CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police asked a judge to seal a photograph of two white officers holding rifles over a black man wearing deer antlers in an effort to protect the unidentified black man's privacy, an argument that sparked skepticism Thursday by some community activists.
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area woman accused of killing a friend with a slow cooker during a political dispute while very drunk pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Thursday in a deal with prosecutors.
WASHINGTON (AP) — During his transition from Florida governor to likely presidential candidate, Jeb Bush served on the boards of or as an adviser to at least 15 companies and nonprofits, a dizzying array of corporate connections that earned him millions of dollars and occasional headaches.
By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory said on Thursday he would veto legislation allowing government officials to refuse to perform marriages by citing religious objections. The measure, passed by the state's Republican-led House of Representatives earlier in the day, would protect those who oppose same-sex weddings from losing their jobs. The Republican governor said no public officials who swore to defend the Constitution and perform their duties of office should be exempt from upholding their oath.