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Charlotte Police Chief Releases Video Footage in Shooting of Keith Scott

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:40
Police Chief Kerr Putney said he won’t recommend charges for the officers involved in the shooting of Mr. Scott, who the chief said was holding marijuana and ignoring police commands to drop his gun before the fatal encounter.

African-American Museum Opens in Washington

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 18:26
Just over a century after African-American Civil War veterans began to push for its creation, a national museum celebrating the black experience in this country opened its doors on Saturday.

Police Hunt for Shooter After Five Killed at Mall Near Seattle

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 06:11
Five people were killed after a young man with a rifle opened fire at a Macy’s department store in Washington state Friday night.

Trump's Father Helped GOP Candidate With Numerous Loans

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 19:22
Although Donald Trump says he built his empire from a $1 million loan from his father, a court document shows frequent borrowing from Fred Trump and his companies.

Bomb Suspect's Path to Radicalization

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 19:08
New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami came to the U.S. as a child, seemed to embrace American culture as a teenager and then veered toward radicalization after a trip with his family overseas.

No Fortune 100 CEOs Back Trump

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 18:27
No chief executive at the nation’s 100 largest companies had donated to Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign through August, a sharp reversal from 2012, when nearly a third supported GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Eleven backed Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Charlotte, Tulsa Highlight Patchwork Approach to Releasing Body Camera Videos

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 17:20
The contrast in handling of police video from recent shootings in Tulsa, Okla., and Charlotte, N.C., illustrate a widening divide over whether to show footage to the public from body cameras and other sources as police killings of black men sparked protests around the country.

Obama Vetoes Bill Allowing Terror Victims to Sue Foreign Governments

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 16:28
President Barack Obama rejected legislation that would allow Americans to sue foreign governments over terrorist attacks, setting up what would be the first congressional override of a veto by Mr. Obama.

Corruption Case Deals New York Governor a Blow

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 16:18
Andrew Cuomo suffered a serious political setback this week when federal prosecutors charged his former top aide and eight others connected to him with participating in a bribery scheme.

Keith Lamont Scott's Wife Releases Video of Charlotte Shooting

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 16:07
The family of Keith Lamont Scott—a black man who was fatally shot by police Tuesday in Charlotte—released a cellphone-camera video his wife said she made during the shooting, which doesn’t answer the question of whether he was armed.

Miami Neighborhood's Zika Outbreak Likely Curtailed by Aerial Spraying

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 15:42
Aerial spraying to kill mosquitoes likely interrupted a Zika outbreak in a Miami neighborhood, the first time it has been shown to do so, according to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Ted Cruz Endorses Donald Trump

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 15:36
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said he plans to vote for longtime rival Donald Trump in November, citing his earlier pledge to back whoever won the Republican Party’s nomination and his deep concerns about a Hillary Clinton presidency.

FBI Gave Two of Clinton's Attorneys Immunity as Part of FBI's Email Probe

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 12:47
Lawmakers in Congress said two of Hillary Clinton’s attorneys were granted immunity as part of a now-closed Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into whether the former secretary of state or her aides mishandled classified information.

Donald Trump Expands 'Short List' of Potential High Court Picks

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 11:59
Donald Trump added 10 people to his previous ‘short list’ of 11 potential Supreme Court nominees, including Utah Sen. Mike Lee, who hasn’t endorsed the New York businessman’s candidacy.

Congress Gives Itself Extra Time, Then Asks: What's the Rush?

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 09:22
Lawmakers shifted the fiscal year long ago to get more time for budget deals, but lately the Sept. 30 deadline is still getting missed.

Walk-Off Win Saves Mets' Season

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 23:16
Facing another crushing defeat with just nine games left in the season, the Mets instead got a three-run 11th-inning home run from Asdrubal Cabrera for an exhilarating 9-8 win.

Chicago Mayor Urges Mentoring, Jobs Programs, Stronger Police Ties With Community

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 21:05
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel called for stepped-up mentoring, jobs programs and stronger ties between police and the community, a day after his police chief announced plans to add nearly 1,000 police officers.
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