Chicago reaches grim milestone

The city saw 91 homicides in August, its deadliest month in two decades.

Gender-neutral toilets approved

Gov. Jerry Brown wades further into the national debate over transgender rights as he signs a bill requiring that all single-stall toilets in California be designated as gender neutral.

High court tackles trademarks

The Supreme Court agrees to consider a clash over the government’s refusal to register offensive trademarks, a case that could affect the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name.

Bank boss roasted yet again

Angry lawmakers heap another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo’s CEO, pressing for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices.

Two firefighters hailed as heroes

One neutralized a teenage gunman at a South Carolina elementary school, while the other treated a young boy who had been shot.

Clinton needs youth movement

Hillary Clinton is still struggling to win over young voters, who are now sizing up Gary Johnson and Jill Stein about a month before Election Day.