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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,...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a North Carolina law that says magistrates with religious objections can refuse to marry same-sex couples. The judge ruled the three couples who brought the case — two gay and one interracial — lacked legal...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's police department will add nearly 1,000 new positions over the next two years, a move that comes as the city deals with a dramatic increase in shootings and homicides and battles financial woes that threaten basic services. Superintendent Eddie Johnson...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An election-year bill to protect health care and pension benefits for about 120,000 retired coal miners and their families has moved forward in the Senate. The Senate Finance Committee approved the measure Wednesday, 18-8. Six Republicans, including Finance...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The deputy manager of Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison for conspiring to cover up campaign payments to a former Iowa state senator, after a judge determined he played a larger role than two other...