Social issues

April 11, 2017 - 4:32 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials say a doctor imprisoned for drugging his beauty queen wife and leaving her to die in a bathtub may have killed himself. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that they didn't find "any signs of foul play" in their preliminary investigation, so they're...
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April 11, 2017 - 3:56 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — An advocacy group said Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog fielded more than 1,000 complaints of sexual assault or sexual abuse from people in custody in a little more than two years. Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement...
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April 11, 2017 - 3:13 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — An advocacy group says the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog fielded more than 1,000 complaints of sexual assault or sexual abuse from people in custody in a little more than two years. Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement is the...
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Betty Rodriguez, right, comforts her granddaughter Giselle during a prayer service held to honor the shooting victims at North Park Elementary School, Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Bernardino, Calif. A man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened fire on Monday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 11, 2017 - 3:00 pm
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The man who fatally shot his estranged wife and a student in her San Bernardino elementary school classroom before killing himself had threatened her when she moved out of their house, authorities said Tuesday. Karen Smith told those closest to her that she didn't...
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A woman kisses her son during a prayer service held to honor the shooting victims at North Park Elementary School, Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Bernardino, Calif. A man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened deadly fire on Monday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 11, 2017 - 2:24 pm
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at an elementary school in San Bernardino (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The San Bernardino police chief says those close to the teacher who was shot and killed in her classroom by her estranged husband mentioned that he had threatened her after...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to law enforcement officers in Richmond, Va. Sessions favors decades-old drug and crime-fighting strategies, even as some people involved in criminal justice during that time have come to believe they went too far, for too long. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
April 11, 2017 - 1:54 pm
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions toured the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and unveiled what he described as a new get-tough approach to immigration prosecutions under President Donald Trump. The nation's top law enforcement official outlined a series of changes that he said mark...
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In this March 23, 2017, photo, Democrat James Thompson, a candidate for Kansas' 4th Congressional District, speaks during a debate in Wichita, Kan. President Donald Trump stepped into a surprisingly competitive special congressional election in Kansas Monday, April 10, 2017, recording a get-out-the-vote call on behalf of Republican candidate Ron Estes. Thompson, is spending the final day of campaigning before Tuesday's election talking directly to voters. It was the first special congressional election since Trump's election as president last year. (Bo Rader/Wichita Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 12:13 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Democratic civil rights attorney running in the nation's first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory has made the race surprisingly competitive for a Kansas House seat held by a Republican for more than two decades. The special election...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2015, file photo, a United Airlines passenger plane lands at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. Twitter users are poking fun at United's tactics in having a man removed from an overbooked Chicago to Louisville flight on April 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
April 11, 2017 - 11:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — Images of a bloodied man being forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago drew widespread condemnation in China, where state media fueled the public's anger with reports that noted the unidentified victim was an "Asian passenger." Video of the violent incident posted...
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April 11, 2017 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Google says it's "taken aback " by the government's claim that it doesn't compensate women fairly. The company says it conducts "rigorous analyses" that its pay practices are gender-blind. It says analysts who calculate suggested pay don't have access to employees' gender data...
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April 11, 2017 - 10:20 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian churches, in the southern city of Minya, say they will not hold Easter celebrations next Saturday in mourning for 45 Coptic Christians killed this week in twin bombings of churches in two cities during Palm Sunday ceremonies. In statement on Tuesday, the Minya Coptic Orthodox...
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