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NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Garner's mother and widow say they have been moved to see thousands of marchers protesting peacefully after a New York City grand jury declined to indict a police officer in Garner's chokehold death. Garner's mother said Saturday it "warmed her heart" to see...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In courtrooms across the country every day, a price tag is put on the freedom of the accused and for many it's too expensive. With more than 60 percent of jail inmates nationwide awaiting trial and many unable to afford bail, reforms are underway that rely...
NEW YORK (AP) — The eyes of the world will follow the Duchess of Cambridge on her first visit to New York when she tours a children's development center in Harlem next week. And for much of that global audience, that moment will be their introduction to the duchess' companion:...
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An American photojournalist and a South African teacher held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen were killed Saturday during a U.S.-led rescue operation that President Barack Obama said he ordered because of "imminent danger" to the U.S. hostage. U.S. officials...
NILES, Mich. (AP) — A 44-year-old man stabbed an Amtrak conductor and three other people — none fatally — in southwestern Michigan before police officers subdued and arrested him, authorities said. The attack happened Friday night in Niles, which is about 10 miles north of South...
NEW YORK (AP) — At least 400 people are killed by police officers in the United States every year, and while the circumstances of each case are different, one thing remains constant: In only a handful of instances do grand juries issue an indictment, concluding that the officer...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Can a company that didn't exist five years ago, an upstart with a knack for angering regulators who could close it down, really be worth $40 billion? That is the figure that had investors from Wall Street to Silicon Valley abuzz a day after Uber announced it had...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Advocates for sexual-assault victims say Rolling Stone's backpedaling from an explosive account of a gang rape at the University of Virginia doesn't change the fact that rape is a problem on college campuses and must be confronted - even as some...
Demonstrators around the country staged die-ins, blocked roadways and marched into stores to protest a New York grand jury's decision to not indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man. Tensions were already running high around the nation because...