Kentucky lawmaker: 'Rioting' needs a new legal definition

Sep 28, 2020

A state lawmaker says she will propose changing Kentucky's legal definition of rioting after Democratic state Rep. Attica Scott was charged with a felony rioting count while participating in Louisville protests for racial justice

China fires back at US over environment, South China Sea

Sep 28, 2020

U.S.-China friction has flared again, with Beijing firing back at accusations by Washington that it is a leading cause of global environmental damage and has reneged on its promise not to militarize the South China Sea

Police: Shooting outside Detroit strip club leaves 6 wounded

Sep 28, 2020

Police say a shooting outside a Detroit strip club has left six people wounded

Amazon to kick off holiday shopping with October Prime Day

Sep 28, 2020

Amazon is looking to kickstart holiday shopping early this year

Governor seeks review of police protest response in Oregon

Sep 28, 2020

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says she has asked law enforcement leaders to review “any alleged incidents” involving their officers during a protest in Portland late Saturday into early Sunday

Authorities: Man requested money to shoot Louisville police

Sep 28, 2020

He allegedly made the request on a Facebook Live video.

Today in History

Sep 28, 2020

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 28, the 272nd day of 2020. There are 94 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 28, 1928, Scottish medical researcher Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first effective …

Louisville protests continue in Breonna Taylor's name

Sep 27, 2020

A crowd marched in Louisville’s streets chanting “Breonna Taylor, say her name” on Sunday evening, the fifth night of protests after a grand jury declined to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor

Organizer arrested after driving car into California protest

Sep 27, 2020

Anti-racism demonstration organizer jailed on suspicion of attempted murder.

Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

Sep 27, 2020

He opened fire because Blake turned to the officer holding a knife, lawyer says.

Arrests in Portland protest follow fairly calm rally

Sep 27, 2020

Several people in Portland, Oregon were arrested in anti-police brutality protests that continued into early Sunday, hours after demonstrations ended with few reports of violence

With anger at police high, officers face greater danger

Sep 27, 2020

Recent shootings of officers and scores injured in protests are stark reminders.

Deadly microbe water warning lifted for final Texas city

Sep 27, 2020

Environmental officials in Texas have lifted a warning for a final Houston-area community to stop using tap water because it might be tainted with a deadly brain-eating microbe, but with a warning that the water should be boiled before being consumed

Police arrest dozens during unauthorized Maryland car rally

Sep 27, 2020

Confrontations between participants and police were captured on videos.

Average US gas price falls a penny to $2.25/gallon

Sep 27, 2020

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell a penny over the past two weeks to $2.25 per gallon