The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica report that at least 14 cities in Alaska have employed police officers whose criminal records should have prevented them from being hired under state law
An Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic women members of Congress and referred to them as the "Jihad Squad."
A proposed overhaul of federal protection zones along the East Coast would make hundreds of waterfront homes newly eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid
Drivers in Cobb County, Georgia got a little surprise this week when construction workers turned out to be undercover cops, CBS News reports. The helmet-wearing officers aimed to stop drivers from using smartphones behind the wheel, and wrote 170 tickets at one crossing alone in only a few hours, mostly...
C. Elizabeth McCarthy wanted to win a Florida House seat, and she was willing to tell voters a whopper to do so. As the Orlando Sentinel reports, McCarthy said at various campaign events for House District 28 that she was a medical doctor working the Orlando Regional Medical Center ER...
Duterte is to address a joint session of the Philippine Congress where his allies have greater control to press for his priorities like reinstating the death penalty and amending the pro-democracy constitution
The House Judiciary Committee chairman says this week's hearing with special counsel Robert Mueller will highlight findings of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump that he says could warrant impeachment
Charles Edwin "Ed" Smith, who worked as a technician for The Associated Press over a 40-year career that included major sports and political events, has died at age 71.