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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police across the United States face scrutiny about how...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the practice under an agreement announced Friday with the American Civil Liberties Union. The agreement follows a March 2015 report...
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — One of two brothers charged in the stabbing deaths of his parents and three siblings in suburban Tulsa told police that plans for the attack were on a USB flash drive inside the family's home, according to an affidavit for a search warrant. The...
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia has revoked specialty license plates featuring a Confederate battle flag after a federal judge dissolved an injunction allowing the image. The Department of Motor Vehicles will begin recalling and replacing existing plates, Attorney General Mark...
HONOLULU (AP) — Atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea, where some Native Hawaiians have been peacefully protesting the construction of what would be one of the world's largest telescopes, astronomers have spent the last 40 years observing our universe and helping make some of the most...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign for president opened with an absolute bang as billionaire businessman Donald Trump refused to pledge his loyalty to the GOP. Over the course of the next two hours, the 10 leading candidates for the Republican...
CLEVELAND (AP) — It took just one question for chaos to erupt in Cleveland. "Is there anyone on stage, and can I see hands, who is unwilling tonight to pledge your support to the eventual nominee of the Republican Party and pledge to not run an independent campaign against that...
CLEVELAND (AP) — On a crowded debate stage, 10 Republican candidates for president sought breakout moments and tried to avoid missteps that could sink their White House hopes at this early stage. Here's a look at how they fared during the first Republican debate of the 2016...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The parents who created a "visual bucket list" for their 5-old-old daughter who's slowly going blind started by showing her wondrous sights close to their Ohio home. They never dreamed she'd get to see Rome someday. Elizabeth "Lizzy" Myers and her family...