A grand jury cleared a white police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, triggering protests in the streets by hundreds of New Yorkers who likened the case to the deadly police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.
An overdue copy of “Gone with the Wind” has been returned to a high school library in Washington state, 65 years past its due date.
A cat has used up at least one of its nine lives after surviving a monthlong trip in a moving box with no food or water.
Authorities say seven baggage handlers are charged with stealing electronics, jewelry and other items from checked luggage at New York’s Kennedy Airport.
Two men died when their helicopter crashed through the roof of an unoccupied building north of Salt Lake City on Tuesday, a fire official said.
Baltimore police have arrested two men in the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl at a Johns Hopkins University fraternity party.
A defiant Takata Corp. told a U.S. safety agency that its demand for a nationwide air bag recall isn’t supported by evidence, and the government doesn’t have authority to tell a parts maker to do a recall.