The mother of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy shot to death by a Cleveland police officer, reacted coolly on Tuesday to an apology by the city for a court filing that ;blamed her son for his own death.
On the same day the federal government weighed in to guarantee net neutrality, social media blew up and the country on Thursday learned the real value of making the cutting edge of communication open to everybody.
The recreational use of marijuana became legal in Alaska on Tuesday, but many regulations are still being drafted and police in at least one major city will enforce a ban on using weed in public places.
Police in Middletown, Conn. on Monday said they are searching for the source of what is likely a bad batch of Molly, an illegal synthetic party drug that sickened at least 11 students at Wesleyan University , two critically, after many used the drug Saturday. ;
Defendants in high-profile criminal cases often look to move their trials to another county or state as a way of improving the odds of finding jurors who are not already inclined to believing they are guilty.
The University of Massachusetts, under pressure for a policy that barred Iranian nationals from seeking admission to certain graduate science courses, reversed itself on Wednesday and announced it will now accept the students.
The lawyer representing the family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old African American with a toy gun shot to death by a white Cleveland police officer, reacted angrily on Monday to city arguments that the boy was responsible for the shooting. ;
U.S. officials inspected a FedEx package shipped from Belgium to New York in December with its happy holiday greeting, " Joyeux Noel." They opened it and instead of a $37 “art craft toy” promised on the box found a stolen Picasso painting worth millions.
A federal jury in New York has found the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority liable for a series of terrorist attacks that killed or wounded Americans in Israel during the early 2000s, officials announced Monday.
The thorny issue of marriage licenses for same-sex couples in Alabama, which appeared on the way to resolution after a recent roller-coaster ride through state and federal courts, is back on the state judicial calendar.