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California police promote measure to limit fatal shootingsRound two is under way in California's fight over how best to limit fatal shootings by police through nation-leading reforms
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, Chicago police union president Kevin Graham speaks during a press conference in Chicago, to announce a "no confidence" vote in the leadership of Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx. Graham called on Foxx to step down, saying the handling of the Smollett case just another example of her office letting off too lightly. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
Smollett case could undermine prosecutor's reform effortsChicago's top prosecutor drew heavy criticism after she recused herself from the case against Jussie Smollett and then complained in text messages to a subordinate that her office had overcharged the "Empire" actor
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Kerr County Sheriff Rusty Hierholzer, center, makes a phone call, Monday, April 22, 2019, where his deputies guard the entrance to a private road near Kerrville, Texas, where a twin-engine Beechcraft airplane crashed earlier in the day, killing all six people on board. (Bob Owen/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
Officials say 6 people died in Texas small plane crashA man regularly volunteered to fly sick people in remote parts of the country to hospitals in Houston and Dallas was at the controls of a twin-engine airplane that crashed Monday in the Hill Country of central Texas, killing all six aboard
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Tennessee lawmakers send governor 'triggered' abortion banA proposal that would effectively outlaw most abortions in Tennessee if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade is headed to the governor's desk
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Musk appears poised to transform the company’s electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold vision that he has been floating for years. The technology required to make that quantum leap is scheduled to be shown off to Tesla investors Monday, April 22, 2019, at the company’s Palo Alto, Calif., headquarters. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Tesla CEO plans to hand the car keys to robots next yearTesla CEO Elon Musk foresees company's electric cars turning the controls over to robots beginning next year
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - This April 10, 2019, file photo shows supporters of three University of Arizona students who were charged with a misdemeanor for their part in a protest of two Border Patrol agents on the university's Tucson campus. The charges were dismissed Friday at the request of prosecutors after they learned the university will conduct an administrative investigation into the March 19 protest in Tucson. (Tim Stellar/Arizona Daily Star via AP, file)
Case dismissed for 3 students who protested border agentsCharges were dismissed against three students involved in a protest of U.S. Border Patrol agents at the University of Arizona that was captured in a viral video and led to calls for the case to be dropped
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Armed border group's leader said to have assassination plansA criminal complaint alleges the leader of an armed group that has been detaining asylum-seeking families from Central America near the Mexican border said in 2017 he was training supporters to assassinate Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and George Soros
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 1942 file photo, U.S. Marines charge ashore on Guadalcanal Island from a landing barge during the early phase of the U.S. offensive in the Solomon Islands during World War II. The dog tags of an American soldier missing from a World War II battle in the Pacific have been turned over to U.S. military officials, along with skeletal remains that could be his. A military aviation researcher from upstate New York and two relatives of Pfc. Dale W. Ross, of Oregon, were given his dog tags and a bag containing skeletal remains earlier this month on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. (AP Photo/File)
Remains of WWII soldier identified 76 years after going MIAThe remains of a World War II soldier from Oregon who went missing in final weeks of the Guadalcanal campaign have been positively identified 76 years after he was listed as missing in action
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - This 2018 file photo provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minneapolis shows Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, the founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, who was arrested Aug. 31, 2018, in Minneapolis on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. A woman who said she was raped by Liu filed a lawsuit Tuesday, April 16, 2019, against the billionaire and his company alleging he and other wealthy Chinese executives coerced her to drink during a dinner in the hours before she was attacked. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Surveillance clips show Chinese billionaire with accuserSurveillance videos posted to a Chinese social media site show JD.com founder Richard Liu walking with the woman who accused him of rape
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Washington State Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, adjusts his laptop computer on the floor of the House, Monday, April 22, 2019, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee and other Democrats in Washington state are a criticizing Shea for appearing to support spying on political opponents, after The Guardian newspaper reported Saturday it had obtained the contents of messaging chats involving Shea and three other men discussing the topic. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Democrats criticize GOP state rep for chats about spyingGov. Jay Inslee and other Democrats in Washington state are criticizing conservative state Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, for appearing to support spying on political opponents
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this photo taken Thursday, April 18, 2019, cars make their way along the Embarcadero, with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the background, across the street from the proposed site of a homeless shelter in San Francisco. The city of San Francisco, which has too little housing and too many homeless people sleeping in the streets, is teeming with anxiety and vitriol these days. A large new homeless shelter is on track to go up along a scenic waterfront area dotted with high-rise luxury condos, prompting outrage from some residents. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Shelter uproar highlights strife in expensive San FranciscoCondo owners and renters along San Francisco's waterfront are protesting plans for a new homeless shelter in their neighborhood
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter reacts as he speaks during a news conference on an update on the Delphi murders investigation, Monday, April 22, 2019 at the Canal Center in Delphi, Ind. Authorities released video Monday of a man suspected of killing two Indiana teenagers two years ago and urged the public to scrutinize the footage, which shows the man walking on an abandoned railroad bridge the girls visited while out hiking the day they were slain. (Nikos Frazier/Journal & Courier via AP)
Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girlsAuthorities have released video of a man suspected of killing two Indiana teenagers two years ago and urged the public to scrutinize the footage, which shows the man walking on an abandoned railroad bridge the girls visited the day they were killed
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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