Laquan McDonald didn't appear to pose a threat to the people around him as he haphazardly ran down a Chicago street, allegedly carrying a knife but keeping his distance from the police cars parked around him.
Laquan McDonald, Freddie Gray, and Jessica Hernandez are just three of at least 1,493 people killed by police since August 9, 2014, the day of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.
The video that has Chicago on edge tonight; Turkey shoots down a Russian warplane; and a terrorist bus bombing in Tunisia.
The city of Chicago made video of the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald public Tuesday evening after his shooter, police officer Jason Van Dyke, was charged with first-degree murder earlier today.
On Tuesday, Turkey shot down a Russian warplane that it says had crossed into its airspace from Syria.
At the recent Democratic debate, there was a moment — actually two moments — when Martin O'Malley was perfectly positioned to steal the spotlight.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now believes one in four sexually active gay and bisexual men should take Truvada, an HIV prevention pill.
Boston preachers had a radical idea for reducing youth violence: listen to young people's grievances, and address their concerns with ideas that go beyond looking tough on crime.
The Turkish-backed ethnic Turkmen minority are probably the least well-known of all the groups fighting against the Assad regime in Syria.
Five African Americans were shot at a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis Monday night. Police have arrested a 23-year-old white man and a 32-year-old Hispanic man in the shootings.
Chicago police shot black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times on October 20, 2014. Now, after months of requests from local reporters and activists, a Cook County judge has ordered the Chicago Police Department to release the dash cam footage of McDonald's last moments by Thursday, and the city is preparing itself for potential unrest.
The downing of a Russian military plane by Turkish forces has introduced another layer of complication to the Syrian crisis and raised fears over possible escalation and the potential for a direct conflict between the US and Russia.
After Turkish forces shot down a Russian Su-24 warplane on the Turkey-Syria border on Tuesday morning, disturbing reports emerged that members of a Syrian rebel group claimed to have killed the Russian pilots as they descended with parachutes after ejecting from their destroyed plane.
More than a year after a Cleveland police officer shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice, the boy's family is calling on the local prosecutor to remove himself from the case and let an independent prosecutor take over the investigation.
One of the main ways US policy encourages the uptake of new clean energy and energy efficiency technologies is through the use of tax credits.
Five African Americans were shot at a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis Monday night. Police have arrested a 23-year-old white man in the shooting, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
Suzanne Collins had better characters to tell this story. Mockingjay is the most ambitious and frustrating book in Suzanne Collins's Hunger Games trilogy of novels.
A Canadian web design company is attracting internet ire for a sexist job description that says female applicants are preferred because the job involves receptionist duties.
There are spoilers for Marvel's Jessica Jones in this post. There's a tendency to lump Marvel's Jessica Jones together with the rest of television's current crop of superhero shows.
Tech companies are continuing to lead the way on paid parental leave in America — but they're also highlighting just how inadequate paid leave policies are for Americans who don't work in Silicon Valley.