Conn. police more likely to use stun guns on minorities

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hispanics shot with stun guns by police in Connecticut in 2015 were more likely to be fired upon multiple times than other racial groups, according to an analysis released Thursday of the first statewide data of police stun gun use in the United...

Publisher: ‘Mein Kampf’ proceeds to aid Holocaust survivors

A Boston-based publishing company has decided to donate proceeds from Adolf Hitler's manifesto to a local organization that works with aging Holocaust survivors….

Tanker hits 3 moored sailboats on Maine-New Hampshire border

NEW CASTLE, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is working to determine why an oil tanker hit three moored sailboats in a river on the Maine-New Hampshire border….

Grizzly kills mountain biker near Glacier National Park

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said….

Teen dies after being shot in face while playing with gun

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 13-year-old Philadelphia boy who was playing with a gun with several other teens has died after he was shot in the face….

LA votes to put $1.2 billion homeless measure on ballot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to place a $1.2 billion bond measure before voters to raise money to fight homelessness….

Alaska governor limits annual oil-wealth checks to $1,000

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Facing a multibillion-dollar deficit, Alaska's governor on Wednesday cut in half the annual checks that give all residents a share of the state's oil wealth, but he kept enough money in place to award everyone a $1,000 payout….

Woman shot by husband at Denver office building dies

DENVER (AP) — A man who killed his estranged wife and himself at a busy downtown Denver office building had become increasingly mentally unstable and was banned from a local airport after he threatened to fly a plane into a building, authorities said Wednesday….

Phoenix to consider closing hiking trails in extreme heat

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix is considering closing its 41 trailheads during extreme temperatures in an effort to prevent deaths and rescues in the desert city….

Lead in water at US House office prompts questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional officials have found lead in the drinking water of a House office building, and a Florida lawmaker is demanding answers….