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  • Jury finds Michael Dunn guilty of murder in loud-music shooting trial

    Jury finds Michael Dunn guilty of murder in loud-music shooting trial
    A Florida jury found Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in an argument over loud rap music. Dunn, 47, a software engineer, testified he thought he was...
  • How Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson mastered the disappearing act

    How Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson mastered the disappearing act
    ST. LOUIS — One morning late last month, a St. Louis courtroom filled up with prosecutors, lawyers and press who wondered if they'd catch a glimpse of a vanished man. The man, police officer Darren Wilson, hadn't been seen in public since Aug. 9,...
  • Grand jury meeting in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

    Grand jury meeting in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman
    A federal grand jury will meet in downtown Orlando Wednesday to hear testimony about whether Trayvon Martin's civil rights were violated when Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman shot him in the chest, according to court paperwork. A U.S....
  • Trayvon Martin's mom, race relations on 'Dr. Phil'

    Trayvon Martin's mom, race relations on 'Dr. Phil'
    Dr. Phil McGraw turns to race relations on his Friday program, and Trayvon Martin's mother will be among the guests. "If history continues to repeat itself, not only do we need to change the laws, but we need to change people's mindset as well. We...
  • Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march

    Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march
    Protesters marched through cities across the United States on Friday night chanting "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" on the eve of a large protest planned for Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets to...
  • Want to fight confirmation bias? Look in the mirror

    To the editor: Perhaps it's confirmation bias that makes people think that ex-Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson is guilty of murder, despite eyewitness testimony and the physical evidence supporting his claim of self-defense. ("'Confirmation...
  • Real change begins with empathy, not protests

    Real change begins with empathy, not protests
    The lack of indictments in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner has sparked huge protests across the country. And those demonstrations need to stop. I get that people aren’t happy; I’m not either. I believe the protesters have good...
  • Obama struggles to set his racial legacy

     Obama struggles to set his racial legacy
    — Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation is bad news for President Barack Obama's racial justice legacy. Obama has done little to address race during his presidency, beyond the actions of his Justice Department. With Holder's exit, that track...
  • Experts offer testimony in 'stand your ground' probe

    Experts offer testimony in 'stand your ground' probe
    Attorneys, lawmakers and researchers weighed in Friday on Florida's "stand your ground" law, during hours of testimony in Orlando for a probe by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The Commission launched an investigation of Florida's law, and laws like...
  • Florida man sentenced to life in prison over loud-music killing

    Florida man sentenced to life in prison over loud-music killing
    A Florida man convicted in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager after a dispute over loud music will spend the rest of his life in prison, a county judge said Friday. Jackelyn Barnard, director of communications for the state's attorney's office in...
  • Federal panel here to discuss 'stand your ground' law

    Federal panel here to discuss 'stand your ground' law
    The fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford ignited a nationwide debate on gun rights, profiling and Florida's controversial self-defense laws. That debate continues today, when a panel of experts convenes in Orlando to discuss the...