All three cases started with a traffic stop.

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Police-involved shootings and controversy over use of deadly force against people of color has returned to the spotlight through a new round of trials.

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As an encounter between two Seattle police officers and a mother of four escalated, one of the cops yelled, "Tase her!"

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A four-year-old girl was left to protect her mother in the only way she knew how: by telling her mom to be just a little more perfect, a survival tactic many black parents have felt forced to teach their children in an America in which dark skin is still too frequently seen as threatening.

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Sitting in the back of a police car, Diamond Reynold's four-year-old daughter tried to comfort her mother after Philando Castile's shooting.

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A series of wildfires is blazing across the Southwest as the chance of rain remains low amid a deadly heatwave.

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Two Islamic centers in Northern California were the sites of possible hate crimes during the last days of Ramadan, law enforcement officials said.

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While politicians in Washington debate building a wall between the United States and Mexico, Americans who've moved south of the border have a different perspective on the country they've come to call home.

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At least 120 people died and 130 were injured when an oil tanker truck exploded in Bahawalpur city in eastern Pakistan, according to officials.

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A Texas mother whose two children died of heat exposure after she left them in a car was arrested Friday, local authorities said.

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An ice cream shop owner in Orangeburg, South Carolina, a majority black town, is unable to remove a Confederate flag that flies over his business, but is located on land he doesn't own. CNN's Victor Blackwell reports.

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Israel launched strikes on Syrian military positions Saturday, close to the two countries' disputed border in the Golan Heights, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

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A congressional report says that World War II veterans who were exposed to mustard gas experiments have been denied benefits. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

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As growing opposition imperiled passage of the Senate version of the healthcare bill, leaders of the conservative Koch network voiced sharp criticism of the legislation at their donor retreat here -- stating that the bill needed dramatic changes before they would support it.

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Justice Anthony Kennedy, the man who so often determines the outcome of the most controversial Supreme Court cases, is himself the center of brewing speculation.

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