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AP PHOTOS: Transgender youths show hardship, resilience

July 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken May 18, 2015, Jess Fajardo, 18, of Miami, who identifies as transgender, poses for a photograph at a park near his home in Miami on Monday, May 18, 2015. Fajardo was born a girl, but describes himself as a tomboy growing up, playing soccer with the boys. He views gender identity [&hellip...

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After 2 deaths, Ikea warns of risks with 27M dressers

July 23, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

This product image provided by Ikea shows a Malm 6-drawer dresser. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with IKEA North America, is announcing a repair program that includes a free wall anchoring kit, for their Malm 3- and...

Picture of Tennessee shooting emerges: 3-5 minutes of terror

July 23, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

An investigator walks by the entrance of a Navy and Marine center in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Law enforcement officials for the first time provided details about how Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez crashed the gates with his car and opened...

Sheriff: Inmate who died mentioned previous suicide attempt

July 23, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Geneva Reed-Veal, mother of Sharon Bland, listens to family attorney Cannon Lambert Sr. during a news conference at Dupage African Methodist Episcopal Church on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Lisle, Ill. Bland was arrested and taken to the Waller County jail,...

Federal charges including hate crimes for accused shooter

July 23, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 18, 2015, file photo, Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. Lynch announced that Dylann Roof, the man accused of slaying of nine black church members in Charleston last...

Blagojevich ruling draws line on what is, isn’t corruption

July 23, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 27, 2011, file photo, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich led by his wife Patti, walk to address the media at the federal building in Chicago, after he was convicted on multiple corruption charges for attempting to sell a Senate...

Video shows how traffic stop escalated into confrontation

July 22, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

In this July 10, 2015, frame from dashcam video provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety, trooper Brian Encinia arrests Sandra Bland after she became combative during a routine traffic stop in Waller County, Texas. Bland was taken to the Waller...

Ohio Gov. Kasich brings the Republican field to 16

July 22, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich speaks at a town hall style meeting Tuesday, July 21, 2015, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Saying “big ideas change the world,” Ohio Gov. John Kasich declared his...

I-10 at washed out bridge in California to reopen Friday

July 22, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

This aerial photo shows the collapsed elevated section of Interstate 10, Monday, July 20, 2015, in Desert Center, Calif. All traffic along one of the major highways connecting California and Arizona was blocked indefinitely when the bridge over a desert wash...

E.L. Doctorow, author of ‘Ragtime,’ dies in New York at 84

July 22, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 16, 2005 file photo, National Book Award finalist E.L. Doctorow poses for photos before the award ceremonies in New York. According to his son Richard Doctorow, the “Ragtime” author died Tuesday, July 21, 2015, in a New...