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Ferguson city manager out after Justice Department report

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council on Tuesday evening unanimously approved a resolution to part ways with City Manager John Shaw following a scathing Justice Department report that alleged racial bias in the city police department and court system.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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Nemtsov suspect tortured, forced to confess, activist says

MOSCOW (AP) — The main suspect in Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov's killing has signs of torture on his body and was forced to confess to the shooting, a human rights activist said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

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US military hopes to learn from victim of chimp attack

BOSTON (AP) — Charla Nash never served in the military. She was horribly disfigured, not in combat, but in a 2009 attack by a rampaging chimpanzee. The Pentagon, though, is watching her recovery closely.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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2 University of Oklahoma students expelled over racist video

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma's president expelled two students Tuesday after he said they were identified as leaders of a racist chant captured on video during a fraternity event.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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As race for UN chief begins, new campaigns demand a woman

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At a private working lunch for the five most powerful members of the United Nations Security Council, the conversation turned to the question of the next U.N. secretary-general.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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Police shooting forces discussion of Madison's racial divide

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Known as a liberal haven with a long history of progressive politics, Madison takes pride in being named one of the nation's best places to live, raise a family and retire, lovingly embracing its unofficial motto as "77 square miles surrounded by reality."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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In battle against IS, Iraqi forces retake town near Tikrit

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces on Tuesday retook a town next to the militant-held city of Tikrit as they pressed their offensive against Islamic State militants, two military officials said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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Bodies of French Olympians recovered in Argentina air crash

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Investigators on Tuesday recovered all 10 bodies from a remote site in Argentina where helicopters serving a reality TV show apparently collided, killing prominent French athletes and leaving the European nation in mourning.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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