NEW YORK (AP) — Two women accused in New York City's latest homegrown terrorism case may be part of what some experts say is an evolving threat — a greater willingness by women to shed blood in the name of militant Islamic jihad.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — She was an activist for minorities and women, an attorney, professor, author and eventually, the first black woman to be a priest in the Episcopal Church. She influenced some of this country's great minds, including a Supreme Court justice.
Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, have released the full content of racially charged and religiously insensitive emails, including about President Barack Obama, sent between the city’s former court clerk and two ex-police supervisors. The emails, although dating back years before the shooting, were among evidence presented by the Justice Department in a report in March that concluded that racism pervaded the Ferguson Police Department. They were sent and received by Mary Ann Twitty, who was Ferguson’s court clerk, as well as former Ferguson police Captain Rick Henke and former police Sergeant William Mudd. All three were removed from their jobs after the Department of Justice discovered the emails, which prompted an investigation by city officials.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Federal transportation officials are investigating a crash that killed eight members of a Florida church who were riding in a type of van that has raised safety alarms for many years.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, who pleaded not guilty this week to bribery charges, occupies the same seat as the last senator to be convicted of such a charge: Harrison "Pete" Williams.
A video of a traffic stop by police in Philadelphia has gone viral with more than 1 million views. The man in the video says officers abused their power but police are painting a very different picture.
EDITOR'S NOTE: When Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in a farmhouse parlor in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, standing with other war correspondents in the front yard was William Downs MacGregor of The Associated Press.