NEW YORK New York Police Department Commissioner James O'Neill will step down to take a new job in the private sector, he said on Monday, about three months after his decision to fire an officer accused of using a banned chokehold that caused the death of a black man.
NEW YORK In Rockland County, New York, a wooded suburb 30 miles north of Manhattan, a teenage boy lay in a room in an empty wing of a health clinic, in a fetal position, coughing.
A Maryland judge on Wednesday postponed the trial of a man who fatally shot five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper, the newspaper reported, at the request of defence lawyers who argue the man was not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder.
Oct 30 The man who fatally shot five people with
a shotgun at a Maryland newspaper last year will argue he was
not criminally responsible for his actions because of a mental
disorder at a trial that begins with jury selection on
RUMSON, N.J. On a rainy night in the basement lounge of a church, five people sat in a circle and nibbled on snacks as they talked about their personal struggles. | Video
NEW YORK New York police have charged a man with murder for using a metal pipe to beat four fellow homeless men to death as they slept in the city's Chinatown district, authorities said on Sunday.
NEW YORK, Oct 4 The United States has kept its
World Health Organization designation as a country that has
eliminated measles even though it had 1,249 reported cases this
year in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials
said on Friday.
Women's health provider Planned Parenthood is set to open a large facility in western Illinois this month that will provide abortion access for women in Missouri as officials there aim to shutter the state's sole abortion clinic, the organization said on Wednesday.
By Gabriella Borter, Brendan O'Brien, Andrew Hay and Zachary Fagenson | Video
NEW YORK Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and 15 other young climate activists on Monday filed a complaint with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child alleging that world leaders' inaction on the climate crisis has violated children's rights.