WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is hoping to marshal strong global action against climate change at the historic conference in Paris and reassure the world that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments.
Obama is due to arrive in the French capital late Sunday.
He's joining more than 150 world leaders who are assembling for the opening days of a two-week conference. The countries are trying to negotiate an agreement aimed at avoiding a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — At the University of Missouri, officials were slow to handle racial incidents and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened boycott by football players and the resignations of two administrators.
But at the University of Oklahoma, the fallout from a racist chant caught on video was kept to a minimum. The school president acted quickly to expel the students.
Experts say quick action can help defuse campus...
UNDATED (AP) — The critical global climate conference kicks off in Paris tomorrow and President Barack Obama is among world leaders arriving today as he tries to cement a legacy of environmental protection.
Negotiators from 196 countries are seeking an accord that reduces man-made emissions to limit rising sea levels and increasingly extreme weather that is already threatening populations around the world.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for the family of the black 12-year-old boy who was fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer last year have asked a prosecutor to allow their use-of-force experts to testify before the grand jury.
The request follows the release of reports by prosecutors that concluded the shooting was justified because the officers had no way of knowing that Tamir Rice's pellet gun wasn't a real firearm.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors in Ohio have released a frame-by-frame analysis of surveillance camera footage that shows a white Cleveland police officer fatally shooting a black 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun last year.
The enhancement by a video expert will be presented to a grand jury that's been meeting to decide if patrolman Timothy Loehmann should be charged criminally for killing Tamir Rice outside a Cleveland recreation center on November 22, 2014....