Ssanctuary policies prevent city workers from helping federal immigration officials identify and possibly deport people without immigration papers. The shooting has laid bare the different philosophies about that approach.
In protest of the dismissal of Reddit's director of talent, the moderators of more than 200 'subreddit' groups turned them 'private,' leaving them inaccessible to the vast majority of the site’s users.
As Republicans scramble to distance themselves from Donald Trump's racism, party leaders are taking measures to avoid the kind of 'Republican-on-Republican violence' that may have hurt Mitt Romney leading up to the last US election.
In a rare briefing from the Pentagon, President Obama emphasizes the need for 'an effective partner on the ground' to push back the Islamic State. The US will speed up the training of anti-IS forces, he says.
A judge has unsealed a 2005 deposition in which the comedian Bill Cosby, who has now been accused of sexual misconduct by over two dozen women, admitted to procuring illegal sedatives to give to young women he wanted to have sex with.
Two bomb attacks on the city of Jos have left up to 67 people dead on Sunday in a recent surge of attacks by the Islamist militant group. President Buhari vowed to stamp out the group in his inauguration address just over a month ago.
The vote came at the end of a day of debate in which several white senators said they had come to understand why their black colleagues felt the flag no longer represented the valor of Southern soldiers but the racism that led the South to separate from the United States more than 150 years ago.