The shooting over the weekend has sparked repeated protests and outrage in Minneapolis.
A question about whether courts have a responsibility to protect minorities that cannot win rights through elections and votes brought a caustic response.
A new poll shows that people see a lot of discrimination and sense a growing feeling of racial tension in the U.S.
A juvenile court judge who drew criticism for removing a foster child from the home of a lesbian couple has recused himself from the case.
"At this time, we know of no specific or credible threats of an attack on the U.S. homeland," Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said.
He has set a hearing for Dec. 4 to determine the best interests of the child.
While Tamir Rice's death was tragic, Officer Tim Loehmann's actions were "objectively reasonable," a longtime Florida police instructor and officer wrote.
Pilots in 16 cities from Dallas to New York reported laser beam strikes to the Federal Aviation Administration.
The Florida drummer was shot and killed by Palm Beach Garden Nouman Raja.
The ruling impacts a state with the largest death-row population in the country.