California adopts 'yes means yes' rule

2014-09-29 13:34:22

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the US to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.

Ferguson police officer shot

2014-09-29 09:09:40

Authorities searched Sunday for a suspect in the shooting of a police officer in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man last month.

Obama says US underestimates rise of IS

2014-09-29 08:42:24

The United States underestimated the rise of the Islamic State now running amok in Iraq and Syria while overrating the Iraqi military's ability to fight the extremist group.

1 teenager dead, 3 injured in NYC stabbings

2014-09-29 04:29:56

A 14-year-old boy died from a wound to the chest and three other teenagers were injured early on Sunday in stabbings in New York City's Bronx borough, police said.

GOP 2016 presidential hopefuls come to town

2014-09-29 04:26:11

Ernst, Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal and Paul Ryan made pitches before a conference of conservatives in Des Moines Saturday.

Police: 15 hurt in Miami nightclub shooting

2014-09-29 02:15:03

Fifteen people have been wounded in a shooting that sent terrified patrons scrambling from a Miami nightclub early Sunday, police said, adding the youngest victim is 11 years old.

Police seeking Chinese find a body in car

2014-09-29 01:48:09

Police searching for a missing Iowa State University student from China found a body in the trunk of a car that had been linked to her and said Saturday that they believe a possible suspect in the case has already left the country.

Police: Ferguson officer shot; 2 suspects wanted

2014-09-29 01:45:09

A Ferguson police officer was shot in the arm Saturday night after encountering two men at a community center who ran from him and then opened fire during a foot chase.

US police officer shot in arm

2014-09-28 15:41:10

A Ferguson Police officer was shot in the arm on Saturday night, local media reported.

NIH to treat US doctor exposed to Ebola virus

2014-09-28 10:45:22

The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone.

Chinese FM meets UN Secretary General

2014-09-28 06:31:21

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon had an in-depth exchange of views on UN affairs - including counter-terrorism, Ebola, and peacekeeping -- and reached broad consensus.

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl

2014-09-28 00:54:29

Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a daughter named Charlotte, the first grandchild of former US President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.