ACLU takes up bomb suspectís case

After judges in New York and New Jersey deny attempts by public defenders to represent Ahmed Khan Rahami, the American Civil Liberties Union files an appearance to represent the man accused of setting off bombs in two states and injuring more than 30 people.

Jury selection begins in Charleston

About 320 potential jurors report to the courthouse on the first day of jury screening for the trial of 22-year-old Dylann Roof, the man charged with massacring nine black parishioners at a Charleston, S.C., church.

FBI data show rise in violent crime

A report issued by the FBI says the number of homicides rose by more than 10 percent in 2015 from the previous year, while violent crime overall was up nearly 4 percent. Experts caution the U.S. is in the midst of such low crime rates that even the tiniest increase appears larger than it is.

U.S. not on track for carbon goal

The U.S. pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in 2025 by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels. But taking into account current efforts, the nation will only reach about four-fifths of that goal, according to a new study.