A former lawmaker, Curt Weldon, and a Ukrainian-American billionaire, Alexander Rovt, played key roles in framing the Ukrainian peace proposal at a conference in early 2016. Some believe this indicates greater involvement by Moscow.
The creator of Chicago's "The Bean" sculpture has sued the National Rifle Association for using the popular tourist attraction in a recruitment ad. Artist Anish Kapoor seeks $150,000 in statutory damages per copyright infringement.
Lorain, Ohio police officer John Kovach was fired after investigators say he abused his power by detaining his daughter and her boyfriend. Dashcam video shows the stop. Kovach told investigators he thought his daughter was suicidal.
Two teens have been charged with trying to rob a pregnant pizza delivery driver at gunpoint in Atlanta, Georgia. A citizen says he caught the suspects hitting the woman with the gun. The armed man told the teens, “Drop the gun or I’ll drop you."
Carrie Sue Kelly, 44, was arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a child under 14 by police in Longview, Texas after a man in Nebraska alleged she was trying to sell sex with her daughter for $100 over message apps Kik and MeetMe.
An Indiana mental health therapist is accused of leaving a nail salon without paying for her manicure because she was unhappy with her nails — then dragging an employee about 40 feet with her car after the worker jumped on the vehicle.
A San Antonio, Texas, man faces murder charges after prosecutors said he stabbed his drug-dealing boyfriend to death in a meth-fueled fight over hidden cameras David Villarreal accused the boyfriend of using to secretly record him in his home.
A Pennsylvania district attorney says a black teen fatally shot by an officer as fled from a traffic stop had an empty gun clip in his pocket, but the family's attorney says that has no bearing on whether the shooting was justified.
Today's protest marches that have filled the streets since the election of Donald Trump rely mostly on masses, a change from heyday of '60s social activism when there often was a famous face _ known to TV viewers _ symbolizing a social cause.
Baltimore's tough-talking prosecutor is likely to give challengers a run for their money in the upcoming Democratic primary _ despite her failure to convict officers in connection with the death of a black man while in police custody.