The agreement, negotiated by the city of Ferguson, Mo., and the Justice Department, was estimated to cost the city more than $2 million per year. City council altered the plan to reduce that cost.
Bolden grew up in segregated South Carolina. One of his state senators, Strom Thurman, blocked his efforts to get to the Naval Academy, but a Hail-Mary letter to Lyndon Johnson helped him get there.
Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump won convincing victories in New Hampshire. On the Republican side, John Kasich finished second
A dozen congregations are harboring immigrants facing deportation. It echoes the sanctuary movement of the 1980s, when hundreds of churches sheltered Central Americans escaping war and violence.
Hawaii has nearly 250 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne virus since September 2015. State health officials say dengue symptoms include fever, rash, severe headaches and eye, joint and muscle pain.
Though Zika was discovered in 1947, few scientists since had studied the virus. Now, while some check its genes, others turn to placental cells for clues to any link between Zika and birth defects.
The nets that ensnare the giant totoaba fish also trap and kill the world's smallest and rarest mammal: a porpoise called the vaquita.
A federal judge wants the Department of Justice to formally explain why it hasn't been able to meet a deadline set for releasing all of Hillary Clinton's emails from her time as secretary of state.
Lourdes Gourriel Jr. and his older brother Yulieski went missing from their team hotel in Santo Domingo on Monday. Experts saw the potential defection as further sign that Cuban baseball in shambles.
Deep in the woods of New Hampshire, 20 inmates are engaged in a fierce chess tournament in a secluded prison. The prize may be just a paper certificate, but even then, winning means a lot.
In unveiling a sweeping plan to fund and revamp cybersecurity, the president asks citizens to consider using extra layers of security besides the password.
Pop-up dining experiences are cropping up across the country. While diners savor an exclusive meal, chefs get to try out recipes and gauge the local market for their food before opening a restaurant.
Lakatriona "Bernice" Brunson of South Beach Tow fame has been named head football coach at Miami Jackson High School. Former 2 Live Crew rapper Luther Campbell is the new defensive coordinator.
In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, National Intelligence Director James Clapper says "unpredictable instability has become the new normal."
In 1936, the surrealist Meret Oppenheim wrapped a teacup, saucer and spoon in fur. In the age of Freud, a gastro-sexual interpretation was inescapable. Even today, the work triggers intense reactions.
Hit by a string of scandals over food safety controls, McDonald's business in Japan has reported its worst annual results since it went public 15 years ago.
Author Erika Christakis mounts a spirited defense of a four-letter word that, she says, isn't used nearly enough in early classrooms: P-L-A-Y.
Did Rubio do serious damage during Saturday's debate? Does Trump need a better ground game? Will Sanders ride a huge win into other states? And how many more Republicans will leave the race?
So far, 39 of the more than 40 people who died in the quake were residents of the Golden Dragon apartment building in the city of Tainan.
The federal health law is putting farmers in a tough spot. Many contractors supplying workers have to offer health coverage. Insurance is costly, and contractors worry about immigration fallout.