officers

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:18:18 GMT

Few police officers ever face trial for shooting deaths, let alone are convicted.(image)

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New island mysteriously appears off coast of North Carolina

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:20:00 GMT

North Carolina's Cape Hatteras National Seashore has always been stunning, but now there's a new wonder for visitors to explore.(image)

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FBI finds new clue in missing grad student case

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:11:01 GMT

The last known sighting of 26-year-old graduate student Yingying Zhang was on the afternoon of June 9.(image)

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Trial of accused leaker Reality Winner set for October

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:34:08 GMT

Among the possible evidence in the government's case against former federal contractor Reality Winner is a notebook with information handwritten in Farsi, prosecutors said in court Tuesday.(image)

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Facebook live video captures Boston drug overdose

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:44:00 GMT

Two men in Boston tapped on a car window when they saw a man and woman passed out, a needle lying in the woman's lap.(image)

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Arkansas installs Ten Commandments monument

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:44:15 GMT

A Ten Commandments monument was installed on the grounds of the Arkansas State Capitol Tuesday morning, following two years of controversy and debate.(image)

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Refugees: We thought the US valued diversity

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:01:36 GMT

They fled terror, tyranny and persecution in search of a better life for themselves and their families. They believed that the United States would offer them that life -- that the country formed by immigrants would welcome them with open arms.(image)

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Mother of boy with rare genetic disorder tweets hospital bill

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:08:38 GMT

As lawmakers push to get a health care bill through the Senate, one New Jersey mom is speaking out.(image)

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Allergists warn of bee and wasp venom shortage

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:02:53 GMT

As summer begins, signaling peak time for insect stings, allergists across the U.S. are warning of a shortage of a little-known but crucial product -- honeybee, hornet and wasp venom extracts used in shots that prevent life-threatening reactions.(image)

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Opinion: Ivanka Trump has a lot to learn

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:19:27 GMT

Ivanka Trump made an interesting statement to "Fox and Friends" in an interview that aired Monday: She tries "to stay out of politics."(image)

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Serena Williams tells John McEnroe to 'respect my privacy'

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:09:53 GMT

Serena Williams has responded to John McEnroe's claims that she would struggle on the men's tennis circuit by telling her fellow American to "keep me out of your statements that are not factually based."(image)

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'Baby Driver' clicks on all cylinders

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:56:28 GMT

As sharply executed as a hairpin turn, "Baby Driver" is a crackling-good ride, one that organically weaves music and humor into a slick showcase for its cast. Despite a few potholes toward the end, writer-director Edgar Wright's stylish thriller consistently clicks on all cylinders.(image)

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Stage version of '1984' makes audiences faint, vomit, scream

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:31:30 GMT

"1984" has come to Broadway, and it's making theater-goers faint, vomit, scream at the actors from their seats, and get in fights.(image)

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McConnell hits pause on health vote

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:09:25 GMT

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will delay the vote on the Republican leadership's health care bill until after the July 4 recess, two sources told CNN.(image)

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How one typo helped let Russian hackers in

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:04:11 GMT

The email that would help Democrats lose the 2016 presidential election arrived on March 19, 2016, signed -- seemingly harmlessly -- "Best, the Gmail team."(image)

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Bernie Sanders says reported investigation into his wife stems from 'pathetic' attack

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:33:55 GMT

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday defended his wife, Jane Sanders, amid reports of a potential federal investigation related to her time helming the now-defunct Burlington College.(image)

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BMW adding 1,000 jobs in South Carolina

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:40:54 GMT

BMW is adding 1,000 jobs at a plant in South Carolina, its largest production facility in the world.(image)

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