A state investigation of a white state trooper’s actions in the arrest of Sandra Bland, a black motorist who later died in custody, found that the trooper was rude toward Bland and failed to follow standard procedures in his handling of the woman.
China has ordered 31 people to be placed under “coercive measures” for a collapse last year at a construction site that killed 73 people, the state news agency reported Saturday.
Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white police officer in the shooting death of a black man turned violent late Friday, as about 1,000 demonstrators surrounded the home of the city’s mayor.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has invited world leaders to a special event Monday on preventing sexual exploitation and abuse — an issue that has left a black mark on the U.N.’s far-flung peacekeeping operations and persists despite U.N. vows to combat the scourge.
A Texas man was reportedly captured on video on Monday abandoning a 1-year-old dog on the side of a road in southern Dallas, The Houston Chronicle reported.
The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Tropical Storm Norma has strengthened into a hurricane over the Pacific Ocean on a route that should take it to the Los Cabos resorts at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula by l…
In most cases, the conviction of a Thai man trafficking rhino horns through a bizarre scheme that involved hiring prostitutes to pose as trophy hunters would have marked the end of the story.
The suffocation death of a 1½-year-old girl, whose body was found underneath a couch in her suburban Chicago home after she’d been reported missing, has been ruled a homicide, a coroner’s office announced Friday.
The Latest on a young immigrant charged with murder (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Federal immigration authorities say a suspect in the slaying of a popular San Francisco community activist had a monitoring device removed from his ankle four days after t…
An environmental activist who acknowledges dumping paint over Wall Street’s iconic “Charging Bull” statue has been arrested.
Guatemalan lawmakers has repealed a recently passed bill that reduced the punishment for illegal campaign financing and set off a storm among government opponents who called it a major reversal in the fight against impunity.