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Baltimore could pay $40,000 to man shot by police officerThe city of Baltimore could pay $40,000 to an unarmed man shot by a police officer five years ago
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
NYC and California sue US postal service over cigarettesThe city of New York and the state of California are suing the U.S. Postal Service to stop tens of thousands of packages of cigarettes from being shipped through the mail
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Teen accused of killing Wyoming girl waives speedy trialA South Dakota teenager charged with fatally shooting a girl from Wyoming has waived his right to a speedy trial
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Tyshae Tyson, center, a University of Connecticut student from Hartford, Conn., speaks during a rally at the school in Storrs, Conn., Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Several hundred UConn students participated in the rally Monday. After a march through campus, students gathered around an oak leaf etched in the ground outside the student union, to voluntarily speak of their experiences while also calling for greater accountability from themselves and the university in reporting and eliminating racial incidents. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP)
2 students charged with shouting racial slur on UConn campusTwo University of Connecticut students have been charged after shouting a racial slur repeatedly outside the dorm room of a black student
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 26, 2019 file photo, actor Jussie Smollett smiles and waves to supporters before leaving Cook County Court after his charges were dropped in Chicago. A decision is expected on a motion in federal court Tuesday, Oct. 22 by Smollertt's lawyer asking that the city of Chicago's lawsuit against him requesting costs of investigation be dismissed.(AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
Judge allows Chicago suit against Jussie Smollett to proceedA federal judge has refused to dismiss Chicago's lawsuit against former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
On the fifth day of the Chicago Teachers Union strike, Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks to reporters after visiting Chicago Public Schools students at a contingency site, James R. Jordan Boys & Girls Club in Chicago, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Chicago teachers' strike highlights support staff shortagesDemands by striking Chicago teachers for more nurses, librarians and social workers are highlighting concerns that resonate in high-poverty school districts elsewhere around the country where shortages of support staff leave educators feeling stretched
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 4, 2015 file photo, Sen. Oley Larsen, R-Minot, speaks in Bismarck, N.D. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has condemned the Republican state senator from North Dakota who posted a long-debunked photo on his Facebook page that purports to show the Minnesota Democrat holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp. Larsen has since removed the photo, which has been debunked by several sources since it appeared on social media over the summer. Omar calls the post "pure propaganda designed to stir up hate and violence."(AP Photo/The Bismarck Tribune, Tom Stromme File)
Rep. Ilhan Omar condemns GOP state lawmaker's Facebook postRep. Ilhan Omar has condemned a Republican state senator from North Dakota who posted a long-debunked photo on his Facebook page that purports to show the Minnesota Democrat holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
News groups push ahead in bid for gunman's school recordsNews media organizations seeking the school records of a gunman who killed nine people in Dayton have appealed to the Ohio Supreme Court after a lower court rejected their bid for access to the files
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Boy Charged With Arson, Murder Has Charges Explained to HimThe Illinois 9-year-old charged with five counts of murder in an April mobile home fire appeared in court Monday, where the judge repeatedly had to explain concepts and words the child didn't understand. The boy is accused of setting the Goodfield fire that ultimately killed his two young half-siblings, his...
Newser1 hour ago
On the fifth day of the Chicago Teachers Union strike, Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks to reporters after visiting Chicago Public Schools students at a contingency site, James R. Jordan Boys & Girls Club in Chicago, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Warren joins striking Chicago teachers as negotiations stallDemocratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called for people across the country to support striking Chicago teachers after joining educators picketing outside an elementary school
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE-In this Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 file photo, Former President Jimmy Carter answers questions during a news conference at a Habitat for Humanity project, in Nashville, Tenn. Carter has been hospitalized after an another fall at his home in Plains, Ga. A statement from The Carter Center says Carter suffered "a minor pelvic fracture" on Monday, Oct. 21 but remains in good spirits and looks forward to recovering at home. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at Georgia homeFormer U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized with a pelvic fracture after a fall at his home in Plains, Georgia
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Defense Secretary Mark Esper talks to reporters at Prince Sultan Air Base in Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, where he saw a Patriot missile battery that the US sent to Saudi to help protect the kingdom against the Iranian threat.  (AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)
Iraq: American troops leaving Syria cannot stay in IraqIraqi military: US troops leaving Syria for neighboring Iraq don't have permission to stay in the country
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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