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Open government advocates worry that police using social media will allow law enforcement to bypass questions from traditional media.
Families of two people killed by package bombs left on their doorsteps in Austin knew each other and were connected through local activism in the black community, a civic leader said Tuesday.
When the children of U.S. service members sexually assault one another on a military base there often is no justice.That's because federal law governs civilians on many U.S. military installations, and federal prosecutors have little interest in pursuing juvenile sex assault cases.

Prosecutors declined to bring charges because they couldn't prove Officer Clifford Proctor acted unlawfully when he shot Brendon Glenn in the back in 2015 in Venice, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said.
The University of Mississippi is acknowledging its historical connections to slave labor, slave owners and officials who set policies that stripped African-Americans of voting rights after the Civil War. The university unveiled six plaques on its main campus in Oxford.
Wakanda's reign shows no signs of waning. 'Black Panther' is king of the box office for the third straight weekend.

A new poll shows that more than half of Americans, including large majorities of blacks and Hispanics, think President Donald Trump is a racist.
High court throws wrench in administration's unusual strategy to halt application renewals
Jared Taylor is latest legal challenge filed by right-wing groups and figures banned from social media sites.

MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Billy Graham, the magnetic, movie-star-handsome preacher who became a singular force in postwar American religious life, a confidant of presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday at 99."America's...
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University professor canceled a course he teaches on cultural freedoms and hate speech after his use of a racial slur during a class discussion led some students to walk out.Colleagues say Professor Emeritus...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa's leadership crisis (all times local):5:25 p.m.South Africa's government says a regular Cabinet meeting scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed amid the turmoil over embattled President Jacob Zuma.The government says a new...
Terrill Thomas, 38, spent a week without water inside his cell at Milwaukee County jail.
Demonstrators took to the streets of Macerata, Italy to protest an extremist attack when a gunman shot six African migrants in a drive-by shooting. This as Italy prepares for the country's national election on March 4.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld an agreement requiring President Donald Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits accusing his now-defunct Trump University of fraud.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an...
Members of the GOP undermine FBI and facts to protect Trump from Russia probe.
Minneapolis residents and visitors are flocking to former the NFL star's "TESTIFY: Americana from Slavery to Today."
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is leaving his position ahead of a previously planned retirement this spring...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Divisive and hotly debated, the Chief Wahoo logo is being removed from the Cleveland Indians' uniform next year.The polarizing mascot is coming off the team's jersey sleeves and caps starting in the 2019 season, a move...