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U.S. Police-related deaths pass 1,000, terror fatalities remain below 10

Police deaths pass 1000In the aftermath of last week's terrorist attacks in France, the United States of America on Sunday reached a deadly milestone in a different crisis. With a little over a month to go in 2015, a thousand people have already died in police-related incidents so far this year, according to a tally run by Britain's The Guardian newspaper.

U.S. citizens killed by police this year are being tallied and represented in an interactive web exhibit created by the news outlet, called "The Counted."


Giant for-profit college chain settles with feds for $95 million

Education ManagementOne of the nation's largest chains of for-profit trade schools and colleges has reached a $95.5 million settlement with the Obama administration over allegations it had run a “high-pressure boiler room” telemarketing scheme to push students into enrolling.

In the settlement announced Monday, Education Management Corp. is not admitting wrongdoing, but the agreement resolves allegations that the company used illegal enrollment incentives to pay its recruiters and exaggerated to prospective students its career-placement ability. The federal complaint is available here.


Alabama, Michigan governors: No Syrian refugees

states beegin to bar refugees from SyriaThe governors of Alabama and Michigan have said they would oppose any attempts to relocate Syrian refugees to their states days after a terror attack tied to Syria killed at least 129 people in Paris.

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley issued a statement Sunday saying Syrian migrants would not be welcome.

"I will oppose any attempt to relocate Syrian refugees to Alabama through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. As your governor, I will not stand complicit to a policy that places the citizens of Alabama in harm's way," he announced.


Protests erupt after black man shot by Minneapolis police

Shooting by police protested in MinneapolisA Minnesota criminal-justice agency is investigating a Minneapolis police officer’s shooting of a black man suspected in an assault, an incident that sparked protests and prompted a weekend community forum with the mayor and police chief.

Some witnesses’ accounts that the man, identified as Jamar Clark, was handcuffed when he was shot early Sunday morning led to outrage. Police said their preliminary investigation shows the man was not handcuffed, but the investigation is ongoing.


Eight remain hospitalized after San Francisco tour bus crash

Tour bush crashes in SFWhat began as a serene tour through one of the nation’s most picturesque cities turned into a two-block ride of terror on Friday, when an open-air tour bus careened wildly out of control in San Francisco’s Union Square, running down a bicyclist, striking two pedestrians and smashing into several moving cars before it ploughed into scaffolding lining a construction site.

Twenty people were hurt, six critically, when the big blue bus with at least 30 people aboard raced through one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations on Friday afternoon, leaving chaos and carnage in its wake.


Protest of Mormon LGBT policy planned in Salt Lake City

LBGT protest Mormon decisionA day after the Mormon church stood behind its new rules targeting gay members and their children, while issuing clarifications, several hundred people are expected at a rally in Salt Lake City to protest their displeasure with the policy changes.

The attendees will join together in renouncing their membership with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said Brooke Swallow, one of the event organizers. She grew up Mormon but drifted from the faith in her early 20s and formally renounced her membership two years ago.


Utah judge reverses his ruling on lesbian parents

Judge reverses ruling on lesbian foster parentsA Utah judge has reversed his decision to move a baby from its lesbian foster parents and place it with a heterosexual couple.

Judge Scott Johansen had said it was for the eight-month-old girl's "well-being" that she be with heterosexual parents.

Officials from the Utah Division of Child and Family Services had said they would fight Mr Johansen's ruling. His prior decision spurred criticism across the country.

The child could have been taken from its parents, April Hoagland and Beckie Pierce, within a week.


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