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Activists want federal prosecutors to indict the police officer who put a 43-year-old New York City man in a fatal chokehold. Several hundred people rallied outside the federal courthouse in Brooklyn on Saturday to demand action in the death of Eric Garner. Garner's widow, Esaw...
(CNN) A wildfire driven by desert gales scorched 3,500 acres of Southern California drought land in just four hours on Friday. And Neha Shresha sat in her family's car, watching it race right at them. A long, orange wall of flame with black smoke billowing stories high above it...
A relative says the man accused of killing four Marines in Tennessee has family in the West Bank and that he visited Jordan last year. The relative, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the person feared repercussions, says Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez was a "nice,...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Families of the 12 people James Holmes killed and the scores he injured in a packed movie theater were relieved that jurors only needed 12 hours to reject the idea that he was legally insane when he opened fire. Now the trial enters a new phase as the...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The man who authorities say killed four Marines in an attack on a military recruiting center and another U.S. military site was a 24-year-old, Kuwait-born engineer who had not been on the radar of federal authorities until the bloodshed. Beyond that,...
At least one gunman unleashed a barrage of gunfire at two military facilities Thursday in Tennessee, sending troops scrambling for safety in an Army recruiting office, officials said. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said "lives have been lost from some faithful people who are serving...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- In a state where early organization is key to a successful presidential campaign, Donald Trump's New Hampshire operation has the trappings of a legitimate political organization. He's got seven full-time staffers in New Hampshire, a sprawling office space...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans fall into two camps when it comes to President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran. Some are against it, while others want to read it before announcing their opposition. Either way, they are laying down markers for next year's campaigns for the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The police dashboard cameras that captured officers shooting Ricardo Diaz-Zeferino only depict part of the tragedy of his death in a Los Angeles suburb two years ago. Video released by a federal judge Tuesday after news media organizations argued the public...