The Supreme Court has ruled that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race, reversing a decision that high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor endorsed as an appeals court judge.
American adults from young to old disagree increasingly today on social values ranging from religion to relationships, creating the largest generation gap since divisions 40 years ago over Vietnam, civil rights and women's liberation.
A college student wounded in a shooting that killed his mother and brother told police his father lured him to the family's house in southwest Virginia. The father later killed himself, authorities said.
President Hamid Karzai accused Afghan guards working for U.S. coalition forces of killing a provincial police chief and at least four other security officers Monday, and he demanded that American forces hand over the guards involved.
A judge has granted Michael Jackson's mother limited control over some property in her son's estate after she expressed concerns about ensuring that his three children are its beneficiaries, after she was awarded temporary custody of the kids.