A comprehensive package of police reform measures cleared the state's General Assembly on Wednesday, including the repeal of police job protections long cited as a barricade to accountability.
A 30-year-old woman is in custody after police found her three children dead in their Reseda home.
After a year of being shut down due to the pandemic, Coney Island's amusement parks have reopened — at a third of their normal capacity. But business owners are glad to see the parks come alive again.
Weeks after the mass shooting in Boulder, Colo., the push for a statewide ban on assault-style weapons is losing steam, even among prominent Democrats who say it is the wrong strategy.
Advocates face steep odds getting a new ban through Congress. If they can succeed, they hope to avoid a repeat of past mistakes that left the original law open to loopholes.
The pandemic is causing another new, yet uniquely American, shortage — ketchup. Heinz says it has to up its production by 25% to meet the demand for the popular condiment.
The court's unsigned order came on a 5-4 vote, preventing the state from enforcing a rule that limits at-home gatherings to no more than three households.
The alleged followers of the extremist movement are accused of conspiring to destroy messages and other records relating to the fatal shootings of two Bay Area law enforcement officers last year.
Hennepin County Medical Examiner Dr. Andrew Baker testified Friday that Floyd's subdual and neck compression by police was more than his body could handle, given his underlying heart conditions.
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with three women who are shaping U.S. economic policy about how the Biden administration plans to tackle economic losses suffered by women in the pandemic.
The CDC has declared racism a "serious threat" to public health. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones, who worked for the CDC and now studies race and health at Emory University.
Leading members of the far-right gang known as the Proud Boys are facing federal conspiracy charges in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Ahead of the riot, members of the group called for "war."
Amazon avoided the prospect of a first unionized warehouse in America, where it's now the second-largest private employer. The vote in Alabama had prompted new interest in unions across the country.
In response to attacks against Asian Americans, there are efforts in some major U.S. cities to pool funds for taxi or app-based rides for people who feel unsafe walking or taking public transport.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed the partial ban on no-knock warrants at a ceremony on Friday as members of Taylor's family looked on.