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BALTIMORE (AP) — A mother who was caught on video smacking her 16-year-old son around after he threw objects at police said when they made eye contact, he knew he was in trouble. "I'm a no-tolerant mother. Everybody that knows me, know I don't play that," Toya Graham, a single...
HONOLULU (AP) — A park ranger used a Taser on a man flying a drone over a lake of lava at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, then arrested the man in front of several hundred people after telling him that flying an unmanned aircraft at a national park is prohibited. Crowds have...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of people protested outside the Japanese Consulate in San Francisco, calling on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to apologize for his country's treatment of people from other Asian countries during World War II. Tuesday's protest comes days before the...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Exactly one year after a botched lethal injection, attorneys for other Oklahoma death row inmates were set to ask the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to outlaw a sedative used in the procedure — a ruling that could force several states to either find new...
HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service says a ranger did what was necessary when he used a stun gun on a man flying a drone over a lake of lava. Crowds have been flocking to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to watch a steadily rising lava lake at the summit of Kilauea volcano...
SEATTLE (AP) — All climbers on the Nepal side of Mount Everest have left the mountain and the climbing season is over following a deadly earthquake that left thousands dead in Nepal and dozens of climbers killed or injured after an avalanche swept across the basecamp area,...
INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) — Students lining up at now-closed Corinthian Colleges are being told that if their credits are transferred to another school they won't qualify to have their loans discharged. That puts many in a difficult situation: If they find a college willing to...
Families who lost loved ones following interactions with police have often done some of their grieving in public and called for peaceful protests of law enforcement activity in black communities. Here's a closer look at how some relatives reacted in notable cases involving black...
WASHINGTON (AP) — There was a new chef and new china on the menu for Tuesday's big White House dinner for Japan — and chopsticks at the ready for guests brave enough to go there. Guest chef Masaharu Morimoto, of TV's "Iron Chef" fame, worked with the White House culinary team to...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's competition watchdog has U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's in its sights. The...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's competition watchdog has U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's in its sights. The...
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. (DIS) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $2.11...
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A St. Charles County man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing a man...
The whole story, according to Gawker: Baltimore Cops Deny Shooting Man During Chaotic Arrest Captured on Video
HONOLULU (AP) — A remote peninsula that has been the home of leprosy patients since the 19th century could be...