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The four Marines who were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Navy Operational Support Center reportedly will only be eligible to receive a Purple Heart award if the FBI declares the shooter had ties to a terror organization. The Marine Corps Times reports Purple Heart...
(CNN) - Police in Lafayette, Louisiana, say they responded Thursday night to a report of a shooting at the Grand 16 Theatre. "We think the shooter is deceased," Police Chief Jim Craft said, according to CNN affiliate KATC. "Right now we're in the middle of sorting this out." The...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's visit to the U.S.-Mexico border promises new challenges for the GOP's years-in-the-making push to attract Hispanic voters. Trump has gone beyond the party's hardline stance on illegal immigration, calling...
DALLAS (AP) -- A woman whose death in a Texas jail has raised suspicions about the official conclusion that she hanged herself told a guard during the booking process that she had tried to kill herself in the past, according to the county sheriff. Waller County Sheriff Glenn...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- A maternal uncle who hosted the Chattanooga shooter in Jordan for a few months last year is a businessman with no links to any militant groups, his attorney says. But a Jordanian official says the uncle is under investigation over the shooter's time...
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) -- Police dashcam video shows a Texas state trooper trying to drag a black motorist from her car after a minor traffic infraction, then drawing his stun gun and threatening her for refusing to follow his orders. The video roadside encounter swiftly...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- An uncle of the man who killed four Marines and a sailor in attacks on Tennessee military sites has been in custody in Jordan since a day after the attack, a lawyer said Tuesday. Abed al-Kader Ahmad al-Khateeb told The Associated Press that he was...
HAVANA (AP) — This week's reopening of embassies and resumption of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba opens a new chapter in the countries' complicated relationship. But any visitor to the Cuban capital can see that connections between the two nations run...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Republican establishment may hope this is the beginning of the end for Donald Trump's circus-like run for the presidency. But as the fallout intensifies after the billionaire businessman mocked Sen. John McCain's war hero status, Trump's supporters are...