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The 22-year-old said in court documents that the results of a Google search shaped his beliefs on race years before he murdered nine people in a historically black South Carolina church.

Protesters interrupted the hearing where Jeff Sessions was being considered as Donald Trump's pick for attorney general. Groups oppose the nomination over Sessions' record on civil and voting rights.

On Tuesday, President Obama will follow a tradition dating back to George Washington. Over the years, presidents have offered warnings about partisanship, praised balance of power and shared regrets.

The Alabama Republican senator counted himself as one of Donald Trump's earliest supporters on Capitol Hill. Now, he's in line to become the next U.S. Attorney General.

More than a hundred New Yorkers who were convicted of crimes as teenagers are starting the new year with clean slates. They were granted pardons in the first program of its kind in the country.

Nine confirmation hearings are scheduled this week, but not all of Donald Trump's nominees have filed paperwork. It's a complicated process with varying rules and potential conflicts of interest.

Research from Denmark suggests about one-third of lumps detected by routine mammograms would never have become dangerous. That puts women at risk of needless surgery, radiation or chemotherapy.

Venture into the black markets and you'll find foods unavailable in the cheaper state-run grocery stores. The military isn't just running the markets — it's getting rich off them, an AP probe finds.

Over half a million people in North Carolina rely on insurance made available under by the Affordable Care Act. Many are concerned about what happens if the federal health law is dismantled.

State legislators in 30 states make $30,000 a year or less. New Mexico doesn't pay lawmakers at at all while those in New Hampshire make just $200 per two year term.




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