Florida city where Trayvon Martin died seeks racial injustice reform days before his ninth death anniversary
Commissioners in the city where Black teenager Trayvon Martin was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer nine years ago Friday have agreed to form an advisory committee to study how race, class and gender can lead to social inequities.
Sentences reduced for some men convicted in 1993 WTC bombing
Decades after going to prison, some of the men responsible for the World Trade Center bombing that killed six people 28 years ago Friday are still trying to whittle down their onetime life sentences on the remote chance that they could someday be freed.
Army's first female infantry officer says lowering fitness standards for women would put 'mission at risk'
The woman who became the Army’s first female infantry officer is now speaking out against lowering fitness standards for females in a test that evaluates troops’ combat readiness, arguing that doing so would "not only undermine their credibility, but also place those women, their teammates and the mission at risk."
US firepower in Syria strike is revealed as officials brace for Iran's next move
The U.S. military strike against Iranian proxy forces in Syria was carried out by Air Force F-15 jet fighters dropping a total of seven 500-pound laser-guided bombs, it has emerged Friday -- but not all the original targets were destroyed.
Capitol police officer's family says riot 'trauma' prompted suicide; seeks 'line of duty' designation
The family of U.S. Capitol Police officer Howard Liebengood, who took his own life in the days following the Jan. 6 insurrection, has released a public statement calling for him to be recognized as suffering a line of duty death.
Judge stops South Dakota Gov. Noem from releasing more records in AG's fatal crash after bombshell discovery
A South Dakota judge has barred Gov. Kristi Noem’s office from releasing additional documents and footage in connection with the investigation into a fatal car crash involving the state’s attorney general, just days after footage was released showing the victim's glasses had been discovered inside the official's vehicle.
California man allegedly tried burying wife alive during beach attack following argument, police say
California police arrested a man after his "badly injured" wife called 911 to report that her husband had allegedly tried to kill her by throwing her in the water and then burying her alive, authorities recently said.