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Protesters demand reopening of Delaware police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 5:30pm

Dozens of people marched Saturday in Wilmington to demand the reopening of the case in the 2015 fatal police shooting of a Black man in a wheelchair.

Child recovering after being shot 4 times during drive-by

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 5:09pm

A 9-year-old who was shot four times Wednesday night in Atlanta has undergone surgery and is recovering, his mother said Saturday.

Fire destroys much of 249-year-old church in California

Marcio Sanchez and Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 12:30pm

A fire early Saturday destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of a Catholic church in California that was undergoing renovation to mark its upcoming 250th anniversary celebration.

Supreme Court vacates 4 more sentences after Oklahoma ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 12:23pm

A Native American man convicted in Oklahoma of first-degree murder and another who pleaded guilty to manslaughter had their convictions vacated because the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that much of the eastern part of the state remains a reservation on which tribal members are subject to federal and tribal law, not state law.

UNC commission recommends re-naming 4 campus buildings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 11:26am

A commission at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has voted in favor of a recommendation to rename four campus buildings that currently have ties to slaveholders or white supremacists.

Police execute search warrant at home of gun-toting couple

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 11:19am

Authorities executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a white couple whose armed defense of their home during a recent racial injustice protest drew widespread attention, their attorney confirmed Saturday.

'A multisystem disease': How coronavirus affects the entire body

Maggie Fox, CNN  |  Posted Jul 11th - 9:58am

Coronavirus damages not only the lungs, but the kidneys, liver, heart, brain and nervous system, skin and gastrointestinal tract, doctors said Friday in a review of reports about Covid-19 patients.

Pistons' onetime home, the Palace of Auburn Hills, torn down

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 9:39am

One of Michigan's most beloved sports and entertainment venues was turned into rubble on Saturday with a series of controlled explosions.

Johns Hopkins sues to block rule on international students

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 9:33am

Johns Hopkins University has filed a lawsuit seeking to block the Trump administration's decision to make international students leave the U.S. if they intend to take classes entirely online starting this fall.

Conservation groups upset by North Cascades grizzly decision

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 9:02am

The forested mountains in and around North Cascades National Park in north central Washington state have long been considered prime habitat for threatened grizzly bears, so environmental groups are upset the Trump administration scrapped plans to reintroduce the apex predators there.

US coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse

Mike Stobbe and Nicky Forster, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 8:45am

A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic.

Alums giving LSU scores: 'Rocky,' 'The Right Stuff,' more

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 8:32am

The Oscar- and Emmy Award-winning composer who wrote scores for movies including “Rocky,” “The Right Stuff” and “The Karate Kid” is giving them to Louisiana State University.

Q&A: US government not as prolific an executioner as states

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 8:27am

Executions carried out by federal authorities have stopped, restarted and stopped again for long stretches since the first one in 1790, when U.S. marshals hanged a mariner in Maine for fatally shooting the captain of a slave ship.

Fay becomes post-tropical cyclone over eastern New York

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 11:43pm

A tropical storm that brought heavy rain to mid-Atlantic states and southern New England was downgraded twice Saturday morning as is moved over New York, forecasters said.

National Hurricane Center downgrades Fay to a tropical depression

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 11:36pm

National Hurricane Center downgrades Fay to a tropical depression.

Today in History

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 10:00pm

holding all four major titles at the same time.

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone's prison sentence

Jill Colvin and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 6:49pm

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison. Democrats denounced the move as just another in a series of unprecedented interventions by the president in the nation’s justice system.

California couple agrees to guilty pleas in college scam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 6:22pm

A California couple agreed Friday to plead guilty to paying $250,000 to get their daughter into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit.

Professional Bull Riders welcome fans back into arena

Stephen Groves, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 5:39pm

As bull riders attempted to hang on for eight seconds Friday night, they were encouraged by something they hadn’t heard in months — the cheers of a crowd.