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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — With a scuffle and the crackle of gunfire, this once-anonymous suburb was permanently scarred a year ago. Last August, the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police officer, Darren Wilson, sparked sometimes violent...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wherever their summer travels have taken them, Supreme Court justices probably will weigh in over the next few days on Texas' plans to execute two death row inmates in the week ahead. If past practice is any guide, the court is much more likely to allow the...
ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump opened his mouth and now finds the door closed to him at a high-profile gathering of conservative activists. His latest incendiary comment, about one of the Fox News moderators from Thursday's Republican presidential debate, has led to a scolding by...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A police officer in suburban Dallas shot and killed a college football player during a struggle after the unarmed 19-year-old crashed a car through the front window of a car dealership, authorities said. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office...
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Long Beach police have shot and killed a man they say stabbed six people. Officers were called to an area near a convalescent home shortly before 8:30 p.m. Friday where they confronted a suspect and shot him to death, Sgt. Megan Zabel said. His name...
ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidates are getting a second chance to make a good first impression with conservative activists after their inaugural televised debates had unheard of millions tuning in to see how they would play off each other. Unlike the Fox News...
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — George P. Bush is talking up his dad Jeb — but he knows he'll have to endure some gentle ribbing about his grandfather and uncle first. "We are lucky to have George Bush here. That's George P. Bush," quips state Sen. Katrina Shealy, who introduces the...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Key dates in the life of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes: Dec. 13, 1987 — Holmes is born in San Diego County, California, to Robert and Arlene Holmes. 2006 — Graduates from Westview High School in San Diego. 2010 — Graduates from the University of...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The life sentence delivered by a divided jury to Colorado theater shooter James Holmes averts an uncertain path to execution in a state that has put only one man to death in nearly a half-century. Colorado rarely carries out capital punishment. Only one...