Surveillance video shown in the trial of Philip Chism, a former Massachusetts high school student accused of raping and killing his algebra teacher, shows him following the woman moments before her slaying.
Recent testing on the teeth, hair and bones of a woman and three girls whose bodies were crammed into two metal barrels has yielded information that New Hampshire authorities hope can finally give them their names back -- more than 30 years after they were killed.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch says there's no data to support the "Ferguson effect," the contention that criticism of policing tactics are prompting officers to hold back and is therefore leading to a spike in crime.
More than half the nation's governors -- 27 states -- say they oppose letting Syrian refugees into their states, although the final say on this contentious immigration issue will fall to the federal government.
Sometimes in the history of a religion there are moments of decision â€” events that set the course of the group for generations. Today, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) are living through such a moment.