City under curfew and all public schools are closed after riots sparked by funeral of man who died in police custody
New York's "Raise the Age" movement would have 16- and 17-year-olds who commit crimes be treated as juveniles, not adults
Neighborhoods with high incarceration rates join New York's fight for juvenile justice reform
The controversial education standards have stirred national debate on what is fair for students with learning disabilities
New York City Ballet's Justin Peck is lighting up stages around the world, re-energizing the art form for a new generation
The college basketball player died Friday of brain cancer but left her mark wanting to "bring a change in the world"
Strict new measures are being created to enforce water restrictions as homeowners struggle to adapt
The first museum in America dedicated entirely to slavery opened a few months ago in Wallace, Louisiana
A voice told Bernard Coffindaffer to install crosses across America; now a Miss. woman is following in his footsteps, with even grander plans
Two wives die in freak accidents 17 years apart and a husband is the only witness - is it a coincidence or something more sinister?
Game against the White Sox will be played "without fan admittance in order to minimize safety concerns," the league says
Irwin Horwitz emailed students to say he's reached a breaking point, that they're all being given failing grades, and he won't teach anymore
An as-yet-unidentified man wearing a "Punisher" T-shirt telling protesters to back away from police is quickly gaining attention
Deasia Watkins had reportedly been diagnosed with postpartum psychosis prior to the slaying
Testimony in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial zeroes in on his late brother's wife, raising questions about what she knew before the attacks
Ailsa Jackson is accused of fatally stabbing the wife of a soldier with whom she was allegedly having an affair
Police commissioner says many rioters were high schoolers, and he wishes more parents took charge like mom in viral video
Prosecutors said 5-year-old Jhessye Shockley was beaten, neglected and confined to a closet before being dumped in a trash bin in 2011
In jailhouse interview, California teen tells newspaper he killed his best friend's little brother because he wanted to see what it felt like to murder someone before the world ended
As community leaders work for long-term fixes, Cornell Williams Brooks says: "This problem won't be solved with Molotov cocktails"
Kristin McLain became detached from helicopter hoist while retrieving a woman who had fallen on a hiking trail in Austin, Texas
Shane Ray, a 6-foot-3, 245-pound defensive lineman from Missouri, is expected to be an early pick in this week's NFL draft
Sheriff says shooting 15 loose bison was right call but he has regrets about how it went down
Could U.S. be heading down same demographic road as Japan, one that would exert strong pressure on the economy and Social Security?
League boss admits policies weren't in place on player misconduct, but in spite of that and myriad other challenges, insists he's going to "make the NFL better"
Maryland National Guard rolled into Baltimore in midst of violent protests, but city's response left many wondering what took so long
Police say suspect in Washington state high school told them he never intended to hurt any students