Bill Clinton had a formidable challenge on Tuesday: to sell the American people on one of the most disliked politicians in political history.
Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all charges against the three officers who still faced trial in the death of Freddie Gray. Previous trials all ended in acquittals.
The man who shot Ronald Reagan in 1981 was ordered released from a mental hospital on Wednesday to live with his mother in Williamsburg, Va. He's now 61.
The characters in Walker's song revolve like celestial bodies around a neighborhood dive bar. A "blitzkrieg celebration" in a Chicago neighborhood on the Fourth of July serves as the video's locale.
After four trials ended without convictions, prosecutors announced Wednesday that they were dropping all remaining charges. Gray died in 2015 after injuries sustained while in police custody.
The folk-pop band builds mountains out of sensitive harmony lines at the Newport Folk Festival. Kam Franklin of Houston soul band The Suffers joined them on a Woody Guthrie-Wilco cover.
Shereen Marisol Meraji and Kat Chow talk to young Asian Americans who crowd-sourced an open letter to their family members, asking them to care about police violence against black Americans.
A federal judge in Washington will allow John Hinckley to leave a mental institution and to live full-time with his mother. Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan and three others in 1981.
"These are the smallest songs you'll hear at this folk festival this year, I think," Shelley said of her set with guitarist Nathan Salsburg. Small songs, perhaps, but each one contained a world.
Syria's public media agency says 140 people were injured — and that the death toll will likely rise.
Melting ice has made it harder to hunt walrus, a traditional staple for Native Alaskans. Warmer temps mean caribou aren't where hunters used to find them. It all adds up to more food insecurity.
Minicomics are kind of a relic — few artists now want to go to the trouble of printing and distributing paper comics. But there are still a few out there that are worth the trouble of hunting down.
In a beautifully animated new video, Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner shows off the poppy side of her sound.
Bill Clinton contrasted the "real" woman he knew and the "cartoon" version sketched by critics at the Republican convention last week — congratulating the Democratic delegates on choosing the former.
President Obama hopes to "pass the baton" to Hillary Clinton — not just because he supports her but because a Republican president could reverse some of his signature initiatives.
The tragic death of the vice president's son derailed his own hopes for the White House. But he once had better approval ratings than Clinton and may have been a more competitive nominee.
Lasers and lava and mummies, oh my! Here are the exhibits that kids and their grown-ups love the most from 10 of the nation's best children's museums.
A Clinton win means that the president's policy legacy is kept intact, but a Trump victory makes the election all about a backlash to Obama's tenure.
A Key West bar holds an annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest. For the first time, an actual Hemingway won. Dave Hemingway (no relation) says he also likes to fish, drink and have a good time.
As Democrats formally nominated Hillary Clinton, some Bernie Sanders supporters walked out of the convention in protest. Meanwhile, Donald Trump has been mocking disunity in the Democratic Party.