Race and the death penalty: Arguments ongoing in…

Four death row prisoners will argue to North Carolina's highest court that racial bias so infected their trials that they should be resentenced to life in prison as attorneys revive arguments about a repealed law on race and capital punishment.

New online tool to track Chicago gun suspects…

A dispute over an online Chicago police database that keeps track of people accused of gun-related crimes stems from a larger disagreement over changes to the city's bond system

Nebraska Supreme Court Approves Keystone XL…

The Keystone XL Pipeline would carry crude oil from Canada to southern Nebraska.

Correction: Red Flag Laws story

Young Americans embrace socialism, even among…

A wave of young Americans is beginning to openly embrace socialism

Mexico Finds Son Wanted in Deaths of ex-NFL…

The son of a former NFL player and his wife who were found dead in their home has been arrested in Mexico after a manhunt. Dylan Bennett had called a sheriff in Minnesota on Saturday to say he was going to turn himself in to the FBI, ABC reports. But...

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Ask The Experts: The Flaw In Calling Communities…

It's not just the stigma of calling a community a "desert." It's taking an incredibly complex problem and boiling it down to income and space.

US exports to lobster-loving China go off cliff…

America's lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift seafood business north to Canada

Man charged with murder in shooting of Illinois…

A man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of an Illinois state trooper who was shot while serving a search warrant

Funeral held for 9-year-old Detroit girl killed…

A private funeral Mass has been held for a 9-year-old Detroit girl who was killed by three dogs while she rode her bike

Walmart To Completely Remodel El Paso Store After…

Walmart is planning to revamp nearly everything inside the store — including the layout, flooring and fixtures.

Tropical storm warning issued for Barbados as Dorian nears

The government of Barbados has issued a tropical storm warning as the fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season gets closer to the Lesser Antilles

Black Government Worker's Office 'Targeted' in…

A black employee's office at the US Department of Education has been vandalized in what looks like a racially motivated attack, NBC News reports. The employee hasn't been identified, but her school desegregation poster was damaged and African figurines disfigured. "She had some dolls in her office that were decapitated,...

New plan cuts more than $1B off New York rail…

New York and New Jersey have submitted a plan that cuts more than $1 billion off the cost of a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River

Jail Workers Subpoenaed In Jeffrey Epstein…

Reports about the subpoenas came after Attorney General William Barr said some witnesses were being uncooperative.

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Texas trooper dies months after being shot at crash scene

A state trooper has died more than four months after he was shot while investigating a vehicle collision in South Texas

After underwhelming first year, can casino…

Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino is throwing itself a birthday bash with Aerosmith, New England Patriots cheerleaders and a huge cake

ICE Blocks Immigrant Hotline After TV Characters…

Less than two weeks after characters in Orange is the New Black discussed a hot line detained immigrants can call for help, ICE took the line down. Six actors from the show are among the people who signed a cease-and-desist letter sent to the acting director of ICE to try...

CDC Warns Of New Salmonella Strain Resistant To…

The CDC says infections were linked to Mexican-style soft cheese obtained in Mexico and beef obtained in the U.S.

Police: 7 adults shot at child's birthday party in Maryland

A Maryland police chief says seven adults were injured when shots were fired at a child's birthday party a few miles southeast of the nation's capital

Frustrated with event ticketing? New ventures try…

With fans frustrated over everything from sold-out events to large markups of ticket prices on the secondary market, some event organizers are partnering with new companies that offer solutions

Dayton shooter's friend loses another bid to get…

A friend of the Dayton gunman who investigators say bought body armor and an ammunition magazine used in the shooting has lost a second attempt to get out of jail

Illinois Governor Signs The Immigrant Tenant…

​The law bars landlords from evicting or otherwise retaliating against tenants on the basis of their immigration status or citizenship.

Ex-congressman Gary Ackerman accused of violating a teenager

Former U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman is accused of violating a teenager at a Boy Scout camp more than five decades ago

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A Psychologist Removed Epstein From Suicide Watch

It was a "doctoral-level psychologist" who determined Jeffrey Epstein should be removed from suicide watch, the Justice Department revealed late Friday, according to USA Today . The billionaire financier was found dead in his cell at the federal Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan August 10 as he awaited trial on charges...

Biden Poses an Unexpected Hypothetical

Joe Biden had an odd, and jarring, rhetorical question for voters at a New Hampshire town hall Friday. While discussing the assassinations of his "political heroes," Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., during what NBC News calls a "meandering discussion" at the Dartmouth College event, the 2020 Democratic...

Ruling In Johnson & Johnson Opioid Suit Expected…

Oklahoma's AG wants Johnson & Johnson to pay out $17 million for its alleged role in fueling the state's opioid crisis.