The Republican National Convention is set to kick off as the nation reels from another deadly shooting and dissident delegates stage a longshot, last-gasp effort to deny Donald Trump the GOP nomination for president.
Just days before he was shot and killed, a Baton Rouge police officer posted an emotional Facebook message saying he was "physically and emotionally" tired and expressing how difficult it was to be both a police officer and a black man, a friend said Sunday.
In the aftermath of the deadly attack on Dallas officers, the city's police chief issued an appeal to blacks: If you want to change law enforcement, join us. Apply to become a cop.
The nation is poised to elect one of its oldest presidents, and while age doesn't determine health, it begs the question: How much do we know -- and should we know -- about how physically fit Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are for the job?
Most Americans reject Donald Trump's proposal to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico and his support for deporting those in the country illegally.
Cleveland, we have a problem. As Republicans gather to anoint their presidential ticket, Donald Trump's plan for replacing "Obamacare" appears to be anything but solid.
Two years after the chokehold death of Eric Garner made "I can't breathe" a rallying cry for protests over police killings of black men, federal authorities are still grappling with whether to prosecute the white officer seen on a widely watched video wrapping his arm around Garner's neck.
Oil giant BP PLC has put a final price tag on what its catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill cost the company, and it's a hefty sum: $61.6 billion.
A black man killed in front of a convenience store was remembered Friday as the "meaning of southern hospitality" and a good man whose death at the hands of two white police officers "woke up Baton Rouge and America."
The GOP delegate rebellion against Donald Trump is dead, Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus declared on Friday, looking ahead to a unified national convention next week amid signs that both Trump and the broader party are moderating their message with an eye toward November.
Hillary Clinton summoned at least three contenders vying to become her running mate to her Washington home on Friday as she closes in on a pick for vice president.
Donald Trump introduced Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate on Saturday, calling him "my partner in this campaign" and his first and best choice to join him on a winning Republican presidential ticket.
An Islamic State-run media outlet says the man who barreled his truck into a crowd in the French coastal city of Nice is a "soldier" of the group.
A man and his 11-year-old son from the Austin area were among the dozens of people killed during the truck attack in Nice, France, relatives said Friday.
The vast majority of Americans say they are afraid of at least one of the two major candidates -- Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump -- winning the White House, a remarkable finding that reflects an unsettled nation unhappy with its choice.
Congress exited a sweltering Washington on Thursday, its dysfunction on full display as it left behind must-do legislation to combat the mosquito-borne Zika virus and a stalemate over lawmakers' basic job of fulfilling agency budgets.
A large truck plowed through revelers gathered for Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, killing at least 84 people and sending others fleeing into the sea as it bore down for more than a mile along the Riviera city's famed waterfront promenade.
Police in Dallas were the first in the nation to use a robot to deliver and detonate a bomb to kill a suspect, but other law enforcement agencies are willing and able to follow suit, including some that even have trained for the day when they'd have to do so.
He was disarmed in the middle of a war zone and placed under 24-hour escort.
Baltimore police officers responding to the sound of gunshots near an apartment building fatally shot a man who fired at them with an "AR-15-style" rifle, authorities said early today.
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