A restraining order filed against a North Carolina man killed by police last week shouldn't matter because officers who confronted him didn't know about that history before he was shot to death, a civil rights leader said.
Jay Reeves and Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 4:01am
Unanswered questions still surround the fatal police shooting of a black man by a black police officer in North Carolina despite a week of rallies and marches calling for wider investigations and more transparency by law enforcement.
The University of Utah is launching a research center dedicated to understanding how to integrate refugees into American communities, marking the latest indication of the state's receptive tone at a time when some others are tightening the hatches.
A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities said.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 1:30am
President Barack Obama's visit with U.S. troops is being billed as a chance to thank them for their service, but it will also provide him with an opportunity to reach out to an important voting bloc prior to an election in which Virginia could play a determining factor.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 1:23am
The Senate is poised to reject President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia even as lawmakers express fears the legislation could backfire on the United States.