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  • GOP convention so far not exactly brimming with star power

    NEW YORK – At the last Republican National Convention, the sight of Clint Eastwood onstage arguing to an empty chair quickly went viral. This time, Ea ...
    July 13, 2016 - 2:29 pm
  • Law enforcement, activists to meet with President Obama at White House

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will keep the focus Wednesday on building trust between police officers and the communities they serve, as the Whi ...
    July 13, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • Donald Trump demands Ruth Bader Ginsburg resign for criticizing him as unfit

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump called Wednesday for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to resign for saying publicly that she feels he is unfit to b ...
    July 13, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Aiming for Friday announcement, Donald Trump narrows his VP list

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump has reached the final phase of his search for a running mate, narrowing his list to three leading contenders and directing h ...
    July 13, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • Obama pays tribute to Dallas officers shot in racial attack

    DALLAS – President Barack Obama urged Americans rattled by a week of violence and protests to find “open hearts” and new empathy Tuesday in a speech t ...
    July 12, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • 'Far and away the best': Sanders finally endorses Clinton

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – With hugs and handshakes, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Tuesday and emphatically told his supporters their ...
    July 12, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Crime stats don't back Donald Trump's dire view

    WASHINGTON – In presenting himself as the "law and order" candidate for president, Donald Trump portrays a nation of lawlessness and disorder.
    July 12, 2016 - 4:24 pm
  • Many in law enforcement feel frayed relationship with President Obama

    DALLAS – After each fatal shooting of a black man by an officer, President Barack Obama has swiftly spoken out against bad policing, giving voice to t ...
    July 12, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Loretta Lynch defends decision on Hillary Clinton email inquiry

    WASHINGTON – Attorney General Loretta Lynch steadfastly defended her decision to close the Hillary Clinton email investigation without criminal charge ...
    July 12, 2016 - 3:05 pm
  • Divide between Black and Blue lives widens after shootings

    WASHINGTON – Kaylin Luces found herself in a difficult position last week: In one moment, she was texting her sister, a police officer, telling her, " ...
    July 12, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • Hillary Clinton receives long-awaited endorsement from Bernie Sanders

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Bernie Sanders, whose calls for a "political revolution" energized millions of voters across the nation, offered a long-awaited end ...
    July 12, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Joe Paterno knew of child abuse by Jerry Sandusky as early as 1976, court documents show

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – A judge in Philadelphia released the records more than two months after he wrote that the insurance company had evidence that a man ...
    July 12, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • Michigan courthouse shooting: Sheriff says inmate who killed 2 was handcuffed

    ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – An inmate charged with violent crimes was handcuffed when he wrested a gun from a sheriff's deputy and killed two bailiffs at a so ...
    July 12, 2016 - 8:59 am
  • Alton Sterling: Search warrant says Baton Rouge officers saw 'butt of a gun' before shooting

    BATON ROUGE, La. – A search warrant for surveillance video from the store where a black Louisiana man was killed by white police officers a week ago s ...
    July 12, 2016 - 8:55 am
  • Off-duty Minneapolis officers walk off WNBA game over Black Lives Matter jerseys

    MINNEAPOLIS – A police union official says four off-duty Minneapolis officers working a WNBA game walked off the job at the city's Target Center arena ...
    July 12, 2016 - 8:52 am
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