The revelation came in Memphis police documents related to the firing of five officers who have been charged with murder in Mr. Nichols’s death.
In September, two men set out from Russia, hoping a boat could carry them to asylum on U.S. soil. Their quest for freedom did not go as planned.
States are pursuing bills to bar Chinese citizens and companies from purchasing land. In Texas, legislation backed by Gov. Greg Abbott brought opposition from Democrats in the state’s growing cities and suburbs.
A conversation about the gun violence that killed a family, including a 10-month-old baby, in a small San Joaquin Valley town last month.
President Biden said in his annual address to Congress that it was time to “finish the job” on police reform, even as many of his most ambitious goals are stalled.
He wrote tens of thousands of jokes in his career. Among those who told them were Dick Gregory, Jack Paar, Red Skelton — and, for a while, President Gerald R. Ford.
The news that Gustavo Dudamel is leaving the Los Angeles Philharmonic for New York was a blow to a city where he has been much more than a conductor.
The balloons have some advantages over the satellites that orbit the earth in regular patterns. They fly closer to earth and can evade radar.
In his State of the Union address, the president signaled the opening of a yearslong push to persuade white working-class voters to return to the Democratic fold. Winning them over on cultural issues may be more difficult.
In his first appearance before a Republican House, the president renewed calls for large new economic programs and offered no concessions on federal spending.
A maternal preference for sons in a group of killer whales that swim off the Pacific Northwest may contribute to its endangered status.
The man, Chinedu V. Okobi, 36, died in 2018 after a deputy repeatedly used a Taser on him in a struggle that began when law enforcement officers saw him jaywalking in Millbrae, Calif.
What Biden said, and didn’t, in his State of the Union speech.
Chilling details emerged at an arraignment of Lindsay Clancy, accused of strangling her three children. Her lawyer argued she was mentally ill, but prosecutors outlined methodical planning leading to the deaths.
With the election of a Japanese American as leader of the county government, San Antonio now has politicians of Asian descent in its two top positions.
Sales of generators and home batteries are up as people look to protect themselves from power outages, which are becoming more common.
Senator Mitt Romney of Utah admonished Representative George Santos, a fellow Republican and New York freshman, telling him he “shouldn’t have been there.”
In his first State of the Union speech under a divided Congress, President Biden highlighted his economic record and appealed to Republicans to work with him.
The president’s speech contained no outright falsehoods, but at times omitted crucial context or exaggerated the facts.
Ms. Sanders is the first Arkansan to deliver a State of the Union response since Bill Clinton.
The former president excoriated President Biden in a two-minute videotaped message from his South Florida home.
His State of the Union address was not exactly a celebration of a unity agenda. But the president seemed to relish the scrimmage.
The president’s speech presented no big new proposals, but he offered to work with Republicans even as he parried hecklers and sought to allay Democratic concerns about his vigor heading into 2024.
Mr. Biden is proud of reshaping foreign policy to focus on superpower conflict, but knows it is jobs and energy prices that voters want to hear about.
The justices are set to hear arguments on March 1 on whether Republican-led states may seek to keep in place the immigration measure, which was justified by the coronavirus pandemic.
Three Democratic victories flipped the House for the first time in a dozen years by a single seat in the battleground state.
The president has taken steps meant to limit China’s technological advancement and bolster military forces in the Asia-Pacific region.
Economists roundly agree that it would be catastrophic for the economy if the United States did not pay its bills and defaulted on its debt by failing to make required payments to U.S. bondholders.
Chinese officials rejected a request from the U.S. defense secretary to speak with his counterpart after an American fighter jet shot down a Chinese spy balloon.
A 43-minute recitation of the document fulfilled a promise Republicans made last year, and followed several acts of performative patriotism since they assumed control of the House.
Four people were treated at a hospital for smoke inhalation after a passenger’s external battery pack caught fire in the cabin of a New Jersey-bound flight, officials said.
We examined the president’s recent statements.
Ms. Sanders, 40, the newly elected governor of Arkansas, is expected to highlight the age difference between her and President Biden, 80.
The economy has helped drag down the president’s numbers, with a low point coming amid record high gas prices.