Officials say volunteer firefighter Kenneth Fulford set his own mobile home on fire in Richland Parish, Louisiana, and then did nothing to help his disabled wife escape. He faces an attempted murder charge.
A 57-year-old bureaucrat has replaced Raul Castro as the president of Cuba, launching a new political era as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states.
A Philadelphia Starbucks coffee shop called police 2 minutes after Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson arrived for a business meeting with a white colleague. The two African American men talk about how the arrest has changed their lives.
Charlotte City Councilwoman LaWana Mayfield ignited a firestorm of criticism by questioning the 9-11 terrorist attacks. She says some of those who challenged her are racially motivated. She is refusing to resign.
Crenshanda Williams, 44, an ex-911 operator at the Houston Emergency Center, was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation for hanging up on thousands of 911 callers, some during assaults and homicides, over a year and a half.
Fresno State is investigating the incident in which an English professor tweeted that former first lady Barbara Bush was an "amazing racist," said the university's provost. She disagreed with the professor's contention she can't be fired because of tenure.
Diante Butchie Yarber was shot and killed by police in a Barstow, California, Walmart parking lot after police said he nearly hit him with their car. An attorney for Yarber’s family said he was murdered.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin.
A police operation was underway in Trèbes, near Carcassonne, France, on March 23, the French Interior Ministry said, amid reports that a police officer was shot and hostages were taken at a supermarket