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Prosecutor: Officer who shot black teen was 'trigger happy'

August 17, 2018

DALLAS (AP) — A former Texas police officer accused of killing a black teenager was angry, out of control and "trigger happy" when he fired at a car full of teenagers while responding to a house... more »»

Mormon president: Don't use 'Mormon' or 'LDS' as church name

August 16, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The faith has the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently made a documentary about its members called "Meet the Mormons" and uses "Mormon" in its official website addresses. more »»

AP Interview: Los Angeles mayor: Trump doing 'racist things'

August 16, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, considering a 2020 presidential run, said Thursday that President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while... more »»

Georgia's Kemp wants verifiable voting, but not right away

August 16, 2018

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican gubernatorial nominee Brian Kemp says Georgia's aging electronic voting machines should be replaced, coming around to a position critics say he's resisted for eight year... more »»

AP NewsBreak: No plea deals in Oakland warehouse fire case

August 16, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California district attorney has reversed course and says she will no longer consider plea deals to resolve the only criminal case filed in connection to a 2016... more »»

Man who lamented family's disappearance arrested in deaths

August 16, 2018

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — After his pregnant wife and two daughters disappeared, Christopher Watts stood on his porch in Colorado and lamented to reporters how much he missed them. more »»

Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

August 16, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Responding to what it calls a "moral catastrophe," the leading body of U.S. more »»

Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

August 16, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the history of California wildfires there has never been anything like it: A churning tornado filled with fire, the size of three football fields. more »»

Prosecutor: Officer who shot black teen was 'trigger happy'

August 16, 2018

DALLAS (AP) — A former Texas police officer accused of killing a black teenager was angry, out of control and "trigger happy" when he fired at a car full of teenagers while responding to a house... more »»

Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacy

August 16, 2018

Aretha Franklin, who was born and rose to fame during the segregation era and went on to sing at the inauguration of the first black president, often used her talent, fortune and platform to... more »»

US officials: Ex-ISIS fighter entered US as refugee

August 16, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An Iraqi man accused of killing for the Islamic State entered the U.. more »»

2 brothers pay respects as Marine killed in WWII is buried

August 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The remains of a Marine lost since the early days of World War II have been buried in Philadelphia, more than 70 years after he was killed. more »»

Colorado husband arrested in deaths of wife, 2 little girls

August 16, 2018

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — After his pregnant wife and two daughters disappeared, Christopher Watts stood on his porch in Colorado and lamented to reporters how much he missed them. more »»

Washington cardinal entangled in two sex-abuse scandals

August 16, 2018

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, is facing a storm of criticism and calls for his resignation after becoming entangled in two major sexual abuse scandals roilin... more »»

Police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall ill

August 16, 2018

Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people's homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana blamed... more »»

Group sues to expand protected orca habitat along West Coast

August 16, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — An environmental group sued President Donald Trump's administration Thursday to make officials move more quickly to protect the Pacific Northwest's endangered orcas. more »»

Georgia's Kemp wants verifiable voting -- after his own race

August 16, 2018

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican gubernatorial nominee Brian Kemp says Georgia's aging electronic voting machines should be replaced, coming around to a position critics say he's resisted for eight year... more »»

 
 

 

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