Wisconsin investigators to update Jacob Blake shooting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's attorney general planned to provide an update Monday on the investigation into the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot in the back by a white poli...

Belarus: UN rights council adopts monitoring of protest crackdown

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday adopted a European Union resolution authorizing a UN representative to report on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's brutal crackdown on a...

Isabel Wilkerson's 'Caste' on National Book Awards longlist

NEW YORK (AP) — Isabel Wilkerson's “Caste,” her acclaimed study of racism in the United States, is among 10 nominees on the National Book Award longlist for nonfiction. The poetry list features works ...

'If not now, when?': Black women seize political spotlight

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The little girl ran up to her, wide-eyed and giddy. “Are you Charisse Davis?” the fourth grader asked. Davis was stunned. A former kindergarte...

'If not now, when?': Black women seize political spotlight

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The little girl ran up to her, wide-eyed and giddy. “Are you Charisse Davis?” the fourth grader asked. Davis was stunned. A former kindergarte...

Eric Reid still hasn't received an offer or workout invite

Despite setting two defensive franchise records for the Carolina Panthers last season, Eric Reid remains unsigned, like his close friend: Colin Kaepernick. Reid told The Associated P...

In `law and order' debate, data can be molded to suit moment

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump points to spiking crime and delivers stark statistics on murders and shootings as part of his “law and order” campaign emphasis that suggests cities are ov...

Officers: We gave 'chance after chance' before 2017 shooting

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Two U.S. Park Police officers say they gave “chance after chance” to a northern Virginia man in a stop-and-go police chase before firing 10 shots that killed the unarmed drive...

Trump defies virus rules as 'peaceful protest' rallies grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is running as the “law and order” candidate. But that hasn't stopped him and his campaign from openly defying state emergency orders and flouting his own admin...

Harris draws on her past as US faces reckoning on police

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Kamala Harris won her first election for San Francisco district attorney in 2003, the office's relationship with the city police force was in tatters. She promised to re...

Trump defies virus rules as 'peaceful protest' rallies grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is running as the “law and order” candidate. But that hasn't stopped him and his campaign from openly defying state emergency orders and flouting his own admin...

Over 300 groups urge more scrutiny of China on human rights

GENEVA (AP) — More than 300 civil society groups including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and the International Service for Human Rights are urging the United Nations to set up an internati...

American Airlines OKs Black Lives Matter pins for employees

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines will let employees wear Black Lives Matter pins on their uniforms, calling it a matter of equality and not politics. With the move, America...

Trump looms large over campaigns for control of Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The battle for control of Congress is solidifying into a race about President Donald Trump, as Republicans hitch their fortunes to their party’s leader and Democrats position thems...

Mayor promises police reforms following Daniel Prude's death

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The mayor of Rochester promised reforms are coming to the city's police department as community elders sought to bring calmer minds to a fifth night of demonstrations Sunday ove...