The officer was dismissed for violating the Baton Rouge police department's standard on use of force and for losing his temper in the 2016 shooting of Alton Sterling that inflamed racial tensions.
Austin police chief says the suspect is believed to be responsible for all the major Austin bombings, but authorities acknowledge it is too soon to say if the suspect had worked alone.
Florida state lawmakers give final passage to a gun-safety package that raises the legal age for buying rifles and imposes a three-day waiting period on all firearms sales, while also allowing the arming of some public school personnel.
Imam Alauddin Akonjee and his friend were shot dead in September 2016 in New York, but the police is yet to determine the motive of the murder, causing a delay in legal proceedings.
The Justice Department says it will support local officials in hundreds of lawsuits against manufacturers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers that are fueling the drug abuse crisis in the US.
Why is it that mothers are often overlooked in efforts to prevent and counter violent extremism? They could be crucial to tackling the roots of radicalisation.
BishopAccountability.org compiled its database of clergy publicly accused of sex abuse against minors using court and media records.
The poll by a private TV network gives a strong lead to President Hernandez
France has been in a state of emergency for nearly two years and law enforcement is using the measure as cover to target minorities and political activists completely unrelated to "terror".
"If America issues arrest warrants for my 13 bodyguards in a country where I went upon invitation, I'm sorry, but I will not say that country is civilised," Erdogan said at the Civilisations Forum at Ibn Haldun University in Istanbul
Rights groups have criticised France's new anti-terror bill, with Human Rights Watch calling the measures a "normalisation of emergency powers."
US Ambassador John Bass also refuted allegations that consular staff wanted by Turkish authorities on terrorism charges were hiding in consular missions in Turkey.
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