Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers
HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.
Californians facing nights in wildfire evacuation shelters
MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wildfire threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to flee their residences were spending what may be just one of many nights in evacuation shelters.
Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's fire marshal said Tuesday it wasn't clear why a circus operator proceeded with a show minutes after the National Weather Service put out a severe storm warning, as 60 mph winds collapsed the tent, killing two spectators and sending about 32 others to hospitals.
Israeli arrested after West Bank arson that killed toddler
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Tuesday it was interrogating the suspected head of a Jewish extremist group in the first arrest of an Israeli suspect following last week's arson attack in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler and wounded his brother and parents.