Two men arrested Friday on gun charges are suspected of trying to acquire pipe bombs to use during protests in Ferguson, Mo., according to federal law enforcement officials.
University of Virginia president Teresa A. Sullivan extended a fraternity wide social activity suspension until Jan. 9 in response to an outcry from students over sexual violence within the school’s greek system.
The Ferguson, Mo., grand jury considering the indictment of Officer Darren Wilson, who killed teenager Michael Brown during an altercation in August, left the justice center in St. Louis on Friday without reaching a decision.
President Obama told Americans Saturday that his action granting legal status and work permits to nearly 5 million illegal immigrants is “certainly not amnesty, no matter how often critics say it.”
The FBI has sent nearly 100 additional agents to Ferguson, Missouri, to help law enforcement there as officials prepare for possible unrest ahead of a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting.
Scientists assert that crop yields in the Norther Hemisphere are producing higher concentrations of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each summer.
The IRS’s inspector general has told Congress that it may have discovered as many as 30,000 of the lost Lois G. Lerner emails, despite the IRS’s repeated insistence both in testimony to both Capitol Hill and federal courts that they were beyond recovery, congressional committees said Friday.
The House intelligence committee cleared the CIA of wrongdoing in the run-up to the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack and its actions during the assault, but said in a newly declassified report Friday that the way the agency wrote the controversial talking points afterwards was “flawed.”
The American University Board of Trustees rejected Friday an option to withdraw fossil-fuel investments from the $550 million endowment, infuriating student activists and handing another defeat to the campus divestment movement.
A window washer in San Francisco fell 11 stories onto a moving vehicle and survived.
The Justice Department said President Obama’s new executive action granting amnesty from deportation to illegal immigrant parents is legal because he limited it to those whose children could eventually petition for them to stay anyway.