OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities say someone drove across the Oklahoma Capitol lawn and knocked over a Ten Commandments monument that a group has been suing to have removed, smashing it to pieces.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police said Friday.
(AP) — A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.
Santa Cruz County Sheriff Phil Wowak, whose agency is among two testing the technology, said it will allow the sheriff's office to see whether deputies are in trouble and unable to ask for assistance.
NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who is New York City's first Ebola patient is being praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, as officials stress that the nation's most populous city need not be alarmed by his diagnosis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Pennsylvania joined the expanding ranks of states legalizing gay marriage earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg and Anndee Hochman faced a dilemma.
With same-sex marriage suddenly legal across much of the U.S., the issues they faced are becoming commonplace for many gay people:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An 18-year-old killed earlier this month by a St. Louis police officer was shot several times from behind, the pathologist who performed a private autopsy said Thursday.
(AP) — The two-bedroom home in Gary's Bungalow Heights area went up in the Roaring '20s, when the Indiana steel town was thriving and filled with prosperous subdivisions.
Vann, a convicted sex offender, is charged in the strangulation deaths of the 35-year-old Jones, whose body was found beneath a pile of tires and teddy bears, and 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy, who was found in a Hammond motel.
NIH spokesman John Burklow says Pham will make a brief statement during a news conference late this morning.
Pham is one of two nurses in Dallas who became infected with Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of the virus Oct.
(AP) — The southwest Washington city of Longview tallied the damage Friday from a rare tornado that tore off roofs, broke windows and uprooted trees, leaving residents and officials in disbelief.
The Rebels haven't played this well since 1962, which happens to be the same year troops stood up to mob violence to force the University of Mississippi, under federal court order, to admit James Meredith as its first black student.
(AP) — The top court on the largest American Indian reservation ordered tribal election officials to postpone the Navajo Nation's presidential election and immediately reprint ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified in a language fluency case.
The world's largest online retailer reported a wider third-quarter loss than analysts expected and gave a disappointing holiday forecast.
Investors are increasingly irked by Amazon's strategy of investing heavily in new products and services to spur revenue growth while reporting quarter after quarter of losses or thin profit.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — It has been nearly 11 weeks since Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday.
[...] the reality check:
More Americans have married Kim Kardashian — three — than contracted Ebola in the U.S.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jurors heard from prosecution and defense attorneys — and then from the dying woman herself — as the homicide trial began Thursday for a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with poisoning his neurologist wife.
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police say an airplane and helicopter have collided in mid-air at the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland.
Frederick police Lt. Clark Pennington says the aircraft collided Thursday afternoon.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal will pay $6.4 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by unpaid interns who worked on "Saturday Night Live" and other shows who claim they are owed wages, according to court documents.
(AP) — A rare tornado ripped roofs off buildings, uprooted trees and shattered windows Thursday afternoon in the southwest Washington city of Longview, but there were no reports of injuries.
(AP) — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids.
Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.
Lawn signs touting local and statewide candidates are in full bloom along highways, street corners and other public spaces.
Lessner is one of the Columbus Sign Ninjas, a group that sprang up in the perennial battleground state to take down campaign clutter from public spaces.
DALLAS (AP) — In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies.
(AP) — Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St.
The White House says some officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were already on the ground, with another team expected to have arrived late Thursday.
Obama is asking Cuomo and de Blasio to stay in close touch with Ron Klain, Obama's "Ebola czar," and public health officials in Washington.
The famed athlete's surviving sons have been fighting to move the body to Sac and Fox land in the state where he was born, saying their father expressed a desire to be buried in Oklahoma.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials are investigating paintings and drawings of eerie faces found on rocks across the West in some of the country's most recognizable national parks.
The woman's photographs have sparked a furor online, with people blasting the paintings on websites such as Reddit.
Sponsored by the National Institute of Justice, the National Survey on Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence was conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago, a prominent research center which provided preliminary results to The Associated Press.