In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has been convicted by juries in the highest-profile deaths that inspired protests across the country.
Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns.
Now, a new study shows that the country’s deep political divide is reflected in attitudes toward gun control. The Pew survey released Thursday found a sharp drop in overall support for gun control despite common ground on some key issues.
Authorities say a black bear killed a 16-year-old runner while he was competing in an Alaska race on Sunday.
Anchorage television station KTUU reported that the teenager, whose identify has not been released, was a participant in the juniors division of the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb race between Anchorage and Girdwood.
An apparent murder-suicide inside an elementary school classroom in San Bernardino left two adults dead, including a teacher, and two students wounded, police and school officials said.
Investigators believe “the suspect is down” and that North Park School faces no further threat, Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said on Twitter.
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Tysen Benz was at home when he saw social media posts indicating that his 13-year-old girlfriend had committed suicide. The posts were a prank, but the 11-year-old boy apparently believed them.
Moments later, his mother found him hanging by the neck in his room in Marquette, Michigan.
Before the start of Ironman Coeur d'Alene on Sunday, as he stood with more than 2,000 others waiting to plunge into Lake Coeur d'Alene, David Martin met Sean Murphy, pictured. They chatted for a minute and Martin helped the 44-year-old Seattle man zip up his...
We recently had an old family friend die, and his relatives chose not to have a funeral. In lieu of a service, they created a fan page on Facebook where people could visit, view pictures of the deceased and leave comments. No more than a...