Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies mistakenly shot to death a hostage who was fleeing from a knife-wielding attacker at a West Hollywood apartment, authorities announced Thursday.
Florida authorities issued an arrest warrant early Thursday for Robert Corchado, the man suspected of using his SUV to send another vehicle crashing into a central Florida day care center.
State Senator Chris McDaniel is seeking to topple U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi, but first he will have to explain comments he made in his days as a radio broadcaster.
The inspector general for the intelligence community concluded that investigators should have more closely scrutinized Tamerlan Tsarnaev after he traveled to Russia in 2012.
As a manager, Kathleen Sebelius is not likely to be remembered kindly.
In a roundabout way, Armstrong may have done something to help clean up the sport of cycling by naming names in a lawsuit about doping.
Scott Brown seeks to represent a second state in the United States Senate, a feat that has not been accomplished in more than a century.
The archbishop of Canterbury, who earlier appeared to link gay rights to violence against Christians, spoke of mindfulness of global differences.
In a much-anticipated speech marking the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act, Mr. Obama said the push for equality opened doors for millions of Americans, including himself.
Police officers, who have killed 23 people in four years, have too often used deadly force against nonthreatening people, and seldom were they reprimanded, a Justice Department investigation found.
Angela Spaccia, the former assistant city manager, was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison and ordered to pay millions of dollars in restitution to the city she robbed.
The blueprint, the fourth by Representative Paul D. Ryan, says it would bring the federal budget into balance by 2024 by, in part, cutting $5.1 trillion in spending over a decade.
Stephen Colbert became the immediate front-runner for the position both because of an increasing recognition of his talent and because he clearly wanted the job.
Mr. Rowland, who resigned in 2004 in a corruption scandal and was imprisoned, was charged with trying to hide his involvement in House campaigns in 2010 and 2012.
Mrs. Clinton, who was addressing a group in Las Vegas, ducked and laughed off the episode
Former President George W. Bush said both parties should come together to address the problem as the central civil rights issue of the modern era.
Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, who reported on documents about government surveillance leaked by Edward J. Snowden, will be given the Polk Award.
The company said the two were suspended with pay as an “interim step” in its investigation of ignition problems that persisted for years.