They say a dog is a man's best friend.
One person was shot to death Saturday night in Minneapolis at the same intersection where George Floyd died last year -- an area that has since become a memorial site.
The Police Accountability Board in Rochester, New York, is calling for fundamental changes in the city's police department after police said a Black mother was pepper-sprayed during an arrest, which body camera footage showed took place in front of her 3-year-old child.
When Australia's attorney general last week outed himself as the minister accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in 1988, his denial was emphatic.
Newly-released police body camera footage shows a California man telling Fresno police officers, county sheriff's deputies and paramedics that he can't breathe as they restrain him in the moments before he died in 2017.
A 12-year-old boy was arrested Thursday evening after a series of attempted armed carjackings and one successful one in Washington, DC.
Hours after 13 undocumented migrants were killed in a collision on a desolate stretch of California's Imperial Valley, Hugo Castro said a prayer and planted small crosses on the sandy, rocky edge of the cordoned off highway.
More help is coming soon for the millions of Americans struggling to afford high-speed internet at home, which has become essential for school, work and many other areas of life during the pandemic.
When Brittany Hall from upstate New York received her first Covid-19 vaccine after barely leaving home since last March, she pulled out her phone and took a selfie to mark the occasion. "I cried so hard the lady that helped me had to comfort me," she said in a tweet along with the picture. "…
Amanda Gorman, the nation's first youth poet laureate, said she was "tailed" and told "you look suspicious" by a security guard as she walked home Friday night.
February marked the culmination of a nearly decade-long legal saga that raised national questions about how Canada treats Indigenous women. Cindy Gladue, a 36-year-old Canadian Cree-Métis mother of three, bled to death in a hotel bathtub almost a decade ago.
After applying to more than 20 colleges, one high school senior from Philadelphia has been offered a total of over $1 million in scholarship money.
The first thing you need to know about dropping out of school is that it doesn't happen all at once. Educators say students don't just wake up one day and decide that's it, no more school. It happens slowly. They get a little behind, they get more behind, they can't imagine catching up, so t…
At least six employees of CenterPoint Energy were transported to local hospitals Friday after what the company described as a "natural gas incident."
Just weeks after becoming the first man to walk on the moon, NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong celebrated his 39th birthday in quarantine.
An American flag blew in the South Texas wind as Father Roy Snipes prepared to welcome 100 migrants to the school close to his church.
A Black police officer in Florida was fired this week after footage from his body camera showed him using the n-word during a personal phone call and while making an arrest last November.
For many of Myanmar's ethnic minorities, the bloodshed inflicted across the country's towns and cities this week is a continuation of the oppression they have suffered at the hands of the military for decades.
A woman who says she is the direct descendant of a man and woman pictured in some of the earliest known photographs of enslaved people does not have a property interest in the images, now owned by Harvard University, a Massachusetts judge ruled Tuesday.
Though thousands are still under boil water advisories, about 5,000 customers in Jackson, Mississippi, don't have water service, a decline from earlier this week.
Hattie Blumenberg can't easily get to a mass vaccination center. The 90-year-old woman has limited transportation, and leaving her Chicago home would require someone physically carrying her from the house to a vehicle.
Four elderly sisters in New Jersey haven't been able to have their regular get-togethers during the coronavirus pandemic, but they made an exception to get their Covid-19 vaccinations.
The NASA Perseverance rover has taken its first drive on Mars, traveling about 21 feet and doing a little spin across Jezero Crater. And that first 33-minute test drive on Thursday went "incredibly well," according to Anais Zarifian, Perseverance's mobility test bed engineer.
Several great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against Covid-19 a few weeks after the zoo's gorillas tested positive for the virus.
Eight months ago, Delia Ramos was unable to say goodbye to her husband, Ricardo, in person as he died in the hospital from Covid-19.
The right engine of United Airlines Flight 328 failed with a fiery bang minutes after takeoff last month when the aircraft's pilots throttled up the engines to minimize expected turbulence, National Transportation Safety Board investigators said in an update Friday.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a lower court should reconsider the state's motion to reinstate a third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
The New York State Senate and State Assembly passed a bill to repeal Gov. Andrew Cuomo's expanded emergency executive powers Friday, sending it to the governor's desk.
Civil rights icon Malcolm X's former home in Boston has officially been added to the National Register of Historic Places, further cementing the civil rights leader's place in history.
A New Jersey man was arrested Monday after defacing an ancient rock formation in 2019 with suspected QAnon-related graffiti, according to police in Salem, New Hampshire.
If you're a White person who thinks racism only hurts people of color, the story behind an empty, abandoned swimming pool in Missouri might just change your mind.
The Senate passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan on Saturday, after an all-night “vote-a-rama” and a 12-hour struggle to get one Democrat to support the party’s plan on a critical issue.
Cancer should be a near certainty for whales, the longest-living and largest mammals there are -- but scientists are finding that cetaceans are excellent at protecting themselves against the deadly disease.
A college student struggling with multiple health conditions, a Texas cattle farmer eager to reunite with his 90-year-old mother and a restaurant owner who lost too many friends to the pandemic -- they are among those who got Covid-19 vaccines despite the general lack of trust in vaccines am…
Italy blocked the export of 250,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Australia yesterday, in a dramatic escalation of the dispute between the European Union (EU) and drug giant AstraZeneca. Today, France's health minister said it could also block vaccine shipments in the future but believes in a sh…
Not everyone wants to cook mung bean popsicles. Judy Leung, one of the people behind recipe website The Woks of Life, understands that.
The fourth spacewalk of 2021 was also the fourth spacewalk of two astronauts' careers as they ventured outside of the International Space Station Friday.
Pope Francis has landed in Iraq for a historic tour of the war-ravaged nation, where he is expected to meet with members of the country's dwindling Christian community and draw attention to their plight.
Zin Ko Ko Zaw, 22, killed by a bullet to the head. Ma "Angel" Kyal Sin, 19, fatally shot in the head. Nay Myo Aung, 16, killed by a bullet that pierced his lung.