Report says Chicago police violated civil rights for years

CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department on Friday laid bare years of civil rights violations by Chicago police, blasting the nation's second-largest department for using excessive force that included shooting at people who did not pose a threat and using stun guns on others only because they refused to follow commands.

  • Written by MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN, Associated Press

Thousands expected for Martin Luther King Jr. march

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands are expected in Washington for a march organizers say is designed to "protect the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." and to "preserve the legacy of President Barack Obama."

  • Written by JESSICA GRESKO , Associated Press

'We waited for decades': Polish govt welcomes US troops

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish leaders welcomed U.S. troops to their country Saturday, with the defense minister expressing gratitude for their arrival and calling it the fulfillment of a dream Poles have had for decades.

  • Written by VANESSA GERA, Associated Press

Supreme Court takes up suit over 2001 detention of Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahmer Abbasi speaks softly as he describes the strip searches, the extra shoves, the curses that he endured in a federal jail in Brooklyn following the Sept. 11 attacks.

  • Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press