COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The man accused of killing three people and wounding nine in a shooting rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was told he faces first-degree murder charges during his first court appearance on Monday. | Video
CHICAGO A white Chicago police officer, charged with murdering a black teenager, posted bond on Monday afternoon as protests continued over a patrol car's dashboard camera video that showed the officer shooting the teen 16 times. | Video
WASHINGTON The White House announced changes to the U.S. visa waiver program on Monday so that security officials can more closely screen travelers from 38 countries allowed to enter the United States without obtaining visas before they travel.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK His ranch was burned down in 1991, his clinic in 2009, and his partner was assassinated that year. Now abortion provider LeRoy Carhart varies his route to work, books hotel rooms at the last minute and will not say whether he wears a bulletproof vest.
Greg Fisk, the mayor of Juneau, Alaska, has been found dead at a home in the city, police said on Monday.
LOS ANGELES A California court on Monday rejected a request from the former girlfriend of Sumner Redstone for the 92-year-old chairman of Viacom Inc to undergo an immediate medical evaluation.
CHICAGO A 21-year-old Chicago man was arrested on Monday for threatening to kill 16 white male students or staff on the University of Chicago in retaliation for the shooting last year of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white police officer, according to law enforcement officials.
MINNEAPOLIS Four men were charged on Monday in connection with the shooting of five protesters near the site of a demonstration outside a Minneapolis police station over the police killing of a black man earlier this month. | Video
DALLAS A relief agency said on Monday it plans to resettle Syrian refugees in Texas despite a threat from the state to cut funding to the nonprofit organization if it tries to do so. | Video
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is preparing to impose new regulations on banks operating in the state to prevent money laundering and the financing of militant groups, a Cuomo administration official told Reuters on Monday.