Officials at a Montana high school say two students were told to change out of shirts that said "White Power" on the front of one and "Redneck" with a picture of the Confederate battle flag on the other.
Authorities in Ohio's capital say police fatally shot a murder suspect who was seen with a gun in his jacket before he ran from police and was ordered to stop in a confrontation with officers.
Michigan State Police say a man has been killed by troopers in suburban Detroit after he sped away during a traffic stop and later emerged from his vehicle with a gun.
The federal government is again suing a Mississippi strip club, saying its owner still discriminates against black strippers.
An Indiana woman accused of smothering two of her children after abducting them was formally charged with murder Friday.
The NCAA's academic case against North Carolina now has an added step likely to delay resolution a little longer: a procedural hearing.
Police say a man has been indicted on murder and child cruelty charges after his 7-year-old daughter was found dead in a Georgia lake.
The Latest on a Minneapolis shooting incident that left three people dead (all times local): 4:15 p.m.
Omaha police investigating the death of an infant say the baby girl was tossed from a second-story apartment window immediately after her teen mother gave birth to her.
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The catastrophic train crash Thursday in Hoboken, N.J., has renewed debate over technology known as “positive train control” that potentially could have helped avert the disaster that injured over 100 and left one woman dead.
A Mississippi school board is apologizing after the superintendent was quoted saying the district might consider an optional separate school to boost academic achievement among low-income students.
The face of a police officer killed by a drunken driver will appear on ignition interlock devices installed in the vehicles of Maryland motorists convicted of a DUI.
Court records show a man in the country illegally who's accused of a string of crimes that left two dead in the Dallas area had fraudulently obtained a U.S. passport that allowed him to freely travel across the Texas-Mexico border.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is meeting in Hawaii with his counterparts from 10 Southeast Asian nations, even as U.S. relations with the Philippines grow shakier.
Israeli police say forces shot and killed a Palestinian who stabbed a security officer in the West Bank.
Prosecutors say a Maryland man with a 1971 kidnapping conviction is a "person of interest" in a woman's disappearance.
The Latest on the death of a black man after a struggle with police in Pasadena, California (all times local): 12:30 p.m.
Authorities say a man driving under the influence crashed his car through a closed gate onto a ferry and then into the Potomac River.
A hunger-striking former Guantanamo prisoner is threatening to stop drinking liquids to press Uruguay's government into allowing him to leave the South American country.
The latest candidate to be the next secretary-general, European commissioner Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria, will appear before the U.N.
Iceland's Meteorological Office has raised the aviation alert level around the Katla volcano because of seismic activity.
A New Jersey judge has reduced bail for two Pennsylvania residents who were arrested in June with another man for trying to drive into New York City with a cache of weapons.
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Authorities say a "black money" scam led to an evacuation of a Rhode Island waterfront hotel.
For the third time in a week Colombia's largest rebel movement has asked forgiveness from its victims during the country's decades-long conflict.
The Trans Adriatic Pipeline has started building its gas pipeline in Albania.
Mormon leaders are set to deliver spiritual guidance at this weekend's twice-yearly conference as their members in the U.S. grapple with a testy presidential election and followers around the world try to respond to increasing needs of refugees.
Two men who helped integrate college basketball came back to Vanderbilt University this week to share provocative views on the pace of change, take up matters they rarely dared to address as students, and describe the racism they encountered on their journey — indignities they once endured in silence on the Southern campus.
The mother of four siblings slain in their suburban Detroit home called them her "babies" at their funeral and said she loved them.
California Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that he signed two bills that emerged amid national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer who sexually assaulted a woman passed out near a trash bin.
Two people who were appointed to the Nevada Legislature on Friday will play a significant role in whether a nearly $2 billion NFL stadium, and potentially the Raiders, comes to Las Vegas.
A man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing his ex-wife earlier this year and dumping her dismembered body in a central Florida state park.
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The Coast Guard says the number of Cubans intercepted at sea while trying to reach U.S. shores has risen even higher amid Washington's increasing contact with Havana.
Ministers led dozens of people in a prayer for unity, healing and peace Friday in a San Diego suburb following days of angry and sometimes violent protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man.
A Pennsylvania man charged with killing his father and grandmother has been convicted of murder and other charges.
Several Florida high school students face disciplinary action for wearing to school white sheets that resemble Ku Klux Klan garb.
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A former postal worker in Tennessee has reached a plea deal after she was accused of keeping nearly 2,700 pieces of undelivered mail inside her home.
A federal control board on Friday took over Puerto Rico's finances and several government agencies for the first time in the U.S. territory's history in a bid to haul the island out of an acute economic crisis.
Los Angeles County homicide detectives are investigating the death of a black man in Pasadena, and a witness says it occurred after a struggle with police.
The Somali government has accused U.S. forces of carrying out an airstrike earlier this week which killed 13 Somali soldiers.
A police spokesman says armed men have attacked a train carrying security forces in Republic of Congo's Pool region, killing several people.
The Latest on a police shooting of an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb (all times local): 10:50 a.m.
The head of Mexico's central bank says U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump represents a "hurricane" sized threat to Mexico.
A Connecticut woman who drowned her newborn child in a toilet as a teenager in 2006 has been released from prison.
Bosnians will vote Sunday in local elections marked by a battle over who will run the municipalities in the part of the country run by Bosnian Serbs — a pro-European Union coalition or the already ruling separatist party with close ties to Russia.
An Ohio man accused of drowning his 4-month-old daughter in a river while she was strapped in her car seat has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.