Federal officials moved in on the remaining occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge, the agency said Wednesday night as the four activists continued their stance of public defiance and made a real-time public event of the siege on YouTube.
Cliven Bundy, the father of the jailed leader of the Oregon refuge occupation and who was the center of a standoff with federal officials in Nevada in 2014, was arrested in Portland, the FBI said.
A gunman fatally shot a sheriff’s deputy inside a crowded restaurant at lunchtime Wednesday and killed another deputy in a shootout nearby, authorities and witnesses said.
A police officer shot during a standoff with a domestic violence suspect is not expected to survive his wounds, authorities in Fargo, North Dakota, said Thursday.
A northern Kentucky man has been accused of attempting to decapitate his girlfriend with a sword.
The Justice Department has brought a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, after lawmakers there revised a negotiated deal meant to overhaul the city’s police department and court system, according to court documents filed in the case Wednesday.
Democrats in the General Assembly said Wednesday that they will try to expand gun controls this year, hoping to build on some of the nation’s toughest laws by banning firearms on college campuses and requiring a process for those convicted of domestic violence to turn in their guns.
President Obama’s top health official told Congress Wednesday that Obamacare is making “historic” strides, even if 2016 enrollment on its web-based exchanges amounted to little more than half of what budget scorekeepers initially projected.
Air Force Maj. Gen. James Martin is reportedly doing well after he fainted Tuesday during a news conference to unveil the service’s fiscal 2017 budget.
President Obama said Wednesday that he and first lady Michelle Obama are marking the start of Lent with their “fellow Christians” by praying for those who are persecuted around the world for their religious beliefs.
The Supreme Court halted the EPA’s major anti-global warming initiative late Tuesday evening, dealing a major blow to President Obama’s hopes of overseeing a green energy transition in his final year in office.
Maryland Democrats on Wednesday introduced a package of three gun-control measures as part of their legislative priorities.