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BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is suing a suburban Philadelphia town, alleging its denial of a permit for a mosque in 2014 constituted religious discrimination. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports ( http://bit.ly/2a3DPGI ) the suit was filed Thursday and seeks to...
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A county official in Ohio is apologizing after a newspaper quoted him as saying that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton "should be hanging from a tree." Licking County Commissioner Duane Flowers read a prepared apology during a meeting on...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York authorities say about nine people were hurt when a double-decker tour bus swerved and jumped a curb at Central Park on Fifth Avenue. Police and Fire Department officials say none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening. Police say a taxi cut off...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Patrol car video publicly released Thursday shows a white Austin, Texas, police officer violently throwing a black woman to the ground during a traffic stop, followed by another white officer telling her black people have "violent tendencies" and whites are...
HOUSTON (AP) — Officials in Houston released video Thursday showing police officers shooting a black man who police said had been holding a gun while standing in a street. The footage from the July 9 incident included the recording from a convenience store surveillance camera...
HUGO, Colo. (AP) — Officials told residents of a small Colorado town not to shower or drink tap water Thursday because wells have been contaminated with marijuana's intoxicating chemical. Hugo, about 100 miles southeast of Denver on Colorado's plains, prohibits marijuana...
Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn't dangerous. A few seconds later, he felt bullets rip into his leg. The therapist, who is black and works with people with disabilities, was rounding up a...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lawyers investigating a Minnesota archbishop in 2014 found compelling and credible allegations from nearly a dozen people that he engaged in sexual misconduct and harassment, then retaliated when his advances were rejected, according to an internal church...
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Four Maryland congressional members expressed outrage Thursday after a court in Gambia sentenced a state resident to three years in prison following her arrest there during an anti-government protest led by her prominent dissident uncle. Fanta Darboe...