Environment Another rare case of fracking-caused earthquakes has jolted Ohio. A new study connects some 400 micro-earthquakes near the town of Canton, in Harrison County, to hydraulic fracturing wells.
Investigations The Justice Department said Wednesday it will launch an investigation into the shooting death of a black man inside an Ohio Wal-Mart, just hours after a local grand jury voted not to indict
We test them almost to death, we make them play sports till their arms fall off and their knees implode. Now we're taking away our children's summers. Do we not like them anymore? Mine went back to school
Stop whatever you're doing, turn off the television, wake the children and salute the flag. A West Los Angeles man has fought City Hall and won. His name is James Buch and he doesn't like me saying it,
Bounkham “Bou Bou” Phonesavanh (The Phonesavanh Family) That’s right: Officers threw a flashbang grenade in my son’s crib — and left a hole in his chest. It gets worse Alecia Phonesavanh June 24, 2014
The incident happened Oct. 1 and was captured on video by a police dash camera. The Layfette Police Department released that video Tuesday in response to a Freedom of Information Act request. Davidson
A veteran who collapsed in an Albuquerque Veterans Affairs hospital cafeteria this week died after waiting 30 minutes for an ambulance to transport him around the complex to the emergency room, officials
News Last month, Richie Gray of Hartsville, South Carolina, said he forgot to drop off his daughter, Sophia, at day care -- and left her sleeping in the backseat of his car in 90-degree heat. She did survive.
The Oregon high school shooter who killed a student and wounded a teacher before killing himself was a 15-year-old freshman who had taken a rifle and a handgun from his family's home to carry out the police
President Obama sharing the difficulties of trying to change a culture in which school shootings are commonplace. (via whitehouse) There have been 74 school shootings since the tragedy in Newtown, CT http://wapo.st/1hNhtrJ
Recent cases have undermined tribal sovereignty and economic development, Native Americans say. Narragansett Indian Reservation, United States - On an unmarked country road in New England, a faded sign
Melissa Golden for Al Jazeera America MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Inside a white chapel in the sprawling green exercise yard of the decommissioned West Virginia State Penitentiary, some prison guards are watching
It was the first time a judge ordered a halt to force-feeding of a prisoner in Guantanamo, where last year during a hunger strike, as many as 46 of 166 inmates were force-fed at least some of their meals.
MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - A Connecticut college dropout was arrested Sunday night after admitting to calling in two bomb threats to keep her family from learning she had quit Quinnipiac University,
President Obama appears to have warmed up to Wal-Mart, much to the frustration of his party's labor wing. As a candidate for president six years ago, the then-senator from Illinois reportedly declared