Cast as an olive branch by some, the Ferguson police chief's attempt to march with protesters demanding charges in the killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer still erupted into a clash that activists Friday blamed on police missteps.
The Taliban beheaded 12 Afghan civilians, mostly family members of local policemen, in an assault that was part of a week-long offensive that has so far killed 60 people and wounded scores in a remote province in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Friday.
A driver for ride-sharing company Uber is accused of striking a passenger in the head with a hammer during a dispute over the route he was taking, the San Francisco District Attorney's office said Friday.
After the death of fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed when Tony Stewart’s car struck him as Ward walked on an upstate New York dirt track Aug. 9, Stewart might never get back in a sprint car, he told The Associated Press.
Boston point guard Rajon Rondo, a four-time All-Star, had surgery on a broken finger on his left hand. Rondo, 28, is expected to miss from six to eight weeks. Celtics officials said he suffered the injury in a fall at his home.
By socking away less money into a bus-replacement fund, King County Metro Transit might be able to preserve some 250,000 hours of annual bus service, instead of cutting it next year. So says Metropolitan King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove of Des Moines, who plans to introduce an amendment to