Police say a man from Ferguson shot himself in the nearby town of Normandy, but many people who claim to have witnessed the incident are challenging the official version of events.
The prosecutor's office in the predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir said that it would seek to put the boys behind bars for up to four and a half years on charges of "insulting the Turkish president."
The officer tackled the skateboarder and placed him in what appears to be a chokehold, a maneuver banned by the NYPD patrol guide. The NYPD told VICE News that the incident is now under internal review.
Speaking to students at the University of Chicago, Comey said that the "era of viral videos" has put police "under siege,” pushing cops to stay in their cars and avoid walking their beats in rough neighborhoods.
The Islamic State has used Russian airstrike cover to gain territory, al Qaeda is positioning itself as the best hope of expelling the new foreign invaders, and the Western-backed Free Syrian Army is flirting with a Russian alliance.
In the first seven months of Erdogan's presidential term, authorities investigated 236 individuals for supposedly insulting the president — a campaign that seems calculated to stifle political dissent.
The do-it-yourself home rental site Airbnb just pulled the plug on a controversial ad campaign in San Francisco that bragged about the amount of taxes the $1.5 billion company paid to the city.
Netanyahu's speech puts Palestinians at the center of the Holocaust — a version of events that the head of Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust said were "not true."
An initiative that could be on the 2016 ballot in California aims for strict new regulations that supporters hope will jumpstart the national gun control movement.
An unprecedented lawsuit brought by students and teachers in Compton, California argues that the trauma children experience while growing up in the city needs to be treated by schools like a disability.
The videos emphasize the religious significance of al-Aqsa — the embattled Jerusalem Holy Site that's sacred to both Muslims and Jews — and praise past Palestinians who have taken up arms to defend Muslim claims to the holy site.
A lawsuit that was filed by a coalition of Muslims who accused the NYPD of spying on them without cause was dismissed in 2014 — but that judgment has just been reversed.
The government has insisted that the documents are related to ongoing law enforcement work, and are therefore not subject to FOIA requests.
A day after the Taliban declared two TV stations legitimate "military targets," Afghan journalists said that they would withhold coverage of the insurgency if they are attacked.
Iran's Revolutionary Court has pronounced Jason Rezaian guilty — but the details of the verdict and the evidence against him are still shrouded in secrecy.
Parliamentary elections have been repeatedly delayed, and Egypt’s few remaining serious political parties are struggling to get organize before next week’s elections.
Leaked financial documents from an oil-rich Islamic State-held province in Syria show an organization that must steal from the people who live there in order to stay afloat.
The general in charge of coalition forces in Afghanistan once again tweaked the US version of events when he testified before the Senate Armed Forces Committee on Tuesday.
The violence comes just days after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hinted he would end security cooperation with Israelis in the West Bank at a high-profile speech at the UN.
Clinton maintained a protracted correspondence with her longtime political ally, Joe Wilson, who as a consultant for an international engineering firm lobbied Clinton on behalf of the company and even asked her to intervene in a business dispute with GE.