Doctors: Warmer world is unhealthier place for children

WASHINGTON (AP) — Children are growing up in a warmer world that will hit them with more and different health problems than their parents experienced, an international report by doctors said. ...

New York City wrestles with surge of violent police clashes

NEW YORK (AP) — A surge in violent police clashes has left a trail of bodies across New York City, stoking tensions between officers and critics who say they have been too quick to use deadly force. ...

Hundreds mourn slain girl at funeral in Alabama's major city

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of people packed an Alabama church to overflowing Sunday for the funeral of a girl who police say was killed after being kidnapped from a birthday party. ...

Reformed Sinckler inspiring, changing perceptions at RWC

TOKYO (AP) — Raised on an inner-city public housing project and educated at a state school, Kyle Sinckler hardly fits into the widely held stereotype of English rugby being a sport for the well-heeled...

3rd child dies following apartment fire in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A fire that ravaged a St. Louis apartment where three small children were left alone has now claimed the lives of all three children, police said Tuesday. Police sai...

The Latest: 2nd child dies after St. Louis apartment fire

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a fatal St. Louis fire (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A second child has died after she and two other small children were reportedly le...

Woman in custody after St. Louis fire that killed infant

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman is in police custody after an apartment fire in St. Louis that killed an infant girl and left two other girls in critical condition, children who had been left home alone. ...

Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who fatally shot a black woman while she was inside her home was arrested Monday and charged with murder. Here's a ...

Killing conviction tossed, man freed after 26 years

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who spent over a quarter-century behind bars while professing his innocence in a New York City killing was cleared Thursday after prosecutors said they no longer believe the key ...

Jury awards $4.8M in fatal shooting of Chicago man by guard

CHICAGO (AP) — The mother of a Chicago man fatally shot by a security guard at a public housing complex has been awarded nearly $5 million in her lawsuit against a security company. ...

Housing woes push into 2020 debate from Nevada and beyond

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The need for affordable housing is gaining attention in the 2020 presidential campaign as Democrats step up with ideas to restrain prices. The issue hasn't dominated...

Heat wave forecast prompts Chicago public housing checks

Public housing officials in Chicago are planning wellbeing checks on residents as the heat and humidity are expected to mount to dangerous levels as part of a wave of sweltering weather covering a sub...

Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

Federal prosecutors said they aren't bringing criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — "I can't breathe...

Mobile home residents hit with soaring rent after hurricanes

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — For eight years, James Lesane paid what he could for his mobile home lot rental every month — $150. But in February, five months after Hurricane Florence flooded the Lumberton r...

Japan’s Ibaraki to issue civil union pact to same-sex couples from July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The governor of Ibaraki Prefecture (茨城) in Japan announced on Monday (June 24) it will begin issuing civil union certificates to same-sex couples from July 1, reported Central ...