The weekend shooting took place in the city's Skid Row neighborhood and raised questions about use of force. Authorities say the victim had assumed the identity of someone else — a French national.
A new study in the British Medical Journal finds that non-drug approaches to treating symptoms of dementia work better than using drugs, particularly antipsychotics.
The Justice Department says police and courts in Ferguson, Mo., violated black residents' civil rights because officials saw them as a source of revenue. They were given excessive fines and fees.
The writer-director's new show, premiering Thursday on ABC, opens with the home invasion murder of a war veteran. We learn about the crime through characters diverse viewpoints.
In Nigeria, the Islamist extremists are using more girls and young women in suicide bombings. It's unclear whether the children are taken from among the hundreds the militants have kidnapped.
Changes to workers' compensation laws mean families and government bear more of the costs that result from injuries on the job.
In parts of the city, racial segregation in schools is often a reality. But small parent-led initiatives — one immigrant-led, one native-led — have been working to change perceptions and enrollment.
The 2.8 million-year-old bone may mark the first human branch in the primate family tree. It wasn't just a bigger brain that marked the shift, scientists say. It was also big changes in the mouth.
Russian journalist Yevgenia Albats, who followed Boris Nemtsov's career for 27 years, says he was one of the few Russian political figures willing to directly criticize President Vladimir Putin.
The technique claims to "recharge the batteries" in a woman's eggs using mitochondria from other cells extracted from her ovaries. The clinic's first births are due soon, though other doctors worry.
The Microsoft co-founder says his team found the ship's wreckage in the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. The vessel was sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
In Farmington, N.H., cops cruise the streets looking for good behavior. When they see it, they hand out restaurant coupons. And in Finland, fines are based on income — some can really add up.
An epic study of recipes was conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology. It says Indian dishes contain a little bit of everything — especially of unlike flavors.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says some wealthy foreigners seek to give birth to their children in the U.S. so they will obtain U.S. citizenship.
Over the past decade, states have slashed workers' compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers.
Twelve jurors and six alternates will spend the next several months considering the 30 federal charges against alleged bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev. Prosecutors say they have a mountain of evidence.
As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was attacking a nuclear deal with Iran in a controversial speech to the U.S. Congress, Secretary of State John Kerry sat with his Iranian counterpart in Switzerland, trying to reach a framework agreement outlining what that deal would look like.
Civil rights investigators say police In Ferguson, Missouri, arrest African Americans and charge them more often than white people. Residents of Ferguson say they are happy that someone finally heard the complaints they've been making for years.
A Justice Department investigation finds police and local courts in Ferguson, Missouri, routinely violate the constitution and federal laws. Civil rights investigators cite a pattern of racial bias. The investigation was launched after a Ferguson police officer killed an unarmed African-American man — an incident that prompted weeks of protests. The full report is expected to be released Wednesday.
Former Secretary of State and likely future presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke to a large group of female political donors Tuesday night in Washington, D.C. Clinton asked the crowd of Democratic activists: "Don't you want to see a woman president of the United States?"