2 Mississippi officers die in shooting; suspect in custody
Two police officers were shot and killed following an early Saturday morning confrontation in Mississippi, authorities said.Warren Strain of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety said at a news conference that the officers were called to a house in the city of Brookhaven at about 5 a.m. for a report ...
Update: Pakistan blames India for breakdown in talks
The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):3:00 p.m.Pakistan's top diplomat is blaming India for a recent breakdown in their relations as he addresses a U.N. gathering of world leaders. He says Pakistan "prefers politics over peace."Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's comments came a few hours after ...
What’s Ahead for US Supreme Court as It Starts New Term
With Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hanging in the balance, bench with eight ideologically divided justices readies to take on big cases
Chicago Comes Together on September 30 to Walk4Hearing
BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 29, 2018--Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA): What: Chicago Walk4Hearing ...
African First Ladies Lend Melania Trump Advice Before Trip
The first ladies of Mozambique, Namibia and Sierra Leone shared their advice for Melania Trump ahead of the U.S. first lady’s first trip to Africa
New FBI Investigation Begins into Kavanaugh
Trump said inquiry into Supreme Court nominee 'must be limited in scope,' done in week
PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.This week's gallery includes Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford during a Senate hearing; Bill Cosby after his sentencing for sexual assault; ...
Judge Strikes Down Kentucky Rules on Abortion Providers
The clinic and Planned Parenthood challenged a law that would have closed Kentucky’s only legal abortion provider
Mapping the Missing: Cartographer Plots Disappeared Native Women
Thousands of Native women and girls have gone missing or been murdered in recent decades
Court: Congress Can Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments
A federal judge said the constitutional challenge to the president’s business interests can go forward
Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for Accused New York Bike Path Attacker
The militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, which was the deadliest assault on New York City since Sept. 11, 2001.
US Consumers Spend More; Inflation Flattens
Economists say the report should allay fears on the economy overheating
Evidence Indicates China Set to Target US Elections
Even before accusations from President Trump, intelligence officials were worried Beijing was setting its cyber weapons to 'meddle'
Update: Texas governor says ‘bathroom bill’ not priority
The Latest on the Texas governor's debate between Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez (all times local):8:15 p.m.Texas Governor Greg Abbott adjusts his tie before a gubernatorial debate against his Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas, on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. ...
Trump Dossier Research Chief Declines U.S. Congress Interview Request
Goodlatte said in Twitter post that former FBI Director James Comey, former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other former Justice Department officials have been invited 'as witnesses'
Judge: Harvard Affirmative Action Case Can Go to Trial
The closely watched case accuses the Ivy League university of discriminating against Asian-American applicants
US Pulls Diplomats From Iraqi City, Citing Threats From Iran
Decision adds to mounting tension between US and Iran, which is target of increasing US economic sanctions
California divorce courts go to dogs as pets gain status
California courts could be going to the dogs — and maybe cats, too — under a new law granting judges authority to settle disagreements over who keeps the family pet in divorce cases the same way they handle child-custody disputes.Until now, Fido and Kitty have been considered family property, a ...
California bans gun sales to people under 21
Most people under 21 won't be able to buy guns in California starting next year under a law Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Friday.It will prevent people under 21 from buying rifles and other types of guns. State law already bans people under 21 from buying handguns.The new law exempts ...
A look at what the FBI’s Kavanaugh investigation will entail
President Donald Trump has ordered the FBI to reopen Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's background investigation after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. But what exactly the FBI will investigate still remains a mystery.The Senate Judiciary Committee asked the White House to ask the FBI to conduct the supplemental ...