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What we know about Micah Xavier Johnson, the Dallas shooter

None of that seemed to matter Thursday night, as Dallas police shifted into crisis mode and prayed for colleagues dead and still fighting for their lives in h...


Centers for Disease Control Allocates $1.4 Million To Combat Zika In Florida

A person infected with Zika virus has died in Utah. It added that the identity of the person who died or their travel history would not be released. "CDC has ...


Trump laments the rash of violence

As the two became the last viable Republican presidential candidates standing in the spring, the rivalry between them became particularly personal, with Trum...


Donald Trump Meets with Former GOP Rival Ted Cruz

The Post reported that Trump predicted Flake would lose his reelection, which prompted Flake to inform Trump that he isn't even on the ballot this year. "Let'...


Mets' Matt Harvey opts for season-ending surgery

Harvey, 27, has a career-worst 4.86 ERA this season, and suffered through a particularly bad three-start stretch in May - posting a 10.80 ERA - that almost jeop...


One dead after officer involved shooting in Houston

Police then gave multiple commands to the man to drop the weapon, as did a witness standing next to him. It came one day after a gunman shot 12 officers and t...


Trump Campaign Brings In $55 Million Dollars In June

He also pushed back against negative perceptions of Trump's brash persona. "It could have been a star for anything, to me it's just a star ", Trump said. "...


Man called 911, ambushed officer

Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress said the officer was shot "multiple times" but is going to be fine. The GBI said in a news release Friday afternoon tha...


Third night of protests peaceful in Baton Rouge

Americans responded with an outpouring of shock, anger, resolve and generosity as they grappled with the news this week of two fatal shootings of black men by p...


Utah Patient Becomes First Zika-Related Death In Continental US

This is the second imported case for Tarrant County from an individual who has visted Honduras. A Utah resident infected with the Zika virus has died, becomin...


Police arrest man in San Diego homeless killings

Homeless people crowd a parkway with tents and makeshift housing Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in San Diego . This map shows the location of those attacks (red mark...


Bulldog coaches, players react to Pat Summitt's passing

When she retired in 2012, Summitt won the most NCAA championships as a head coach and still now has the most wins of any Division I women's basketball head coac...


At least 1 person hospitalized after shooting in downtown Denver

Denver Health says the woman is in critical condition. There is no information regarding the victim or shooter's identity or the nature of their relationship. ...


Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNC

The anti-Trump, last-minute effort is considered a long shot by many since Trump has 1,542 delegates of the 1,237 needed to clinch the GOP nomination. Devore is...


Wade, Agent Expected To Stay With Heat, Embrace Chicago Homecoming

By nightfall, Miami and Chicago were linked again in Wade's world, and no one was thinking about sneaker colors. Now whether Wade decides to return to Miam...


Sen. Corker withdraws from consideration as potential Trump running mate

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) has taken himself out of consideration for Donald Trump's running mate. Ernst , on the other hand, would have appealed to bot...


US Senate approves compromise labeling bill for genetically engineered foods

As soon as next week, the House could consider a Senate bill requiring labeling of foods with genetically modified ingredients, the chairman of the chamber'...


Following Dallas Shooting, Cousin And Neighbors Of Micah Johnson In Disbelief

Mayor Mike Rawlings also confirmed that investigators believe Johnson was acting alone. "At this time, there appears to have been one gunman with no known lin...


Charges Against Bill Cosby Can Proceed to Trial, Judge Rules

Constand told police the drugs left her semi-conscious and unable to move. Authorities reopened the case a year ago after learning he had acknowledged in a de...


Trump holds tense talks with senate Republicans

The spat, first reported by the Washington Post , began when Trump remarked that Flake had been critical of him in the past. During a recent interview w...


North Korea 'Tests Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

The North American Aerospace Defense Command said the launch did not pose a threat to North America. "We strongly condemn North Korea's missile test in violat...


Legendary Pakistan social worker Edhi dies at 88

Edhi's coffin, wrapped in the green national flag and covered with pink rose-petals, was carried on a military jeep into the national stadium in Karachi where t...


GBI: Georgia shooter called 911, ambushed arriving officer

In an afternoon press conference, Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress identified the officer as Randal Hancock. "He is out of surgery now. And I'm happy t...


Hillary Clinton: US State Department to conduct internal probe of email case

Revocation of a security clearance can have devastating consequences for government employees, but security experts said a Clinton victory in November could les...


Tons of illegal fireworks seized, others go on sale

It also noted that 11 people were killed in 2014 and cited five recent deaths due to the inappropriate use of both legal and illegal fireworks . Any firewor...


PBS' 'A Capitol Fourth' Defends, Apologizes for Old Fireworks Footage

It was the patriotic thing to do . PBS came under scrutiny after airing previously recorded material during its " A Capitol Fourth " broadcast on Monday. Ho...


Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Investigated for Brake Failure

The agency has just announced it will launch an investigation into reports that some Harley-Davidson Inc, motorcycles have defective brakes . Riders complain...


Clinton: Country Must Confront 'Implicit Bias' After Shootings

The mass deaths left an already-shaken country rocked by yet another tragedy. The event was protesting the shooting deaths of two black men, in Minnesota and Lo...


Donald Trump Calls Out Disney's 'Frozen' Amid Star of David Controversy

He told reporters he withdrew because "I just felt like I was far more suited for other types of service". I have a great partner with Chuck Grassley, we've...


Trump meeting with Congress gets mixed review from S.C. delegation

King said Ivanka Trump's star power was evident from the meeting. "These are people who love our country!" LAND OF LINCOLN: Senator Mark Kirk, who is facing a...


Trump, Clinton cancel campaign events after Dallas shooting

In the high point of his second visit this year to Capitol Hill, Trump won Cruz's commitment to speak at the GOP convention this month, a long-delayed rapproche...


Dallas Shooting Suspect Had Bomb Materials, Rifles, Ammo At Home, Officials Say

A photo of a black man in a camouflage shirt with an AR-15 strapped across his chest was widely circulated after U.S. police in Dallas posted it on Twitter ,...


Donald Trump Refers to Frozen Book to Defend Tweet

During a campaign stop this week, Trump recalled telling a staffer , "You shouldn't have taken it down". NPR's David Folkenflik joins Here & Now's Robin Yo...


US Rep. Corrine Brown indicted in charity fraud

Veterans groups lobbied for other candidates for the post in late 2013, but members of the Congressional Black Caucus bristled when colleagues suggested passing...


IS foreigners held for Istanbul attack

Chatayev was also sanctioned by the UN Security Council, which said he was "training and redeploying Russian-speaking ISIL militants from the Syrian Arab Repu...


Police shootings of black men draw Philadelphia protests

They plan to sit out there for 135 hours total. A vigil is planned on the University of Denver campus on Friday afternoon at the Driscoll Gallery inside the D...


Trump bullies Senate GOP rivals at meeting meant to unify party

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida said he needed to check his calendar. Sen. "The one who didn't get captured". Returning to the Senate in May after droppin...


Utah resident dies after contracting Zika virus

Experts say the mosquito that can carry the Zika virus is called the Aedes Aegypti , and likes to bite during the day. The Salt Lake County Health Depart...


Protesters gather in Denver over fatal police shootings

Colorado lawmakers, ministers and civil rights leaders have denounced violence and expressed sympathy for the families of the police officers slain in Dallas. B...


US Military Veteran Believed to be Lone Gunman in Dallas Police Ambush

Demonstrations were held in several other US cities Thursday night to protest the police killings of two more black men: A Minnesota officer on Wednesday fata...


Paul Police HQ Locked Down after Protests

We're going to stand up as a community and fight against anyone who believes that murder or any violent action by those who are sworn to protect us should consi...


Gunman ambushed Georgia officer after calling 911 to report break-in: authorities

Valdosta Police Officer Randall Hancock arrived at the apartment complex at 8:12 a.m. and was shot at "upon exiting his patrol auto". Both men were wounded in...


No double standard in Hillary Clinton email probe, FBI director tells Congress

Blum emphasized that people are paid roughly $180 to hack into a Gmail account, suggesting that it is relatively easy to do so, and that Clinton's server was ...


Dallas sniper was loner; Army sent him home from Afghanistan

The US Army said that Johnson had served as a private first class in the Army Reserve and was deployed to Afghanistan from November 2013 to July 2014. But how...


Trump calls Dallas shootings 'an attack on our country'

Both officers identified by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are on administrative leave . "It hurts me what's going on in Dallas", Diamond Reyn...


Sanders to back Clinton at event next week, NY Times reports

But he's also angered fellow lawmakers for not promptly endorsing his primary opponent and has seen his influence wane as President Barack Obama and Sen. "We ...


Donald Trump offers assurances to GOP rank-and-file in Congress

Flake told Trump that he wants to be able to support him - "I'm not part of the Never Trump movement", the senator said - but that he remains uncomfortabl...


Senate approves compromise GMO food labeling bill

U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood says he'll give a Senate proposal on GMO food labeling a chance. "And I think the way she's put the bill together, which is to give m...


Three more wounded in California stabbing at neo-Nazi rally

Three of them were considered in serious condition and officials said one victim left the scene in his auto, then called for an ambulance from his home near 65t...


Dallas shooting: Iraq veteran, newlywed among those slain in sniper attack

There was no sign of worldwide links to the attacks, United States officials said on Friday. We can not bring love through violence if we continue to turn to vi...