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US says transgender workers illegally fired

September 25, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — A federal agency on Thursday filed its first lawsuits to protect transgender people in the workplace, accusing a Michigan funeral home and a Florida eye clinic of illegally firing... more »»

Chief: no idea where missing Virginia student is

September 25, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thirteen days after a University of Virginia student vanished, police are appealing to the public to help them in their search for the 18-year-old. more »»

Families want investigations into police deaths

September 25, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The parents of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two black men who died in encounters with white police officers, joined with civil rights leaders on Thursday to call for a full... more »»

Hundreds protest Iran president outside UN complex

September 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds gathered Tuesday in a plaza outside the United Nations to protest what they said was Iran's continued support of terrorism, its poor record on human rights and its... more »»

UVa suspect doesn't challenge extradition in Texas

September 25, 2014

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia student didn't challenge his extradition Thursday from Texas, where he was arrested after apparently spending... more »»

2 more sets of remains from reform school ID'd

September 25, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Researchers have identified two more sets of remains buried on the grounds of a former Florida Panhandle reform school for over a half-century, the team announced Thursday. more »»

Abandoned truck dripping rancid chicken juice

September 25, 2014

MISSOULA, Mon. more »»

Career criminal gets life for 3 killings in 1980s

September 25, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samuel Little has a rap sheet across half the continental U.S. but has little time in prison to show for it. That changed Thursday. more »»

White House: Holder resigning as attorney general

September 25, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's legal fight against terrorism and weighed in on issues of racial fairness, is resigning after six years... more »»

3rd US Ebola patient released from hospital

September 25, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The third American aid worker who contracted Ebola in Africa was released Thursday from a Nebraska hospital.

An elated Dr. more »»

Frozen chicken load abandoned by truck driver

September 25, 2014

MISSOULA, Mont. more »»

3 from FDNY who worked at ground zero die in 1 day

September 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from cancer, an illness that many fear might be connected to toxic World Trade Center dust released... more »»

Chase, police shooting snarl San Francisco traffic

September 25, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officers shot and killed a man Thursday after he led them on a lengthy high-speed chase, crashed in downtown San Francisco and then fired a gun at good Samaritans who tried t... more »»

Father: Police murdered my son at Ohio Wal-Mart

September 25, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The father of a man fatally shot by police as he held an air rifle inside an Ohio Wal-Mart said Thursday that he believes his son was murdered, despite a special grand jury... more »»

Career criminal gets life for 3 1980s LA killings

September 25, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 74-year-old man has been sentenced to three consecutive terms of life in prison without chance of parole in the murders of three Los Angeles women. more »»

Rain helps efforts to control huge California fire

September 25, 2014

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Wet weather is helping California firefighters gain control of a massive wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills. more »»

Woman hit by California officer gets $1.5 million

September 25, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1. more »»

 
 
 

 

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