MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The final moments of Philando Castile's life revolved around a gun he was licensed to carry and instructed to tell authorities about when stopped.
Castile was killed by a police officer last week during a traffic stop in suburban St. Paul. Castile's girlfriend streamed the aftermath live on Facebook and said he was shot while reaching for his ID after telling the officer he had a gun permit and was armed.
CLEVELAND (AP) — There are war heroes, a casino magnate and even an underwear model in the lineup, yet Donald Trump is relying heavily on his party's establishment to fill the speaking program for next week's Republican National Convention.
The presumptive presidential nominee has approved a convention program that features at least 20 current or former elected officials including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Sen. Ted Cruz....
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man is accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend, then wounding a police officer in subsequent gunfire.
St. Louis prosecutors charged 40-year-old Maurice Hoskins on Thursday with two counts of first-degree murder, five counts of armed criminal action and two counts of assault against a law enforcement officer.
Police Chief Sam Dotson says the gunfire erupted late Wednesday after a confrontation...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After multiple delays, California education officials are moving to comply with the nation's first law requiring public schools to include prominent gay people and LGBT rights milestones in history classes.
A curriculum outline scheduled to be reviewed by the State Board of Education on Thursday would introduce the concepts in second grade with discussions about diverse families and again in fourth grade with lessons on California's role in the gay...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Power-and-blood fantasy saga "Game of Thrones" ruled the Emmy nominations Thursday with a leading 23 bids, including best drama, while a real-life epic of murder and celebrity, "The People v. O.J. Simpson," was close behind with 22 nods.
"Game of Thrones" gets the chance to win its second top Emmy, while "Veep," last year's top comedy winner, also will get another shot at holding office.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Do most drivers engage in some kind of road rage?
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says nearly 8 out of 10 U.S. drivers it surveyed admit expressing anger, aggression or road rage at least once in the previous year. That includes either following too closely, yelling at another driver, cutting them off or making angry gestures.
And an estimated 8 million drivers engaged in more extreme behavior that might be considered "road...