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WASHINGTON (AP) — The parents of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed black men who died in police encounters, are calling for full federal investigations into their deaths. Brown's parents, Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown, Sr., and Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's legal fight against terrorism and weighed in on issues of racial fairness, is resigning after six years on the job. He is the nation's first black attorney general. The White House said...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds have gathered in New York City to protest Iran President Hassan Rouhani (hah-SAHN' roo-HAH'-nee) during his remarks before the U.N. General Assembly. Former U.S. diplomats John Bolton and Bill Richardson were expected to address the protesters Thursday...
NEW YORK (AP) — Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses, fire officials said Thursday. Lt. Howard Bischoff and firefighters Robert Leaver and Daniel Heglund died within hours of each other on Monday. Their deaths...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years. A White House official says President Barack Obama will announce Holder's departure later Thursday. Holder is the first black attorney general, and his tenure is the...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is poised receive $554 million from the federal government over mismanagement of tribal resources in the largest settlement of its kind for a single American Indian tribe. Much of the land on the 27,000-square-mile reservation has been...
RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) — A Tennessee woman was charged with murder after gunning down a northwest Georgia woman because she wanted the woman's newborn baby, a sheriff said. Catherine Goins lured 30-year-old Natalia Roberts to a friend's home in Ringgold earlier this month by saying...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — An employee of an Idaho trucking company abandoned a trailer containing thousands of pounds of frozen chicken at a western Montana truck stop after the company reportedly refused to pay a ransom for the poultry, Missoula County officials said. The 53-foot...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that BP must stand by the agreement made with the companies it compensated for losses after the 2010 Gulf oil spill despite the oil giant saying some claims were overestimated. BP argued that a flawed funding formula enabled nearly...