NEW YORK -- New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named William J. Bratton to return as the city?s police commissioner Thursday, selecting the former LAPD police chief to head a department praised for overseeing a drop in crime but criticized for its use of racially charged stop-and-frisk...
A planned speech by New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond Kelly at Brown University in Providence had to be canceled Tuesday after hecklers shouted down the top cop during his remarks.
A federal judge struck down the New York Police Department's highly contentious stop-and-frisk policy Monday, prompting an allegation of bias and the promise of an appeal by New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
The CIA acknowledged Thursday that its employees had secretly searched Senate computer files related to an investigation of the agency?s Bush-era harsh interrogation program, apologized to key senators and abandoned its previous insistence that it had done nothing wrong.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court backed Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday in the key areas of labor relations and voter identification, handing the Republican governor victories during this year's fiercely contested election.
These are tough times for Batman in Gotham City.
-- Major find: Archaeologists have discovered the site of what was once an oasis city in ancient Egypt. (Bloomberg) -- Back home: A painting by Austrian artist Egon Schiele returns to Vienna after a lengthy legal dispute. (Agence France-Presse, via...