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Lawyer: LA deputies need to be held accountable for tacticsA lawyer representing three teenagers who were detained at gunpoint by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies is calling for an investigation into the tactics and accountability for their actions
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
Dolphin stampede greets Southern California whale watchersSome 300 dolphins were caught on camera Sunday stampeding across the ocean near Dana Point
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this June 27, 2020, file photo, demonstrators carry a giant placard during a rally and march over the death of Elijah McClain outside the police department in Aurora, Colo. The parents of McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died after officers in suburban Denver stopped him on the street last year and put him in a chokehold, sued police and medical officials Tuesday, Aug. 11. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Parents of Elijah McClain sue Colorado police over his deathThe parents of a 23-year-old Black man who died after officers in suburban Denver stopped him on the street last year and put him in a chokehold have sued police and medical officials
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A group of people survey the damage to Buccaneer Arena from the building's lobby after a strong thunderstorm with high winds blew through the Des Moines metro on Monday, Aug. 10. 2020, in Urbandale, Iowa. (Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP  )
Powerful storm leaves 1 dead, heavy crop damage in MidwestHundreds of thousands across the Midwest remained without power after a powerful storm packing 100 mph winds battered the region
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Zach Gershman, a Penn State sophomore, poses for a photograph in his basement studio, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Philadelphia. Gershman lost a paid summer internship covering The Northwoods collegiate baseball league for local Fox Sports affiliates in the Midwest. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Summer jobs for young people are vanishing with the pandemicThe iconic summer job for high school and college students has been on the wane for nearly 20 years
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Authorities walk among the piles of debris from an explosion in Baltimore on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. The "major gas explosion" that involved three houses at Labyrinth and Reistertown roads has left multiple people, including children, trapped according to the Baltimore Fire Department. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Death toll rises to 2 people from Baltimore gas explosionAuthorities in Baltimore say that a second body has been recovered from a trio of row homes that were destroyed by a natural gas explosion
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Protestors block Fourth Avenue outside Seattle City Hall and listen to Monday's Seattle City Council budget committee voting, which included potential Seattle Police Department cuts, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. Organizers said the protest puts pressure on defunding Seattle Police and reallocating funds into the Black community. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times via AP)
Seattle police chief to resign following department cutsSeattle's police chief says she will retire
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Teacher Inggit Andini, right, wearing a face shield as a precaution against the coronavirus outbreak, speaks as her students in a makeshift classroom at her residence in Tangerang, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. Andini offered free extra lessons for students who lack access to the internet as the school where she works at remain closed and switched to online learning due to the outbreak. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeksIt took six months for the world to reach 10 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Demetria Hester, second from left,leaves the Multnomah County Justice Center on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Portland, Ore. Hester became a leading activist in the racial justice movement after she was assaulted by a white supremacist three years ago. Authorities said Hester won't be charged following her arrest early Monday. Hester had been booked on suspicion of disorderly conduct and interfering with a police officer during the protest that began Sunday night. Hester’s arrest drew a sharp rebuke from national Black Lives Matter activists, who are increasingly focusing on demonstrations in Oregon’s largest city. (Brooke Herbert/The Oregonian via AP)
Activist's arrest in Portland galvanizes Black Lives MatterThe arrest during a protest in Portland, Oregon, of a Black woman who became a leading activist in the racial justice movement after she was assaulted by a white supremacist three years ago has galvanized local and national Black Lives Matter groups
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016, file photo, poll watcher Jane Grimes Meneely, right, watches as voters sign in at the Martha O'Bryan Center community building in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
Constraints gone, GOP ramps up effort to monitor votingThe Republican Party heads into its first presidential contest this November free from decades-old legal constraints on the use of volunteers to monitor the polls on Election Day
The Associated Press14 hours ago
File-Moments after announcing the possible extension of Ohio voting until June 2, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose answers a reporter's question at a coronavirus news conference Saturday, March 14, 2020, at the Ohio Statehouse. Congress’ failure so far to pass another round of coronavirus aid leaves state and local officials on their own to deal with the soaring costs of holding a presidential election amid a deadly pandemic.  LaRose has said he would seek approval to pay postage for absentee ballot applications and returned ballots if he had more money. (Doral Chenoweth/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)
Inaction by Congress leaves states to pay for election costsCongress’ inability to reach a deal on another round of coronavirus aid means state and local officials could be on their own to deal with the soaring costs of holding a presidential election amid a pandemic
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Al Gore, left, founder of the Climate Reality Project, and the Rev. William Barber II, president of the Repairers of the Breach, visit Lowndes County resident Charlie Mae Holcombe to talk about the failing wastewater sanitation system at her home in Hayneville, Ala. An anti-poverty coalition led by Barber is scheduled to hold a virtual march Saturday. The Mass Poor People’s Assembly & Moral March on Washington aims to build upon the nation’s principles to pursue solutions to poverty — something advocates say is getting especially severe in rural areas. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett, File)
'Poor People's Campaign' eyes low-income voters in 13 statesA campaign inspired by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s last organizing effort says new data suggest low-income voters in key states could swing some U.S. Senate races
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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