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'Hurting' Dallas police chief earns praise

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 12:32

David Brown, a 30-year veteran of the city’s force, was thrust unexpectedly into the spotlight as the U.S. reeled from a tough week.

Obama: U.S. is not as divided as some suggest

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 09:22

President Obama rejected the notion that this week's violence is a signal that the U.S. has returned to some of the darkest days of its past.

Islamic State see massive Twitter traffic drop

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 08:24

The Islamic State group's Twitter traffic has plunged 45 percent in the past two years, the Obama administration says.

Bernie Sanders’ farewell tour is approaching its end

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 07:46

Sanders is reportedly planning to endorse Hillary Clinton, a long good-bye that angered some Democrats who argued his protracted concession threatened party unity.

Alton Sterling's GoFundMe page exceeds $648K

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 07:45

All of the money is to go to Sterling's family so that his five children can pay for a college education.

More citizens recording police interactions

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 05:48

A growing number of groups are training citizens to monitor police encounters for excessive use of force.

Russia says two US diplomats expelled

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 05:46

Moscow on Saturday said it had expelled two US diplomats as a retaliatory move after Washington turfed out two Russian officials.

Trump's voter hole: College-educated whites

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 03:43

Wanda Melton has always voted Republican, but now the Georgia grandmother plans to cross over to support Hillary Clinton.

Protesters rally against police violence

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 22:44

People joining mostly peaceful demonstrations in several cities show both frustration and determination.

S. Korea: North's sub-launched missile fails

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 22:28

North Korea's submarine missile launches aren't yet reliable, but that could change, experts say.

1 ticket wins $540M Mega Millions jackpot

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 21:25

The ticket, sold in Indiana, ends the longest Mega Millions run without a winner, lottery officials say.

7 lives that mattered: Reflections on a deadly week

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 13:58

A week that began with celebratory Fourth of July fireworks ended with Americans looking somberly into their souls.

Conservatives reject GOP finger-pointers after Dallas

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 13:46

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh's now-deleted tweet after the Dallas shooting prompts outrage.

DOJ unlikely to pursue hate crimes for Dallas shooting

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 12:05

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says a hate crime investigation would be on the table if more suspects are discovered.

Inside the plot to ‘save’ the GOP from Trump

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 10:20

A scenario is in the works where a group of Wisconsin delegates could force a contested convention in Cleveland.

Iraq war vet among slain Dallas officers

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 09:05

Patrick Zamarripa served the Navy and did three tours of duty in Iraq before joining the Dallas Police Department.

Dallas man wrongly ID'd gets death threats

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 08:06

Mark Hughes, a protester who was wrongly identified as a suspect in the shooting, was released by police without charges.

Police union criticizes Obama's response

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 07:49

The nation's largest police union asks for the Dallas shootings to be investigated as a hate crime.

Trump calls for 'law and order' after Dallas

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 06:42

The presumptive GOP nominee strikes a presidential tone in his first comments since five officers were slain.

Slain Dallas cop married officer 2 weeks ago

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 06:08

Rapid Transit Officer Brent Thompson, who was killed in the sniper attack, recently married a fellow transit officer.