WASHINGTON - U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, a civil rights champion who over the last quarter century became one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, died on Thursday. He was 68. | Video
Oct 14 The White House Correspondents'
Association has condemned a mock video, shown at a gathering of
U.S. President Donald's Trump's supporters at one of his Florida
resorts, that depicts him slaughtering members of the news media
and political adversaries.
Oct 13 The White House Correspondents’
Association (WHCA) condemned on Sunday a video that depicted a
fake image of U.S. President Donald Trump slaughtering members
of the news media, shown at a gathering of his supporters.
Montgomery, the capital of the southern U.S. state of Alabama, known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement for its 1950s bus boycotts over segregated seating, has elected the first black mayor in its 200-year history. | Video
Police arrested one suspect in a Kansas City, Kan., area bar mass shooting and were hunting for a second gunman early on Monday, in an attack that killed four people and wounded five, police said.
Atlantic City's Mayor Frank Gilliam resigned late on Thursday after pleading guilty to one count of wire fraud, and now faces a 20-year prison sentence for stealing about $87,000 from a youth basketball club, court records showed.
LOS ANGELES Prominent California Democratic Party donor Edward Buck has been charged with operating a drug den after injecting a man with methamphetamine in his West Hollywood home where two other men previously died of apparent overdoses, prosecutors said. | Video
A 14-year-old Alabama boy was charged with five counts of murder on Tuesday in the shooting deaths of his family including three younger children, Limestone County Sheriff's officials said, in the latest high-profile gun crime.
The man who killed seven people and wounded 22 others in a rolling rampage across West Texas on Saturday was fired from his trucking job hours before the massacre, media and officials reported.
Aug 29 Hurricane Dorian churned in the Atlantic,
picking up speed early on Thursday, fueled by warm waters as it
took aim at the U.S. coast and threatened to become a dangerous
category 3 storm.