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CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors moved quickly to charge a white Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man whose vehicle broke down in the middle of a street. Now, they have to prove it. The Tulsa County District Attorney's Office...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Two of the country's poorest cities are talking about a merger they say could help both, though they may need a sizable boost in taxpayer dollars to make it happen. Cleveland officials cite the development possibilities that exist in next-door East Cleveland, a...
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on flooding along rain-swollen rivers in Iowa and Wisconsin (all times local): 10 a.m. Iowa officials are pleading for volunteers to help fill sandbags and scrambling to erect earthen dams and berms to stave off flooding. Cedar Falls officials...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — To much of the world, Charlotte is the Queen City — a gleaming downtown, state-of-the-art stadiums, sparkling new mass transit, the nation's banking capital. But a very different Charlotte came into the spotlight in the past few days. Move outside the city...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue — an offhand remark or unrehearsed gesture that helps to reveal the essence of a candidate who's already been poked, prodded and inspected for years. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A year after the tap water in Flint was exposed as a source of dangerous levels of lead, residents of the impoverished city are still grappling with the man-made public health crisis, which has led to criminal charges and drawn attention in the presidential...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Centuries of struggles and strife, decades of planning and pain, and years of hoping for a place that African-American history can call home will culminate as President Barack Obama officially opens the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — To much of the world, Charlotte is the Queen City — a gleaming downtown, state-of-the-art stadiums, sparkling new mass transit, the nation's banking capital. But a very different Charlotte came into the spotlight in the past few days. Move outside the city...
BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Police searched Saturday for a gunman authorities said opened fire in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle, killing four females and one man, before fleeing toward an interstate on foot. People fled, customers hid in...