He gave teenagers their own keys and 24-hour access to the police department. He forged the police chief's signature to obtain surplus military equipment. He often refused to wear his police uniform on duty in favor of camouflage fatigues. And he spent most of his workday on a police-sponsored youth program that he was supposed to run on his own time.
The U.S. military is "reasonably certain" its drone strike in Syria killed the masked Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John," who appeared in several videos depicting the beheadings of Western hostages.
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Friday vowed to suspend a program that gives work visas to highly skilled immigrants, reversing his position on the program as part of an aggressive immigration plan designed to appeal to the GOP's most conservative wing.
Iowa supporters' response to Donald Trump's 95-minute eruption? An "ugh" and a shrug.
Bring on Donald Trump, and Ben Carson, too.
Discount retailer Family Dollar is recalling 32,000 ceramic wax warmers after some users said it created high flames, causing burns and property damage.
A U.S. drone strike targeted a vehicle in Syria believed to be transporting the masked Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John, according to American officials.
It's not always the slurs and the other out-and-out acts of racism. It's the casual, everyday slights and insensitivities.
Federal and state authorities have charged a uniformed Secret Service officer from Maryland with sending obscene images and texts to someone he thought was a young Delaware girl, sometimes sending online communications while on duty at the White House.
Healing a campus riven by student protests over race relations and recent online terror threats isn't just a mandate for interim University of Missouri system president Mike Middleton. It's also deeply embedded in his history.
College athletes have more power than ever before, almost everyone can agree on that. What is up for debate is whether that will lead to overdue change, or whether it will throw programs into turmoil.
New Mormon church rules targeting gay members and their children have triggered a firestorm of backlash from church members of all political backgrounds.
Security camera footage of a deadly Israeli arrest raid in a West Bank hospital on Thursday gave a rare glimpse into the murky undercover units that Israel contends are a key tool in preventing violence and Palestinians revile as a ruthless symbol of Israeli occupation.
Republican presidential contender Ben Carson has maintained a business relationship with a close friend convicted of defrauding insurance companies and testified on his behalf, even as the candidate has called for such crimes to be punished harshly.
A woman charged in the death of her infant daughter -- who authorities say was killed by an 8-year-old boy -- disputes allegations that she left the children home alone, her attorney said Wednesday.
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz says he wants to do away with government support for the sugar industry -- a veiled dig at rival Marco Rubio, the Florida senator who has long supported sugar growers.
As proof that he can successfully and humanely deport the estimated 11 million people living in the country illegally, Republican presidential contender Donald Trump often touts the efforts of the Eisenhower administration in the 1950s.
Obesity is still rising among American adults, despite more than a decade of public-awareness campaigns and other efforts to get people to watch their weight, and women have now overtaken men in the obese category, new government research shows.
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