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More than 80 reported killed this week in Ethiopia’s unrest

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - More than 80 people have been killed in unrest in Ethiopia after a popular singer was shot dead this...

Urban-rural divide on display in Oklahoma’s primary election

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Mauree Turner is a living example of the growing diversity of big cities. The 27-year-old gay, Black, Muslim woman knocked...

Video: Florida police laugh about shooting rubber bullets

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Florida police officers can be heard laughing and celebrating after shooting protesters with rubber bullets during a May protest...

Video: Florida police laugh about shooting rubber bullets

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Florida police officers can be heard laughing and celebrating after shooting protesters with rubber bullets during a May protest...

LAPD funding slashed by $150M, reducing number of officers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - City leaders voted Wednesday to slash the Los Angeles Police Department budget by $150 million, reducing the number of officers...

Divided West can do little as China tightens up on Hong...

LONDON (AP) - From Tokyo to Brussels, political leaders have swiftly decried Beijing’s move to impose a tough national security law on Hong Kong...

Urban-rural divide on display in Oklahoma’s primary election

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Mauree Turner is a living example of the growing diversity of big cities. The 27-year-old gay, Black, Muslim woman knocked...

Movement for Black Lives plans virtual national convention

NEW YORK (AP) - Spurred by broad public support for the Black Lives Matter movement, thousands of Black activists from across the U.S. will...

Florida felons seeking voting rights back face court setback

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A federal appellate court has stayed a lower court ruling that gave impoverished Florida felons the right to vote. The...

Richmond orders removal of Confederate statues on city land

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney on Wednesday ordered the immediate removal of all Confederate statues on city land, saying he was...