Attorney General Eric Holder endorsed a proposal that would result in shorter prison sentences for many nonviolent drug traffickers, saying the change would rein in runaway federal prison costs and create a fairer criminal justice system.
The royal tour continues, with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge set to visit the 9/11 memorial in Manhattan Tuesday. The last thing the royal couple would have wanted to do is get entangled in domestic controversy, but they're stepping into messy circumstances.
North Carolinians Protest Suspected Lynching of Black Teen
An unusual set of circumstances are leading residents of a North Carolina community to suspect the "suicide" of an African-American teenager may actually be a lynching. Authorities found 17-year-old Lennon Lacy having from two belts on a playground swing set on August 29th, but new evidence has lead the local NAACP chapter to suspect foul play.
After an overnight manhunt, two people are in custody for the Monday night shootings of two NYPD officers during a robbery in the Bronx. These latest shootings have heightened tensions in New York, coming just days after the funerals of two officers who were assassinated in broad daylight. Michelle Miller reports.