Lengthy federal role in civil rights cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost as soon as George Zimmerman was pronounced “not guilty” in a Florida courtroom, the cry went up. The U.S. governmen…

Train kills 37 pilgrims in eastern India

PATNA, India (AP) — A lawmaker says a speeding train has run over a group of pilgrims, killing at least 20 people in eastern India. Parliame…

Hagel says he will visit China next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, in his first Pentagon meeting with his Chinese counterpart, faces a familiar agenda ma…

Conn. police: Cable outage not 911-worthy

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department wants people to know that missing your favorite show isn’t an emergency. Fairfield p…