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Cleared in shooting, Iowa officer fired for letting woman goAn Iowa officer who has faced protests for shooting an unarmed Black man in 2016 says he's being unfairly terminated for giving a break to a driver two days earlier
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
A surprise display of fireworks sponsored by Macy's explode over the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan as seen from a pier in Hoboken, N.J., late Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The fireworks were not announced until an hour or so before to avoid attracting large crowds. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
From big cities to backyards, July 4 not usual blowout bashThe Fourth of July was always a time for communities to come together
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Coronavirus concerns freeze Vanilla Ice showVanilla Ice has indefinitely postponed a Texas concert that was drawing fierce criticism because of the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Texas woman spits on counter after being told to wear a maskA woman in Fort Worth, Texas became verbally abusive and spit on the counter of a 7-Eleven after being told she needed to wear a face mask in order to make a purchase
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Noha, an Egyptian engineer, and her husband Ahmed, who were chosen to be among the U.S. government's roughly 50,000 visa lottery winners this year, pose for a photograph near their home in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. While visas for Noha and her children came in February, Ahmed's has not arrived and now they fear it may never come. President Donald Trump in June halted visas from being issued outside the United States through the end of the year. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Visa lottery winners feel cheated by Trump's visa banEach year the United States offers up to 55,000 visas in a lottery to civilians who are from countries underrepresented in the U.S. population
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A Venezuelan oil worker holding a small Iranian flag attends a ceremony for the arrival of Iranian oil tanker Fortune at the El Palito refinery near Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, Monday, May 25, 2020. The first of five tankers loaded with gasoline sent from Iran is expected to temporarily ease Venezuela's fuel crunch while defying Trump administration sanctions targeting the two U.S. foes. (AP Photo/Ernesto Vargas)
US tries to seize Iranian gas heading toward VenezuelaU.S. federal prosecutors are seeking to seize four tankers they say are sailing toward Venezuela with 1.1 million barrels of gasoline supplied by Iran
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past ElectionHouse Democrats are unlikely to see secret material from Robert Mueller's Russia investigation before Election Day because of a move by the Supreme Court on Thursday. In what USA Today reports is a victory for the White House, the court said it would take up the case on whether Congress...
Newser1 hour ago
3 cities pilot South Africa-style truth, reconciliation pushBoston, Philadelphia and San Francisco are teaming up to help form a pilot effort patterned after South Africa’s post-apartheid truth and reconciliation commission to confront racism in the criminal justice system
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2018 file photo, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, center, speaks accompanied by a group of U.S. mayors during a news conference outside the holding facility for immigrant children in Tornillo, Texas, near the Mexican border.  Expressing frustration that police officers, charged with enforcing  South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s stay-at-home order during the coronavirus outbreak, are not being told which businesses have been granted permission to stay open, Benjamin said, on Friday, April 10, 2020 he was pursuing an open-records request to obtain the information.    (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)
Buttigieg, SC capital city mayor teaming up on COVID effortFormer South Bend, Indiana, mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has teamed up with the mayor of South Carolina’s capital city to help municipalities stem the spread of the coronavirus
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Video shows white woman pulling gun on Blacks in Michigan Authorities in Michigan are investigating a confrontation in which a white woman arguing with a Black woman and others pulled out a handgun and demanded others at the scene get away from her vehicle
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EDS NOTE: OBSCENITY - The parents of King William High School 2020 graduate Lance Jennings, center, take photographs of him on the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue Wednesday June 24, 2020, in Richmond, Va. The statue has become a focal point of protests for the Black Lives Matter movement in the Richmond area. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Robert E. Lee statue becomes epicenter of protest movementSince the May 25 police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E
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Release of NY driver who struck officers with SUV blockedFederal prosecutors have temporarily blocked the release of a driver accused of striking three officers with an SUV during protests of police brutality in Buffalo
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