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The Latest: Mother of previously slain officer…

The mother of a Massachusetts police officer killed in the line of duty several months ago is speaking out about the latest fatal shooting of an officer

Chicago activist demands all footage from police…

An activist says he's asked Chicago Police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where an officer fatally shot a man over the weekend

Trump Administration Reportedly Willing To Talk…

Multiple U.S. and Afghan officials confirmed this shift in strategy with The New York Times.

Delaware prison building to be demolished after deadly riot

Delaware officials say they plan to demolish a state prison building where inmates staged a deadly riot and hostage-taking last year

Police: Man killed was 'person of interest' in…

Authorities say a man being investigated in the killing of an Indian college student was fatally shot by Kansas City police after wounding three officers

Survey of economists: US sales and employment…

Survey of economists: US sales, employment and wages will likely grow over next 3 months

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California Democratic Party Endorses Dianne…

Feinstein has held her Senate seat since 1992.

'Credible fear' for US asylum harder to prove under Trump

The Trump administration has quietly made it harder for Central Americans fleeing gangs, drug smugglers and domestic violence to qualify for asylum in the United States

Trump's 2020 Campaign Already Has Big Warchest

President Trump told Piers Morgan last week that he "fully" intends to run for re-election in 2020. "I don't see anybody" who can beat me, Trump told Morgan in the Daily Mail interview. "They do not have the right candidate." Now the New York Times reports that new campaign finance...

US Naval Academy: New hair rules don't apply to…

A Navy rule change that lets servicewomen wear ponytails and other longer hairstyles won't apply to the U.S. Naval Academy

Microsoft President Wants Congress To Regulate…

The technology could be used to identify and track people without their permission.

Fired worker argues pot use didn't violate company policy

A Massachusetts woman who was fired by a food services company for her recreational marijuana use says she was wrongfully terminated

Showdown looms as Washington Metro workers…

After years without a new contract, the Washington Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Mother accused of killing baby with drug-laced…

Prosecutors say a Pennsylvania mother killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk

Roe V. Wade, Explained

The decision effectively legalized abortion across the country.

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Suspect in 1988 killing of Indiana girl, 8, appears in court

A judge has given prosecutors until Thursday to file formal charges against a man arrested in the 1988 slaying of an 8-year-old Indiana girl

Cops Say They've Caught the 'Rideshare Rapist'

Police in San Francisco say they've caught a man they'd been hunting as the "Rideshare Rapist." Orlando Vilchez Lazo, 37, has been charged with four separate assaults going back to 2013, and police suspect more victims are out there, reports the Washington Post . Authorities say Lazo would show up in...

CVS Manager Calls Cops Over Black Woman's Use of…

It's another story with a familiar theme : CVS has apologized after a manager in Chicago called the police over a black woman's coupon. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Camilla Hudson was trying to use a manufacturer's coupon at checkout, and the manager on duty apparently concluded that she was trying...

Mueller's Team Indicts 12 Russians On Hacking…

The indictment alleges the Russians aimed to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Judge: Jewish heritage can be basis for race discrimination

A federal magistrate judge says a football coach should be allowed to pursue his legal claim that a private Baptist college in Louisiana racially discriminated against him because of his Jewish heritage

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Trump-Putin poised for Finland summit; AP: Jared Kushner's family firm accused of pushing out tenants; Muslim candidates running in record numbers in US face backlash

Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite…

A wildfire that killed a California firefighter has grown quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park

Air Force Confirms It Paid $30K for 3 Toilet Seat Covers

How much can a toilet-seat cover cost? If you're the Air Force, $10,000. The Washington Post reports on that eye-popping amount and the technological advances that have now dropped the price-point to an easier-to-swallow level. Three covers, "required to protect the aircraft from corrosion damage in the latrine area,...

Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its…

Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods.

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New Mexico passenger bus crash kills 3, injures…

Authorities say a crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico has killed three people and injured 24 others

Woman who killed daughter in '80s granted parole on 7th try

A New York woman convicted of killing her infant daughter in the 1980s and suspected of killing seven of her eight other children has been granted parole

Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon…

A seventh animal has died after a jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans