- The Latest: 12 injured in Planned Parenthood shooting Updated: Nov-28-15 7:05 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - The latest on the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. (All times local):
- Inmate at Montana State Prison dies after extended illness Updated: Nov-28-15 6:48 pm
DEER LODGE, Montana - Officials say a 75-year-old inmate at Montana State Prison has died following an extended illness.
- Suspect in Colorado attack called recluse who left few clues Updated: Nov-28-15 6:33 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - A gunman who police say staged a deadly attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic was a recluse who stashed food in the woods, avoided eye contact, warned neighbors about government spying and passed out anti-Obama pamphlets, those who knew him said.
- Relapsed and forced out, sober home residents die in motels Updated: Nov-28-15 5:43 pm
DELRAY BEACH, Florida - When 20-year-old Nicole Cronin relapsed in 2012 at Halfway There, a Delray Beach sober home, employees told her she couldn't stay and dropped her off at a cheap motel.
- Carson after tour: Syrian refugees don't want to come to US Updated: Nov-28-15 4:46 pm
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan - After touring refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries.
- New pilot program aims to help dementia patients in Virginia Updated: Nov-28-15 4:28 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - The University of Virginia and a local aging services group are teaming up to lead a pilot program to help dementia patients that officials hope will become a model for communities across the state.
- Elderly man sues Greenwich police for alleged brutality Updated: Nov-28-15 4:18 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A 76-year-old man has filed a lawsuit alleging a Greenwich police officer threw him against his car and kicked him after pulling him over for using his cellphone while driving.
- Functional end to veteran homelessness to grow in New Mexico Updated: Nov-28-15 4:02 pm
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - Las Cruces is among 13 cities in the country to functionally end veteran homelessness, and advocates say Albuquerque and Santa Fe aren't far behind.
- Burger King manager: Police erased video of Chicago shooting Updated: Nov-28-15 4:00 pm
CHICAGO - A Burger King manager who accuses Chicago police of erasing surveillance video in the case of a black teenager shot last year by a white officer says he has testified before a federal grand jury investigating the shooting.
- Boy injured in shooting helps fight Louisville gun violence Updated: Nov-28-15 3:37 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A 10-year-old boy injured in a drive-by shooting is now helping to combat gun violence in Louisville that has reached its highest level in decades.
- 2 men fatally shot at Brooklyn public housing building Updated: Nov-28-15 3:34 pm
NEW YORK - Police say a father and son have been shot to death at a Housing Authority building in Brooklyn.
- Chief resigns over slur before new police department opens Updated: Nov-28-15 3:26 pm
FARRELL, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania police chief who used a racial slur in a fundraising email unrelated to his police job has stepped down- before his newly minted department even began operating.
- Alcohol sales fund underage drinking prevention campaign Updated: Nov-28-15 3:19 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's growing alcohol sales mean more funds for a campaign focused on parents' roles in preventing underage drinking.
- In medical marijuana states, 'pot doctors' push boundaries Updated: Nov-28-15 2:38 pm
CHICAGO - The green-typeface slogan "WE'ED like to be your doctor!" -unmistakably weed-friendly - has attracted hundreds of medical marijuana patients in less than a year to Dr. Bodo Schneider's clinics in southern Illinois and suburban Chicago.
- Wisconsin school nixes reading of book about transgender kid Updated: Nov-28-15 2:22 pm
MOUNT HOREB, Wisconsin - A southern Wisconsin elementary school cancelled a planned reading of a children's book about a transgender girl after a group threatened to sue.
- Missouri school district adopts transgender policy Updated: Nov-28-15 2:18 pm
MARIONVILLE, Missouri - A southwest Missouri school district has a new policy governing bathroom usage for transgender students that some civil rights advocates are calling discriminatory.
- Miami-area woman climbs Mount Kilimanjaro to help sex slaves Updated: Nov-28-15 12:20 pm
MIAMI - A Miami-area woman has helped raise $800,000 to fight sex trafficking.
- Prominent human rights activist killed in attack in Turkey Updated: Nov-28-15 12:06 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - A prominent lawyer and human rights defender, who faced a criminal charge for supporting Kurdish rebels, was killed Saturday in an attack in southeast Turkey in which a police officer also died, officials said.
- Pope to visit Central African Republic's divided capital Updated: Nov-28-15 11:23 am
BANGUI, Central African Republic - Georgette Dossio mourns a son whose body she can never bury. Sitting on the dirt under a tent of scrap wood and tarp, she is comforted by her neighbors at the airport displaced-persons camp where she has lived for nearly two years.
- Chattanooga animal shelter offers Black Friday alternative Updated: Nov-28-15 11:06 am
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Chattanooga's McKamey Animal Center offers a different kind of Black Friday special - name-your-price pet adoptions.
- Hostility remains between Republicans, teachers' group Updated: Nov-28-15 10:57 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Association of Educators was among the state's most influential policy and political advocacy groups when Democrats pulled the levers of power in state government.
- Proposals would set age 21 as minimum for buying smokes Updated: Nov-28-15 9:50 am
BOSTON - As Boston considers raising the legal age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products in the city from 18 to 21, Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing the possibility of a making such a change on a statewide basis.
- Sen. Warren: Low-wage workers deserve predictable schedules Updated: Nov-28-15 9:49 am
BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is hoping the holiday season will bring attention to one of her major legislative priorities.
- Lawmakers see budget savings opportunity with contract talks Updated: Nov-28-15 9:34 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - With labor contracts for 12 of 13 Connecticut state employee unions set to expire at the end of June, some elected officials see opportunity for budget savings as they grapple with projected deficits this year and in the future.
- Vermont to begin using drug to combat opiate addiction Updated: Nov-28-15 9:15 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin is slated to outline a new Vermont program to use the drug naltrexone to combat opiate addiction.