Video released by an oversight agency shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting an unarmed, autistic man during an incident initially described as an armed confrontation.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s doctor confirmed she was hospitalized during a 2015 trip to Colorado, but Ivey disputed a statement from the state’s former top law enforcement officer that she had suffered a mini-stroke
Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke are wasting little time laying into each other in the second and final scheduled debate of a Texas Senate race that has become one of the country’s hottest _ even as polls suggest it may not stay close
Saudi Arabia is paying influential lobbyists, lawyers and public relations experts nearly $6 million a year to engage U.S. officials and promote the Middle East nation
President Donald Trump tells the AP he is not to blame if Republicans lose the House in November
Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has resigned over unspecified inappropriate comments, complicating what was already a difficult re-election fight for Gov. Bill Walker
A pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature was found dead hours after his 72nd birthday bash
Voting rights groups say officials in one of Georgia’s most diverse counties are improperly rejecting absentee ballots cast in the state’s nationally watched governor’s race
Former Congresswoman Mary Bono steps down as interim president of USA Gymnastics after just 4 days on job
Group representing black voters is suing the election commission in Tennessee’s largest county, which includes Memphis, after thousands of registrations were deemed invalid by the commission
The Canadian government will announce it will pardon those with a pot possession record of 30 grams or less as Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace on Wednesday.
Chief Justice John Roberts stresses the need for the judicial branch to remain independent from the ‘political branches’ of government
China characterized its mass internment of Muslims as bringing into the “modern, civilized” world a destitute people who are easily led astray, a depiction seen as having troubling colonial overtones
A three-judge panel says changes made to North Carolina’s elections board over the last year were unconstitutional, but said the board can remain in place through the November elections