DETROIT — A defiant Takata Corp. told a U.S. safety agency that its demand for a nationwide air bag recall isn’t supported by evidence, and the government doesn’t have authority to tell a parts maker to do a recall.
ST. LOUIS, MO — Police are investigating Michael Brown’s stepfather for angry comments on the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who fatally shot his stepson, a spokesman said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON D.C. — The Republican-led House may vote this week to undo President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration, House Speaker John Boehner told lawmakers today as he sought to give outraged conservatives an outlet to vent over Obama’s move without shutting down the government.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama said Monday he wants to ensure the U.S. isn’t building a “militarized culture” within police departments, while maintaining federal programs that provide the type of military-style equipment that were used to dispel racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Pentagon official Ashton Carter has emerged as President Barack Obama’s top candidate to become the next defense secretary, according to administration officials, putting him in line to take over a sprawling department that has had an uneasy relationship with the White House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States is championing a new international approach to cutting greenhouse gases that offers the best chance of prompting countries to take action to avert the worst effects of global warming, the nation’s chief climate negotiator said Monday.
MANCHESTER, Mo. — Dozens of people interrupted holiday shopping at major retailers around the St. Louis area late Thursday and early today to speak out about a grand jury’s decision not to indict the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
FERGUSON, Mo. — He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn’t match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict a white Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old.
CLEVELAND — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground. Video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts ahead.
FERGUSON, Mo. — Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass today after Ferguson erupted over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was “damaging the presidency” with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republican-run House will not stand by, but gave no hint of what the response would be.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The gunman who shot three people at Florida State University’s library early today before police killed him was a lawyer and alumnus from the school, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.