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NEW YORK (AP) — A Minnesota woman who calmly put live footage of her dying boyfriend online after he was shot by police brought a shocking new immediacy Thursday to the issue that gave birth to the Black Lives Matter movement. The video of Philando Castile's death spread only...
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's warm, wild and costly weather broke another record with the hottest June, federal meteorologists say. And if that's not enough, they calculated that 2016 is flirting with the U.S. record for most billion-dollar weather disasters. The month's average...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The death of an aspiring Navy SEAL during his first week of training has been ruled a homicide in a highly unusual move. Seaman James Derek Lovelace, 21, was struggling to tread water in a giant pool when an instructor pushed him underwater at least twice, the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Thursday tentatively approved scheduled commercial airline service to Havana from 10 American cities, further bridging the gulf between countries as close as 90 miles and an hour flight but long kept at a greater distance by the Cold War...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — States have taken steps to address the risk of lead in drinking water after the crisis in Flint, Michigan, but more needs to be done to share key information with the public, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. In letters to state...
NEW YORK (AP) — On the heels of the chart-topping single that helps victims of last month's deadly nightclub massacre in Orlando comes a benefit concert for the city. The July 25 show will feature appearances from some of Broadway's biggest stars, including Brian Stokes Mitchell...
The shooting deaths of two black men within days by law enforcement officers are the latest in a spate of such cases that have made headlines nationwide in recent months. A Minnesota officer fatally shot a man — identified by relatives as 32-year-old Philando Castile — while he...
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota officer fatally shot a man in a car with a woman and a child, an official said, and authorities are looking into whether the aftermath was livestreamed in a widely shared Facebook video, which shows a woman in a vehicle with a man whose...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists are crying foul over U.S. land managers' initial conclusion that there are no environmental concerns with an off-road race that will cross 650 miles of Nevada desert and cut through a new national monument. They say the Bureau of Land...