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Officers caught in the shooting deaths of citizens are not immediately questioned after the incidents in many police departments, which frustrates many seeking reform
Rep. Elijah Cummings said somebody once told him he would see one guy when he sat down with President Donald Trump "and then you might see another guy" the next day.
In the days after Atatiana Jefferson's killing in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer, many in the black community say they've seen at least initial signs of swifter action.

Liberal and conservative justices seemed split Wednesday on whether to grant a new sentencing hearing to Lee Boyd Malvo.
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated President Donald Trump, died early Thursday of complications from longstanding health issues, his office said. He was 68.
Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike

Chicago's 25,000 teachers are ready to walk out as talks between their union and the city deteriorate. Mayor Lori Lightfoot has taken the preemptive step of closing schools
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren don't just lead the Democratic presidential primary in fundraising. They've stockpiled millions more than their rivals.
The founder of #MeToo is using the second anniversary of the movement to launch a new effort intended to mobilize voters heading into the 2020 election.

Conflict with protesters in the Caribbean nation demanding the resignation of president Jovenel Moïse is becoming increasingly tense
Civil Rights leaders are asking why the Census Bureau is suddenly asking for information that could quell voter participation in immigrant population count.
The University of Mississippi issued a campus wide email warning students about insensitive and racist costumes in blackface and otherwise.
A former Georgia police officer named Robert "Chip" Olsen, who fatally shot an unarmed, naked man was found not guilty of murder on Monday.
Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. election has been seen as two separate, unrelated tracks, but a new study suggests the tactics were intertwined.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 in recognition of his efforts to end his country's two-decade border conflict with Eritrea.
In response to the NBA defending Daryl Morey's freedom of speech, Chinese officials took it away from the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets.
As the public appearances of President Jovenel Moïse fade with Haiti's deepening political turmoil, dozens of people are vying to become the country's next leader.
The boy who was born to Sabina Losirkale on that day in 1989 has been an outcast of sorts for all of his life.
As House Democrats fire off more subpoenas, the White House has launched a high-stakes strategy to counter the impeachment threat to President Donald Trump.
The devastation after Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas has left its residents to start over with the nation they once knew all but gone