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Rapper Cardi B pleads not guilty to charges in New York strip club fight

Jun 25 2019

NEW YORK Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to felony assault charges relating to an alleged fight at a New York City strip club last year. | Video

U.S. sends first Central American asylum seeker to Mexico under new policy

Jan 29 2019

TIJUANA/MEXICO CITY The United States sent the first Central American asylum seeker back to Mexico through a crossing at the border city of Tijuana on Tuesday as part of a hardened immigration policy, an official at Mexico's national migration institute said.

A picture and its story: A neo-Nazi in the midst of a protest

Oct 21 2017

On the morning of October 17, two days before Richard Spencer, an avowed white nationalist and spokesman for the so-called alt-right, was to speak at the University of Florida, my wife asked if I had heard anything about it.

Trump flag-burning tweet leads activists to burn some flags in New York

Nov 29 2016

NEW YORK A small group of hard-left activists burned foot-long U.S. flags outside the Trump International Hotel in New York on Tuesday, in an angry response to a tweet by President-elect Donald Trump that flag-burners should face legal consequences.

Amid chronic U.S. homelessness, Northwest backs 'tent cities'

Dec 17 2015

SEATTLE For years, Jammie Nichols struggled with a drug habit that left the Florida mother reeling from blackouts, seizures, depression and poverty - and a decision to give one of her children up for adoption.

Crowds mourn slain NYPD officer as suspect indicted for murder

Oct 27 2015

NEW YORK Hundreds of mourners paid their respects on Tuesday to slain New York City Police Officer Randolph Holder, while the man accused of killing him sat in handcuffs inside a Manhattan courthouse as a grand jury indicted him for murder.

Baltimore mayor says outsiders turned peaceful protest violent

Apr 26 2015

BALTIMORE Baltimore's mayor and police on Sunday again blamed outside agitators for violence and vandalism that flared during a mostly peaceful protest over last week's death of a young black man who sustained an unexplained spinal injury while under arrest. | Video

Wake held in Baltimore for black man who died after arrest

Apr 26 2015

BALTIMORE A wake was held on Sunday for the 25-year-old Baltimore man who died after being taken into police custody and sustaining a mysterious spinal injury, a death that has angered many residents of this predominantly African-American city. | Video

Baltimore man who died in police custody mourned at wake

Apr 26 2015

BALTIMORE Mourners gathered at a Baltimore funeral home on Sunday to remember a 25-year-old black man who died a week ago while in police custody, an unexplained death that brought thousands to the city's downtown to protest police violence. | Video

Police say tests show teen shot by St. Louis officer had gun residue on hands

Oct 14 2014

St. Louis A black teenager fatally shot last week in St. Louis by an off-duty police officer had gunshot residue on his hands, jeans and T-shirt, according to crime lab results released on Tuesday after four days of protests in the city against police violence.

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