Responding to a call to gather in St. Louis for a weekend event called Ferguson October, more than 1,000 people are hitting the city’s streets to protest the recent killing of young black men by police.
Eighteen-time Gold medalist Michael Phelps, who was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, has been suspended for six months and will miss the 2015 FINA World Championships, USA Swimming announced.
Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, who was at the center of the controversy surrounding the fatal police shooting in August of unarmed black teen Michael Brown, released a video today in which he apologized to the family of the victim.
President Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Members of the National Guard have arrived in the St. Louis area, one day after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said he would deploy troops to prevent violence in Ferguson.
Harvard roboticist Mike Rubenstein thought he was being clever when he came up with the name for the 1,024 little robots he built. He’s into computers, so he thought of kilobytes and named them kilobots.
Handing Gov. Scott Walker an important election-year victory, the Wisconsin Supreme court on Thursday upheld a controversial labor law championed by the Republican governor.
Police have identified the gunman who killed a student and wounded a teacher at an Oregon high school before fatally shooting himself Tuesday.
One day after staging a coup, Thailand’s military summoned leaders of the ousted government and other political figures to a meeting Friday. More than 150 people were ordered to convene at the Royal Thai Army auditorium — or risk arrest and possible charges.
Thailand’s army is now running the country. Two days after declaring martial law — and saying it wasn’t staging a coup — the military has changed its mind, Thailand’s army chief says.