BOSTON - Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa finished first in the Boston Marathon on Monday, reclaiming the top spot in a race he last won two years ago when it was struck by a deadly bombing attack.
MINNEAPOLIS - U.S. authorities have charged six young Somali-American men from Minnesota with planning to join Islamic State and fight for the militant group in Syria, the U.S. attorney for Minnesota said on Monday.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz apologized on Monday to the family of an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by a white reserve deputy who has said he mistakenly pulled his gun instead of a Taser.
LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles police officer was charged on Monday with assault for his part in the videotaped arrest of a black man who contends he was kicked so hard he lost a tooth filling.
- Baltimore police vowed on Monday to make a full and swift probe of the death of a black suspect who suffered spinal injuries after white officers arrested him, the latest incident to raise questions about the treatment of minorities by U.S. police.
WASHINGTON - Iran is charging Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian with four crimes, including espionage, the newspaper said on Monday in a report offering the first details about the exact charges against him.
SAN FRANCISCO - A driver for the ride-sharing service Uber was charged with felony assault on Monday over accusations he ran over a bicyclist in retaliation for an altercation near the bustling Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES - A court-appointed panel will oversee a plan to prevent excessive use of force by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies at two large downtown jails, under a settlement of a federal lawsuit given final approval on Monday.
CHICAGO - A judge on Monday found Chicago police officer Dante Servin not guilty of involuntary manslaughter, saying there was no evidence he acted recklessly when he killed Rekia Boyd, 22, in an off-duty shooting in 2012.
PROVO, Utah - A Utah mother who pleaded guilty to murdering six of her newborn infants over the course of a decade was sentenced on Monday to 15 years to life in prison.