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No Criminal Charges For Police Officers Who Shot Tamir Rice

"The death of Tamir Rice was an absolute tragedy," Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty said, "but it was not, by the law that binds us, a crime."<p>A grand jury in Cleveland declined Monday to criminally charge two police officers who shot and killed Tamir Rice.<p>Rice, 12, was shot and killed in …

Law Enforcement

No winner in Powerball lottery as next payout jumps to $1.3 billion

No one won Saturday’s record jackpot of nearly $950 million in the multi-state Powerball lottery, officials said, driving the haul for a winning …

Behind the Story: The New York Times Follows Syrian Migrants

<b>Story/series:</b> “A Family Swept Up in the Migrant Tide” <b><br>Outlet:</b> The New York Times <b><br>Reporter:</b> Anemona Hartocollis (@anemonanyc) <b><br>Flipboard Magazine:</b> Four Years of War in Syria<p><i>When the Syrian Civil War broke out four years ago, fighting was confined between the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and rebel</i> …

Viola Davis on Jon Hamm Congratulating Her on Her Historic Emmys Win: 'He's Pretty Handsome'

Sunday was a big night for Viola Davis.<p>The 50-year-old made history at Sunday’s 67th Emmy Awards by becoming the first African-American woman to win …

Illinois' Members of Congress React to Obama's Executive Actions on Firearms

President Barack Obama's proposed executive actions on gun violence were met with mixed reactions from Illinois politicians on Tuesday. Unsurprisingly, opposition and support for the measures fell along party lines.<p>Following Obama's address to the nation, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., held a press …

Justice

Freeport Police Say Body Cameras Are Win-Win For All

<i>An arrest by a Freeport police officer is captured on a body camera. (Credit: CBS2)</i><p><b>FREEPORT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)</b> — Racial tensions and unrest in …

No such thing as ‘affluenza?’ Not so fast.

Ethan Couch’s crime was horrendous. He admitted to hurtling drunkenly at 70 mph along a suburban street in Texas on June 15, 2013, crashing into a group of people trying to deal with a disabled vehicle, taking the lives of four people and seriously injuring two others. But it rose to national …

Mental Health

Sandra Bland death: New details only make case murkier

<b>(CNN) —</b> When it comes to the circumstances leading to Sandra Bland's death, what we don't know far outweighs what we do.<p>And with each passing day, and each new revelation, the picture -- instead of coming slowly into focus -- appears to turn murkier.<p>"I have a hard time dealing with inconsistency …

Voice Mail

Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre': 2,000 feared dead in Nigeria

Amnesty International calls the killings ‘a disturbing and bloody escalation’ and a local defence group says its fighters have given up trying to count the bodies<p>Boko Haram escapee: ‘I kept stepping on dead bodies’ Latest: Two suspected child suicide bombers attack Nigerian market<p>Hundreds of bodies …

Africa