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WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of blacks in the United States — more than 3 out of 5 — say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason why. This information, from a survey conducted by the Associated...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has $2.8 million in his campaign fund, and his Democratic challenger in the November election is a truck driver who reported spending no money so far and who said he didn't even vote in Tuesday's primary. Robert Gray...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An ex-convict charged with fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal on a Memphis street has a court appearance scheduled for Wednesday, the same day a memorial service is set for the slain officer. Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, was to appear...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new survey by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has found a vast gulf between black and white Americans in how they view police officers. Things to know about Americans' opinions and experiences with policing: BLACK AMERICANS DON'T...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of blacks in the United States — more than 3 out of 5 — say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason why. This information, from a survey conducted by the Associated...
BOSTON (AP) — It's just a few cryptic notations on a badly yellowed sheet of paper, but it changed the course of world history. An original copy of the operations order for dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, is on display at the Museum of World War II as the...
BOSTON (AP) — It's just a few cryptic notations on a badly yellowed sheet of paper, but it changed the course of world history. An original copy of the operations order for dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945 is on display at the Museum of World War II as the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has asked the full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear his appeal. A three-judge panel of the court in July threw out five of 18 corruption counts and ordered that the Chicago Democrat be resentenced. But if...
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Historian Robert Conquest, whose influential works on Soviet history shed light on the terror during the Stalin era, has died. He was 98. Conquest's wife, Elizabeth Neece, said he died Monday of pneumonia in Palo Alto, California. Conquest was the author...