In video classes teachers parse clues to student wellbeing

Christi Brouder had finally gotten her 10-year-old daughter settled on the hallway floor with a laptop and signed into a video class on Google Meet when the girl's 6-year-old brother leaped over compu...

AP Road Trip: In Mississippi, Black voters face many hurdles

Meridian, Miss. (AP) — The old civil rights worker was sure the struggle would be over by now. He’d fought so hard back in the ’60s. He’d seen the wreckage of burned churches, and t...

Opinion: France's difficult struggle against Islamism

In late September, France was shocked by a knife attack outside the former offices of the satirical journal Charlie Hebdo in Paris. After a few months of calm, Islamist terrorism had returned to haunt...

Man faces state, federal charges in death of Houston officer

HOUSTON (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a Houston police officer during a domestic disturbance call is facing both state and federal charges and could face the death penalty, authorities anno...

TV guard's lawyer: Evidence of self-defense in shooting

DENVER (AP) — A lawyer representing a television station security guard who shot and killed a demonstrator during opposing right- and left-leaning rallies this month told a judge Wednesday that there ...

Danish sub killer denies he had help in prison break attempt

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish man convicted of murdering a Swedish journalist on his homemade submarine was remanded to custody Wednesday after he confessed to threatening several people as he a...

Cop may face charges in killing of autistic Palestinian

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prosecutors on Wednesday recommended charging a police officer with reckless killing in the deadly shooting of an autistic Palestinian man in Jerusalem's Old City earlier this...

France awards Legion of Honor to slain schoolteacher

Mourners gathered at the Sorbonne University in Paris on Wednesday for a high-level ceremony dedicated to late Samuel Paty. The history teacher wasbeheaded by an 18-year-old Moscow-born ethnic Chechen...

Police: Florida man fatally shoots twin brother

GULFPORT, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man fatally shot his twin brother while they were joking around in an SUV, authorities said. Thomas Parkinson-Freeman, 23, was arrested early Monday m...

Police: Houston officer killed in shooting, another wounded

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer was killed and a teenager and another officer were wounded Tuesday when a man opened fire on law enforcement responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorit...

Doctor asks court to dismiss murder indictment in 25 deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers for the Ohio hospital doctor charged with murder in 25 patient deaths accused the prosecutor of misconduct and asked Tuesday that the court dismiss the indictment handed ...

Danish submarine murderer Madsen caught after escaping prison

The Danish man who killed Swedish journalist Kim Wall managed to break out of prison on Tuesday, but was quickly apprehended by the police, authorities said. The convict, Peter Madsen, wielded an obj...

Duterte: Hold me responsible for killings in drug crackdown

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has said he accepts responsibility for the thousands of killings committed during police operations in his crackdown on drugs, adding that he ...

Memorial march to be held near Paris to honor slain teacher

PARIS (AP) — A memorial march will be held Tuesday evening near Paris in homage to the history teacher who was beheaded last week, while French police said 16 people remain in custody as part of the i...

France shutters mosque in Paris after teacher's beheading

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin on Tuesday ordered the closure of a mosque in northeastern Paris as part of a crackdown on radical Islam following the murder of a teacher. History teacher Sa...