HIROSHIMA, Japan -- Hiroshi Shimizu was just 3 years old when the United States dropped the first-ever atomic bomb on his hometown seven decades ago. He can still describe it in vivid detail.
He and his mom had just come ...Read more
There's a lot more going on at U.S. colleges these days than just studying.
On any given day, 1.2 million full-time students are drinking alcohol and more than 703,000 are using marijuana, according to a report released ...Read more
The California Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday to uphold a sentence of 50 years to life for an inmate who was 16 when he fatally shot another teenager in 2011.
The court said a recent state law giving such ...Read more
It began with racist taunts and pranks, escalated to physical harassment and ended, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Idaho, in a horrific act of rape by three white high school football players against ...Read more
VENTURA, Calif. -- Who knows if the purported debate between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders will come off?
The Republican seemed to be half-joking when he suggested at a North Dakota appearance that he'd debate Sanders, ...Read more
SAN YSIDRO, Calif. -- A surge of Haitian migrants has been arriving at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in recent days, hoping for admission to the United States. They were among hundreds camped out inside the port's ...Read more
Hours after effectively clinching the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump vowed Thursday to withdraw the United States from the historic Paris agreement among 195 nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions in an ...Read more
Ku Klux Klan group tries to use NC transgender bathroom law to recruit members
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Roxboro police are investigating Ku Klux Klan fliers distributed this week that encourage supporters of House Bill 2 to join ...Read more
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- More than three years after five women were killed when they were trapped in the back of a burning limousine, a jury on Thursday determined the life of one of them was worth $6.5 million.
But her ...Read more
LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has called for the suspension of an internal state investigation into the Flint drinking water crisis after Attorney General Bill Schuette complained it was complicating -- and ...Read more
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