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Speed was a factor in a bus accident in Virginia that sent 34 university students and a bus driver to the hospital on Sunday night, according to the Virginia State Police.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 7:49 pm
The first of six city police officers went on trial Monday in a closely watched case involving a 25-year-old black prisoner who died after being shackled and placed without a seat belt in a Baltimore City police van.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 7:44 pm
Xiuhtezcatl Tonatiuh became a climate change activist at age 6 when he saw an environmental documentary. He asked his mom to find a way for him to speak at a rally.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 7:37 pm
The University of Chicago has shut down its campus after learning of an anonymous online threat of gun violence said to be planned for Monday.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 7:19 pm
World leaders opened pivotal climate talks Monday in Paris, saying the stakes are too high to end the conference without achieving a binding agreement to help slow the pace of global climate change.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 5:36 pm
The trial for the first of the six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray is due to begin Monday in Baltimore. The death of Gray while in police custody sparked some of the most violent protests the city has ever seen.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 4:18 pm
Moms and dads across America aren't the only ones with a shopping list for the holiday season.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 4:08 pm
A black journalism professor in Texas is walking through her neighborhood when she's stopped and quizzed by police. A black jogger gets questioned while on a run through his Alabama neighborhood. Police pull a black man over in Rhode Island for air refresheners in his car.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 4:03 pm
The crying coming from under a block of asphalt sounded like it was from a cat to Angelica Blount. But it turned out to be an abandoned baby that police say was deliberately buried under debris along a Los Angeles area walking path.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 2:50 pm
As a professional ballroom dancer and teacher, Shelly May was accustomed to being the center of attention.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 2:49 pm
Dwight Watkins was visiting his aunt one spring day in Baltimore when he heard someone beat on her front door and frantically call out for him.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 2:48 pm
Joey Feek is no longer able to get out of bed, but her husband says she is still fighting cancer.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 2:30 pm

Posted: November 30, 2015, 2:30 pm
"I can't prove it, but I can say it." These words uttered by Stephen Colbert while still hosting "The Colbert Report" sum up Donald Trump's campaign for president.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 1:36 pm
"My body knows it's time to say goodbye" wrote five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant as he poetically announced his intention to retire at the end of the season.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 1:36 pm
Why is BB-8 in a bag? Who's going to die? And seriously, where's Luke?

Posted: November 30, 2015, 1:20 pm
They're not in a galaxy far far away -- they're just a plane ride around our own planet

Posted: November 30, 2015, 1:20 pm
Do you think you have what it takes to be a Jedi? Then test yourself with our first Star Wars quiz!

Posted: November 30, 2015, 1:20 pm
It's not even winter yet, but the deadly weather in parts of the U.S. suggests otherwise.

Posted: November 30, 2015, 1:17 pm
Carol Costello: Until you're in the shoes of a police officer, you don't know how you'll react to a threatening encounter with someone wielding a gun

Posted: November 30, 2015, 1:16 pm
Julian Zelizer: Student protesters raise a good question but a lot more thought needs to go into how to resolve it

Posted: November 30, 2015, 1:16 pm
It's probably the most important number you've never heard of: 2 degrees Celsius.

Posted: November 29, 2015, 7:54 pm
Four months and 1,300 miles ago, Erlend Moster Knudsen started running. Starting line: Arctic Norway. Destination: a U.N. climate change summit in Paris.

Posted: November 29, 2015, 7:32 pm
A Pennsylvania police officer was shot to death after responding to a call about a domestic dispute, authorities said.

Posted: November 29, 2015, 7:29 pm