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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — To the white police officer and the judge, the shooting two years ago of a black driver after a chase was a split-second case of bad judgment not deserving of prison time. To some African-Americans in South Carolina, it is example of a judicial system that...
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia is preparing to execute a death row inmate who shot a woman to death during a burglary in 1996 as his lawyers ask the U.S. Supreme Court to consider arguments that a juror who imposed the sentence was motivated by racial bias. Kenneth Fults was scheduled...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A nurse volunteering at the free lead-testing clinic at a Flint school sensed immediately that the boy was nervous about being poked in the finger. Veronica Robinson explained to 7-year-old Zyontae that it would feel like a mosquito bite. Robinson, a...
DENVER (AP) — Garden-care giant Ortho said Tuesday it will stop using a class of chemicals widely believed to harm bees. The company plans to phase out neonicotinoids by 2021 in eight products used to control garden pests and diseases. Ortho will change three products for roses...
BRANDON, Miss. (AP) — On many Sundays, conservative Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant can be found in the sanctuary at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, almost always in his trademark suit and boots, often among those helping pass the offering plates. In the same...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most American voters say "meh" — at best — about the 2016 field of presidential candidates in both parties. That's according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, which shows that a majority of Americans believe none of the remaining candidates for president...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has squared off against Marine Corps leaders who resisted recruiting women for all combat jobs. On Tuesday, he takes his case to a broader audience at Camp Pendleton, California. Marine Corps leaders had sought to keep certain infantry...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A nurse volunteering at the free lead-testing clinic at a Flint school sensed immediately that the boy was nervous about being poked in the finger. Veronica Robinson explained to 7-year-old Zyontae that it would feel like a mosquito bite. Robinson, a...
BOSTON (AP) — Among the many people forced to come to terms with the death and destruction caused by the Boston Marathon bombings were the teenage friends of bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Three years later, two of Tsarnaev's friends from high school are getting ready to premiere a...