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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A deputy public defender in Las Vegas who defied a judge's request that she not wear a "Black Lives Matter" pin in court has become the latest voice of protest in a national debate over police brutality and race relations. Erika Ballou's protest comes two months...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal charges portraying Manhattan bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami as a man bent on murderous destruction set the stage for the most anticipated terror prosecution since the Boston Marathon bombing. As separate cases wind through federal courts in New...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gulf oil spill recovery money intended for testing to ensure fish caught off Louisiana were safe for consumers instead paid for unnecessary iPads, cameras, boats and now-missing fishing equipment, state auditors said, calling the safety program so...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal charges, which portray Ahmad Khan Rahami as a man bent on murderous destruction, set the stage for the most anticipated terror prosecution since the Boston Marathon bombing. As separate cases wind through federal courts in New Jersey and New York,...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on police shooting and protests in Charlotte, North Carolina (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The mother of a man shot to death by Charlotte police says he was a family man. Keith Lamont Scott's mother, Vernita Walker of Charleston, South Carolina,...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Heriberto Ferrer doesn't want to vote for Donald Trump — but he says he can't rule it out, his open-mindedness forced by his low opinion of Hillary Clinton. "I don't want Trump to win. Period," he tells a Republican volunteer standing in his doorway on a...
WEST POINT, Calif. (AP) — Two women have been arrested on charges of holding four men captive at an illegal marijuana plantation in Northern California and forcing them to work there for six months. Calaveras County Sheriff's Capt. Jim Macedo says the men fled the secluded,...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Navajo Nation member Davis Filfred prefers casting a ballot the old fashioned way at a polling place. But he's worried he may have to make a three-hour round-trip drive this November to make that happen. San Juan County in southeastern Utah switched to an...
NEW YORK (AP) — It began with the constant and compulsive pressure to sell. Then came stress-induced health problems. Wells Fargo employees, both current and former, say they spent every day frantically trying to persuade customers to open more accounts — not for any bonuses,...