Black man punched by California officer files rights lawsuit

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this...

US: Turkish man charged with serious national security crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says politically connected New York lawyers are using inaccuracies to whitewash charges against a prominent...

A look at the procedures and history of multiple executions

Arkansas sought Monday to become the first state in more than 16 years to carry out a double execution. Two convicted murderers, Jack Jones Jr. and Marcel...

Researchers find unique US Declaration of Independence copy

LONDON (AP) — A unique copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence has been discovered in an unexpected place – England. The copy, similar to...

Hernandez suicide notes ordered released ahead of funeral

AP Photo/Jessica Hill BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez’s family turned out Monday for a private funeral to say their farewells to the...

Condemned men seek appeals even after decades behind bars

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last-ditch court appeals could block the executions of two Arkansas inmates who are scheduled to be put to death Monday after...