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Federal autopsy on Michael Brown: No surprises

Federal autopsy on Michael Brown: No surprises

A federal autopsy in the Ferguson police shooting reached similar conclusions to those performed by local officials and a private examiner hired by 18-year-old Michael Brown’s family, documents show. The…

Another night of violent protests in Berkeley

Another night of violent protests in Berkeley

Raucous demonstrations hit Berkeley’s streets for a second straight night as protesters angered by police killings in Missouri and New York clashed with officers, vandalized businesses and even fought with…

Who gassed the ‘furries?’

Who gassed the ‘furries?’

Investigators were looking into the release of a gas that sickened several hotel guests and forced thousands of people — many dressed as cartoon animals for a convention — to…

More American troops than planned in Afghanistan

More American troops than planned in Afghanistan

The United States will keep about 1,000 more troops in Afghanistan than planned early next year to fill a temporary NATO troop gap in the new mission to train and…

Washington Post reporter charged in Iran

Washington Post reporter charged in Iran

A Washington Post reporter detained in Iran for more than four months was formally charged Saturday after a day-long proceeding in a Tehran courtroom, the newspaper reported. Jason Rezaian, the…

Failed rescue attempt for one drawn to ‘wanderlust’

Failed rescue attempt for one drawn to ‘wanderlust’

Luke Somers, an American who was killed during a rescue attempt against his al-Qaida captors in Yemen, had been working as a freelance photographer and editor in that country, and…

Exceptions to new ‘no profiling rules’

Exceptions to new ‘no profiling rules’

  Federal agents who guard the border and screen passengers at airports would be exempt from new racial profiling guidelines that must be observed by the FBI and other law…

Ashton Carter brings a different look to the Pentagon

Ashton Carter brings a different look to the Pentagon

The experiences that Ashton Carter would bring to the job of defense secretary are vastly different from Chuck Hagel’s in several important ways, starting with the fact that Carter is…

Clearing New York cop of death sparks protests nationally

Clearing New York cop of death sparks protests nationally

Thousands and thousands of diverse people united by anger took to the streets from New York City to San Francisco for a second straight night to protest a grand jury…

A white mayor deals with New York racial tensions

A white mayor deals with New York racial tensions

He is a white man with a black son, a mayor elected on a campaign centered on mending relations between the nation’s largest police force and the communities of color…