A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday.
The federal government's withering report on the Ferguson Police Department issued a stern mandate to city leaders: Reform your law-enforcement practices and rebuild relations with the black community.
Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group today, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit within hours, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area.
A mob stormed a prison in northeastern India, dragged away and lynched a man accused of rape, police said Friday.
All of the nation's 31 largest banks are adequately fortified to withstand a severe U.S. and global recession and keep lending, the Federal Reserve said Thursday.
Weather permitting, Falcon Contracting could resume overlaying streets in Columbus next week.
A Columbus native has qualified for the Miss United States pageant.
A West Point woman is facing charges of exploitation during her employment at a Columbus nursing home.
Freezing precipitation began before daybreak in parts of the Golden Triangle and the forecast called for the cold, ice and snow to get worse through at least noon today.
Columbus has 17 hotels. It's gaining another.
A Macon service station attendant shot Monday night during an armed robbery has died.
Ten applicants, including five Starkville firefighters, are vying to become the city's next fire chief, Personnel Director Randy Boyd confirmed Wednesday.
A knife attack today that injured the U.S. ambassador to South Korea is only the latest act of political violence in a deeply divided country where some protesters portray their causes as matters of life and death.
When the nation's first black president steps onto the Edmund Pettus Bridge to honor the marchers beaten there 50 years ago, he'll be standing on a structure that's at once synonymous with the civil rights struggle and a tribute to a reputed Ku Klux Klan leader.
Alabama's stand against same-sex marriage regained ground Wednesday after the state's highest court ruled that its ban remains legal.
When word began to spread about a proposed ban on a popular type of ammunition, the market responded faster than a speeding bullet.
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson expects the price of oil to remain low over the next two years because of ample global supplies and relatively weak economic growth.
The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy.
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