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Hearing seeks to move protest shooter for trial in Wisconsin

Sep 24, 2020

A 17-year-old accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, faces a hearing to return him to Wisconsin to face trial on homicide charges that could put him in prison for life

The Latest: Louisville protest ends after a night of tension

Sep 24, 2020

A tense protest has ended outside a Louisville church where demonstrators had rallied against a grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case

'No easy answer': Many ask what next in Breonna Taylor case

Sep 24, 2020

Activists in Louisville, Kentucky, and other U.S. cities are back out chanting Breonna Taylor’s name and marching for a second night after a decision not to charge officers with killing the Black woman

For North Korea, UN membership is a key link to larger world

Sep 24, 2020

To pay close attention to North Korean diplomacy is to notice the many ways it upends the stereotype of the isolated, nuclear-armed wildcard of Northeast Asia

Feds put first Black inmate to death since execution restart

Sep 24, 2020

The U.S. government has put the first Black inmate to death since the Trump administration this year resumed federal executions after a nearly two-decade pause

Curfew passes in Louisville with protesters still marching in the streets amid heavy presence of police in riot gear

Sep 24, 2020

Curfew passes in Louisville with protesters still marching in the streets amid heavy presence of police in riot gear

Small hamlet named Swastika keeps name, despite complaint

Sep 24, 2020

The rural upstate New York hamlet of Swastika is keeping its name, despite a complaint that it symbolizes the hate and intolerance of the Nazi regime

Girl dead, 3 family members hurt in Oklahoma house explosion

Sep 24, 2020

Oklahoma City fire officials say a girl was killed and her parents and brother were injured when their home exploded

Police: Violence at Portland protest escalates to firebombs

Sep 24, 2020

Portland police say protesters hurled Molotov cocktails at officers in Oregon's largest city during a demonstration over a Kentucky grand jury’s decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor

California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

Sep 24, 2020

California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years

Police say man grabbed deputy's gun before fatal shooting

Sep 24, 2020

The sheriff in Southern California’s Orange County released a grainy photograph that he says shows a Black man grabbing at a deputy’s gun during a struggle on the ground that ended with the fatal shooting of the man

The Latest: UN panel says corruption hits the poor hardest

Sep 24, 2020

A U.N. panel says tax abuse, corruption and money laundering are draining hundreds of billions of dollars from governments that could help the world’s poor

Trial on Harvey plant fire resumes after COVID-19 delay

Sep 24, 2020

A trial in which a chemical manufacturer is facing charges over a fire at its suburban Houston plant during Hurricane Harvey that sent toxic smoke into the air in 2017 has resumed

San Francisco sues 28 alleged dealers to stop flow of drugs

Sep 24, 2020

San Francisco has sued 28 alleged drug dealers who frequent a downtown neighborhood where drug dealing and drug use in broad daylight is common

U.S. government puts first Black inmate to death since resumption of federal executions this year

Sep 24, 2020

U.S. government puts first Black inmate to death since resumption of federal executions this year