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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former Oklahoma police officer facing a fourth trial in the fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend says state prosecutors don't have standing to try him because he's a member of an American Indian tribe. Citing his membership in the Muscogee...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri police officer slain during a traffic stop was eulogized Saturday as an optimistic man who always prized law enforcement, with the state's governor pressing mourners to appreciate the perils of law enforcers in a culture "too quick to condemn"...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, sending at least 26 others to hospitals and ratcheting up tension in an increasingly violent confrontation...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — White House official Omarosa Manigault-Newman clashed with a veteran news anchor during a panel discussion on policing in black communities held at the largest gathering of black journalists in the country. The director of communications for the White House...
DENVER (AP) — Taylor Swift's allegation that a former morning radio host reached under her skirt and grabbed her backside during a photo op is bringing attention to a common but largely hidden outrage for many women, one that few report. A 2014 survey found nearly 1 in 4 women...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of people are facing off in Charlottesville ahead of a white nationalist rally planned in the Virginia city's downtown. Rally supporters and counter-protesters screamed, chanted, threw punches, hurled water bottles and unleashed chemical...
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Lottery says a suburban Chicago barbecue restaurant sold the winning ticket for a $393 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot The Illinois Lottery said Saturday that someone bought the ticket at Nick's Barbecue in Palos Heights. The $393...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A more traditional person might call it crass, an ostentatious 90th birthday bash with a $250-per-person price tag to attend. But then, no one would call Louisiana's four-term former governor, Edwin Edwards — the convicted felon with a wife five decades...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' big cities are booming like few places in the U.S., and mayors say Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is doing damage by trying to rein them in. Leaders of Texas' biggest cities, including Houston and Dallas, headed into the final weekend of a special...