A Boston man says he has no plans to remove the 6-foot-by-10-foot U.S. flag hanging in the window of his condominium, even though management is threatening to fine him $25 a day for breaking its "white curtains only" rule.
A former Billings Senior High School teacher who pleaded guilty to raping a 14-year-old student who later killed herself has been sentenced to 30 days in jail by a judge who said the victim was "older than her chronological age" and "as much in control of the situation" as the teacher.
The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing.
Crews battling a massive wildfire near California's Yosemite National Park are anticipating cooler temperatures and higher humidity this week that may allow them to gain an upper hand in containing it.
The Washington dance of flirting with fiscal catastrophe intensified this week, as the Obama administration warned House Republicans that a deal on increasing the federal debt limit may have to come sooner than expected.