Friends of a transgender woman who passed away unexpectedly at the age of 32 were horrified to see her dressed and presented as a man for her open-casket funeral.
A Louisiana family is fighting to protect their dog Zeus after the village of Moreauville passed an ordinance banning pit bulls and Rottweilers.
At least some of the faithful of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta had to feign a sense of surprise when sexual abuse accusations against Bishop Eddie Long first surfaced in 2011. But even those parishioners were shocked when details of the church’s secret settlement with over a dozen young men allegedly victimized by Mr. Long leaked, resulting in a reported payout of over $25 million.
The lead attorney for Michael Brown’s family said Sunday that having a grand jury decide whether or not to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot Mr. Brown earlier this year is unfair.
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.
A rookie Cleveland police officer shot and killed a 12-year-old boy Saturday afternoon after mistaking his airsoft pellet gun for a dangerous weapon.
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.