Pizza shop gunman says he regrets how he handled situation
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) -- The man accused of firing an assault rifle inside a Washington restaurant said he regrets how he handled the situation but refused to completely dismiss the false online claims involving a child sex ring that brought him there....
Major survey of transgender Americans finds pervasive bias
NEW YORK (AP) -- The largest-ever survey of transgender Americans paints a grim picture of pervasive discrimination and harassment, to the point that many of them attempt suicide at some point....
Investigators to look at electrical system in Oakland fire
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Federal officials investigating a fire that killed 36 people during a party at an Oakland warehouse plan to bring in engineers to examine the building's electrical system, as they try to pinpoint the cause of a blaze that has cast a spotlight on similar artists' colonies around the country that offer cheap housing but unsafe living conditions....
College roommates among Oakland warehouse fire victims
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- A fun-loving computer science graduate and 21-year-old college roommates were among the 36 people killed when fire engulfed a dance party inside an Oakland warehouse....
An officer and a refugee: New policeman straddles worlds
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Soon after arriving in New Hampshire as a teenager, Abdesselam Baddaoui met two fellow refugees who accidentally ended up involved in a criminal case because, after being instructed about domestic violence laws, the wife mistakenly believed she had to call police any time she and her husband argued....
Time Magazine named Donald Trump as their Person of the Year. In bestowing the award, Time Magazine said Trump's victory in the presidential election has shaken up the U.S. political system, for better or worse. Accepting the accolade Trump called it "a tremendous honor that from a magazine I grew up reading". Runner-up for the award was Hillary Clinton, who narrowly lost the 2016 presidential election to Mr. Trump.
Was Sarah Palin right to criticize Donald Trump for using subsidies to keep manufacturing jobs from going to Mexico?