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 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a Black man in South Bend, Indiana, leading Mayor Pete Buttigieg to return home early from a presidential campaign trip to address the public and reach out to community members.The shooting...
As the jubilation rose when the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship, the team's president got into trouble for an alleged shove when he made his way to the court in Oakland
The investigation into the causes of the Flint Water Crisis is apparently going back to square one, officials announced as charges are eliminated for the people who had been charged

Police in the Dominican Republic have made arrests in the shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz. Officials say one man was paid a hefty sum to commit the act
 WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Wednesday that if she wins the White House, her Justice Department "would have no choice" but to pursue an obstruction of justice case against President Donald Trump after he leaves...
 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors' investor who shoved Toronto guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals won't attend any more games in the series.The Warriors said Thursday that they and investor Mark Stevens,...

2020 presidential hopeful Julian Castro is proposing federal standards for use of force by police, although policing is largely seen as a local matter
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In Iowa, one of the whitest states in the nation, more than 100 Black Democrats who expect to attend the 2020 caucuses crammed into a tiny community center in the capital city to position themselves...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities on Friday denied withholding a cellphone video of Sandra Bland's confrontational traffic stop, responding to a Democratic legislator's heated questions about why the 39-second clip ...

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on Black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship. The Am...
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — State records show a Texas police officer who fatally shot a woman who shocked him with his Taser had completed dozens of hours of crisis intervention training before the deadly arrest attempt. Bay...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who reportedly told investigators that he went to the Mall of America "looking for someone to kill" pleaded guilty Tuesday to throwing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony and faces 19 yea...
HOUSTON (AP) — The mother of a missing 4-year-old Texas girl was heckled outside a courtroom on Monday by people who questioned if she had done enough to protect her daughter before her disappearance. Brittany Bowens, M...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The ruling African National Congress held a comfortable lead Thursday with more than half the vote counted from South Africa's presidential and parliamentary election, but it received much lower suppor...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Perhaps nowhere in today's South Africa is the country's inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton and Alexandra.With its gleaming high-rises and lush estates, Sandton is known as Africa's richest...
LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry's wife Meghan went into labor early Monday with their first child, Buckingham Palace said.The 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex, who was an American actress known as Meghan Markle before she joined the British royal family,...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor resigned on Thursday, ending a city leadership tenure that unraveled amid an unfolding scandal over payments for a self-published children's book series she sold to customers including a $4 billion hospital network she once...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy once and for all. But as the hours dragged on, opposition leader Juan Guaidó stood alone on a highway overpass with the same small...
BOSTON (AP) — When Alfred Brownell arrived in a remote Liberian village, the surrounding tropical rainforest had been leveled by bulldozers. Burial grounds were uprooted, religious shrines were desecrated and a stream people depended upon for water was polluted.Brownell,...
 LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quarantine at two Los Angeles universities affected more than 200 students and staff who may have been exposed to measles and either have not been vaccinated or cannot verify that they are immune.The order...