November 25, 2015

With officer charged and video released, Chicago awaits more protests of police shooting

By Don Babwin And Jason Keyser THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with […]
November 24, 2015

Chicago police officer is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a black teenager

By Don Babwin And Michael Tarm THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ A white Chicago police officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager was charged with […]
November 24, 2015

3 white suspects sought in shooting near protests over police shooting of black man

By Doug Glass And Steve Karnowski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS _ Police were searching Tuesday for three white male suspects who authorities say shot and injured […]
November 24, 2015

Obama to honour 17, including Streisand and, Spielberg, with top US civilian award

WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama will recognize 17 people on Tuesday with the nation’s highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Entertainers receiving the award […]
November 24, 2015

Sanders invokes MLK’s social, economic legacy as he tries to broaden his base against Clinton

By Bill Barrow THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Campaigning in Martin Luther King Jr.’s hometown, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday sought to position himself […]
November 23, 2015

Kenya president declares corruption national security threat to bolster fight against graft

By Tom Odula THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) _ Kenya’s president on Monday declared corruption a national security threat and he presented a raft of […]
November 23, 2015

Guyana limits access to waterfall popular with tourists after suicides

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ Authorities in the South American country of Guyana have temporarily limited access to the popular Kaieteur Falls following several suicides. Tourism Minister Catherine […]
November 23, 2015

Kerry: US wants to speed up military, anti terror, diplomatic efforts to defeat Islamic State

By Bradley Klapper THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates _ The United States is seeking new military, counterterrorism and diplomatic ideas to destroy […]
November 23, 2015

Hezbollah calls US Senate bill to block its financing a ‘new crime’

BEIRUT _ Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group has condemned a bill approved by the Senate to block its financing, describing it as “a new crime by American […]
November 21, 2015

Obama administration assures governors that Syrian refugees get ‘rigorous’ security vetting

By Douglass K. Daniel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The Obama administration is assuring governors that refugees who come to the United States in its resettlement […]
November 21, 2015

US religious leaders make forceful appeals to admit refugees despite fears after Paris attacks

By Rachel Zoll THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Leaders of major American religious groups have condemned proposed bans on Syrian refugees, contending a legitimate debate over security has […]
November 21, 2015

Donald Trump tries to back away from support for database for tracking Muslims in US

By Julie Pace And Jill Colvin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Donald Trump on Saturday tried to back away from his support for a government database […]