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Jordanian crashes small plane into CT neighborhood intentionally
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Jordanian crashes small plane into CT neighborhood intentionally

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (UPI) -- A small airplane that crashed into a Connecticut neighborhood appears to have been flown into the ground intentionally, federal authorities said Wednesday. The twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca went down in East Hartford on Tuesda...
Agitators clash with Portland police as council OKs new contract
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Agitators clash with Portland police as council OKs new contract

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police used pepper spray and made arrests as demonstrators stormed City Hall in Portland, Oregon on Wednesday and tried to stop the City Council from voting on a new police contract that includes more pay for officers and raised questions...
NY Times finds  2 Hillary supporters who say Trump groped them 30 yrs. ago
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NY Times finds 2 Hillary supporters who say Trump groped them 30 yrs. ago

Two women have accused Donald Trump of inappropriately touching them in yet another October surprise for the Republican just days after being heard making vulgar remarks about women on tape more than a decade ago. The New York Times last night named the two...
2 Boston police officers critical after domestic call, armored rifleman dead
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2 Boston police officers critical after domestic call, armored rifleman dead

UPDATE: Police identify dead suspect in shooting of 2 Boston officers The suspect in the shootings of two Boston police officers has been identified by police as Kirk Figueroa, 33, of East Boston. Figueroa is listed on Elitepolicing.org's website as the ...
Lame duck president announces goal of sending humans to Mars by 2030
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Lame duck president announces goal of sending humans to Mars by 2030

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday published an opinion piece outlining plans for the United States to send humans to Mars by the 2030s -- and bring them back. Obama said the government and private companies in the United States are worki...
Take down 'racist' Theodore Roosevelt statue, agitators tell New York museum
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Take down 'racist' Theodore Roosevelt statue, agitators tell New York museum

Hundreds of activists gathered at the American Museum of Natural History on Monday to take down the “racist” statue of Theodore Roosevelt and an urgent call to rename Columbus Day. More than 200 people cheered outside the museum as activists covered the sta...
Islamic woman who wouldn't shake male boss' hand sues for $1 million after firing
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Islamic woman who wouldn't shake male boss' hand sues for $1 million after firing

A woman of Islamic faith who was hired as a case manager at Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare has filed a $1 million lawsuit against her former employer -- claiming she was fired after she refused to shake the hand of a male boss, wore a head scarf on the job and...
Will these Chicago PD policy changes endanger police officers?
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Will these Chicago PD policy changes endanger police officers?

The Chicago Police Department, pressured by a U.S. Justice Department investigation and public outrage over police misconduct, has unveiled proposed policy changes aimed at cutting down on the kinds of controversial uses of force that have plagued the city. ...
Will the Supreme Court allow claims of racial bias to violate secrecy of the jury room?
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Will the Supreme Court allow claims of racial bias to violate secrecy of the jury room?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday suggested that racial bias in the jury room may trump the centuries-old legal principle of secrecy in jury deliberations. The justices heard an appeal from an immigrant in Colorado who was convicted by a jury ...
DOJ times Arpaio contempt case less than month before election
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DOJ times Arpaio contempt case less than month before election

PHOENIX (AP) -- The U.S. Justice Department's promise to file a criminal contempt-of-court charge against the longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix comes less than a month before the 84-year-old lawman will learn whether he gets a seventh term in office. Sherif...