The New York Times
Updated: 14 min 16 sec ago
As African-Americans have praised Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.’s outspokenness on Ferguson, Mo., and lament President Obama’s restraint, the White House has denied any substantive distance between the two.
Witnesses to the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., have given investigators sharply conflicting accounts. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is scheduled to visit Wednesday.
President Obama rejected growing arguments that the chaos in Iraq should prompt him to reconsider his timetable for withdrawing the last soldiers from Afghanistan by the end of 2016.
Events in Missouri are the latest opportunity for news media and the government to portray the United States as a hypocritical critic of speech restrictions.
The testimony also tried to counter a prosecution contention that money woes made Bob McDonnell and his wife susceptible to cash offerings while he was governor.
Gov. Rick Perry, who was photographed and fingerprinted Tuesday after a felony indictment, vowed to fight the charges “with every fiber of my being.”
The Obama administration is promising to change the way people can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of terrorism suspected barred from air travel.
Investigators acting on a tip arrested two students who were said to be planning to target three staff members and kill as many people as possible at a suburban Los Angeles school.
An influx of young people is revitalizing the city’s downtown, and developers are responding by converting obsolete office towers into luxury residences.
Prosecutors said four people caught in a teacher certification fraud scheme have agreed to stop teaching, ending the federal case involving teachers in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.
One of Utah’s most popular ski resorts is facing eviction in a legal dispute that may not be settled by the time winter kicks in.
The police said the man was brandishing a knife and that he had refused to drop it and approached officers.
Since legislation failed on Capitol Hill, immigrant advocacy groups have turned their focus on the president, demanding that he halt most deportations.
Virginia’s former secretary of the commonwealth, Janet Vestal Kelly, detailed the strains that “ruined” her relationship with Maureen McDonnell, the wife of former Gov. Bob McDonnell.