Judge rules against 'America's toughest sheriff' in racial profiling lawsuit
By Tim Gaynor and David Schwartz. PHOENIX | Fri May 24, 2013 9:18pm EDT. PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio violated the constitutional rights of Latino drivers in his crackdown on illegal immigration, a federal judge found on Friday, and ...
Judge Finds Violations of Rights by Sheriff
Judge: Ariz. Sheriff's Office Profiles Latinos
Southern Arizona Sheriff Department Found to Racially Profile
Trucker Bumps I-5 Bridge, Sees Horror Behind Him
The trucker was hauling a load of drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him. Two vehicles fell into ...
Washington bridge collapse spotlights California's aging bridges
Truck crash caused Washington state bridge collapse
Oregon's bridges in better shape than most -- but that's not saying much
San Francisco Chronicle
Oklahoma tornadoes: 27 remain hospitalized from tornadoes
Local hospitals reported 27 individuals remained hospitalized Friday from injuries suffered in Sunday's and Monday's tornadoes, as healing continued throughout central Oklahoma. Authorities now are reporting as many as 387 individuals were treated for ...
Oklahoma tornado survivors salvage what's left
Principal recounts tornado hitting Oklahoma school
Heart-Wreching Accounts Shared At Moore Tornado Presser
'I do not use crack cocaine,' Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says
Globe and Mail
Mayor Rob Ford has broken a week-long silence to deny allegations he uses crack cocaine – a move greeted as a “first step” by some councillors and dismissed as untruthful by another. Facing calls to step forward by even his closest allies, Toronto's mayor ...
Rob Ford crack scandal: 'I do not use crack cocaine,' mayor says
Rob Ford says crack cocaine allegations have 'taken a great toll' on his family ...
Canada: Mayor Denies Drug Allegations
UK fighters escort Pak plane after midair scare
Times of India
LONDON: A scare ran through Britain's security establishment on Friday when a Pakistan International Airlines pilot sent out an emergency call alarmed by two men trying to barge into the cockpit. Both the men were arrested after the plane was escorted by ...
British fighter jets escort Pakistani passenger plane after on-board incident
PIA plane lands at Manchester airport, probe continues
UK fighters escort Pakistan plane to airport, two arrests
A Memorial Day weather surprise: the Jersey shore ocean breeze
Washington Post (blog)
An aerial photograph shows the New Jersey shore and Atlantic Ocean, seen right, and the towns of Seaside Park (bottom) and Seaside Heights (center), April 27, 2013. (EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS). Growing up at the Jersey shore, I always had mixed ...
GOP Senate hopeful Gomez targets Markey in TV ad
San Antonio Express
BOSTON (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Gabriel Gomez has launched a new television ad criticizing what he calls the "dirty politics" of Democratic rival Edward Markey. In the 30-second spot, a narrator says Markey has compared Gomez to Osama ...
Sex assaults threaten military trust, Obama tells Naval graduates
(CNN) -- A rash of sexual assaults in the armed forces undermines Americans' confidence in the military, President Barack Obama told newly commissioned officers at the U.S. Naval Academy Friday. "Those who commit sexual assault are not only committing ...
Most in Milwaukee-area delegation voted to end Scouts' gay ban
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee-area Boy Scout officials were just beginning Friday to assess the impact of a landmark national resolution ending the ban on openly gay Scouts. Some saw the decision as part of their mission to serve all boys, some said it was an affront to their ...
After vote to allow gay Boy Scouts, critics and supporters mobilize
Saratoga County Boy Scout leaders react after gay member ban lifted
Openly Gay Boy Scouts Allowed in 2014
Survivor of KKK Baptist Church bombing: "I had to forgive"
(CBS News) BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- A turning point in the Civil Rights movement came 50 years ago when members of the Ku Klux Klan bombed a black church in Birmingham, Alabama. Four young girls were killed. And nationwide outrage led to the passage of ...
Obama honors girls killed in 1963 church bombing
'Four Little Girls' Awarded Congressional Gold Medal
Obama OKs honor for Birmingham bombing victims