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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The newly crowned Miss USA is a 26-year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia who gave perhaps the strongest answer of the night when asked about women in combat. "As a woman in the United...
Muhammad Ali gave us a lot of great moments in the boxing ring, but what he may be remembered for just as much is his quick wit and his biting quotes. Ali never shied away from jumping into racial...
The world has lost its greatest, Muhammad Ali. It was just six weeks ago that the we lost Prince, and Muhammad Ali took to Twitter to offer his tribute to the music icon. -Muhammad Ali, Dead At 74, Forever The...
DALLAS (AP) — Police say New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment. -15 Richest NBA Players Of All-Time Sr. Cpl. DeMarquis Black said in a statement that officers were called...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The white police officer who handcuffed a black woman outside a Florida hospital where she died less than two hours later won't face charges. -Woman Dies After Being Forcible Removed By Police From Hospital Glenn Hess, state...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews. -'Blue Live Matter' Billboards Don't Honor Fallen Cops, They Discredit Black Humanity Democratic Gov....
NEW YORK (AP) — Shots rang out inside a concert venue in New York City where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform, leaving one person dead, three others wounded and concertgoers scrambling for the nearest exits, police...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge is expected to announce his verdict in the trial of a police officer charged in the arrest and subsequent death of Freddie Gray. -6 Black Men Arrested During Freddie Gray Protest Sue Baltimore Police...
BOSTON (AP) — Bill Cosby's wife refused to answer dozens of questions during a combative deposition in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women who say the comedian branded them liars after they accused him of sexually assaulting them,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's police chief resigned Thursday at the request of the mayor hours after an officer fatally shot a young black woman driving a stolen car — the culmination of several racially charged incidents in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules to be issued Wednesday by the Obama administration...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oklahoma City center Steven Adams has apologized for describing Golden State's guards as "quick little monkeys" in an interview with ESPN following the Thunder's 108-102 win over the Warriors in Game 1 of the Western...
ROHNERT PARK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man tried to rob a car wash in Northern California with an empty potato chip bag and an alleged handgun...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A sorority president at an Alabama university blames an "oversight" for her chapter's decision to order T-shirts with an image of a black man eating watermelon. -Do Black Fraternities And Sororities Still Matter? Samford University officials publicly...
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The pistol former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman used in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin is going up for auction online. -George Zimmerman Brags About Killing Trayvon Martin In an interview with Orlando, Florida, TV station...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Legislation limiting public access to police body camera videos won final approval Tuesday in Missouri, nearly two years after a fatal police shooting in Ferguson spurred massive protests over the way police interact with...
DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man shot himself in the arm while cleaning a handgun, but didn't realize it until three days later when he finally changed shirts and found a bullet hole. -Baltimore Police Shoot 13-Year-Old Boy Holding...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida are searching for clues after a shooting that killed a University of Alabama Birmingham football player. -Hero High School Football Player Dies After Shielding Friends From Gunfire Police spokeswoman Lori Colombino said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that the country is "a better place today" than when he graduated from college more than 30 years ago, citing his historic election as "one indicator of how attitudes have changed." But...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An attorney for the family of a black man fatally shot by Little Rock police in 2010 says the roughly $1.5 million settlement in the family's lawsuit marks the largest settlement in the city's...