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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The horrific scene unfolded in a matter of minutes, a black-clad man with military training stalking law enforcement officers and ignoring horrified onlookers as he shot anyone he could find wearing a badge. Police say Gavin Long, 29, of Kansas City,...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a vigil held for a University of California, Berkeley student who was among 84 people killed in a terror attack in Nice, France (all times local): 6:25 p.m. A University of California, Berkeley student killed last week in a truck rampage in...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who opened fire at a gay Florida nightclub last month had complained he was repeatedly taunted for being Muslim in his job as a security guard at a Florida courthouse, according to records released Monday. Omar Mateen responded to the taunts by...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Activists and educators on Monday called a Mexican-American studies textbook proposed for use across Texas biased and poorly researched and argued that its contents are especially offensive in a state where a majority of public school students are Hispanic...
CHICAGO (AP) — The former Marine who killed three Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers identified with a growing movement that originated among white supremacists and whose adherents believe they're immune to most state and federal laws, including paying taxes and getting...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A person who cared for a Zika-infected relative in Utah also got the virus, but exactly how it was transmitted is a medical mystery, health officials announced Monday. The tropical mosquito that mainly spreads Zika isn't found in the high-altitude area with...
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are trying to unravel how a relative may have picked up a Zika infection from a Utah man who died. The tropical virus rarely spreads from person to person, not like the flu or the measles. The virus can pass from a pregnant woman to her fetus and...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition set out to ambush police in Baton Rouge, authorities said Monday, a day after three law enforcement officers were killed in the attack. The gunman's "movements, his direction, his attention...
CHICAGO (AP) — A racially charged narrative has re-emerged in the U.S. due to fatal shootings of black men by white officers as well as the shooting deaths of eight officers in Texas and Louisiana. This round of violence — and protests against such violence — began and continued...