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  • Bromberg's employee has seen Alabama jewelry store, owners through 75 years

    Bromberg's employee has seen Alabama jewelry store, owners through 75 years
    She walks with a cane now, the petite white-haired woman who has meant so much for so long in Ricky Bromberg's life. "Can I take your purse?" he asks as Frances Moore eases into the jewelry store his family has owned for six generations. "You hold on to...
  • Did North Charleston, S.C., police try to aid Walter Scott after shooting?

    Did North Charleston, S.C., police try to aid Walter Scott after shooting?
    The graphic and now familiar video showing Officer Michael T. Slager shooting Walter L. Scott does not include images of officers aiding Scott, leading some people to question whether police tried to save the man's life. But according to accounts by...
  • Presidential candidates-to-be make the most of fundraising rule-bending

    Presidential candidates-to-be make the most of fundraising rule-bending
    The charade comes to an end this month for many of the 2016 presidential contenders, who have long avoided saying they are running — while they are so obviously running — in order to sidestep rules that burden declared candidates. Ted Cruz...
  • South Carolina cop charged in shooting is 'wonderful person,' mother says

    South Carolina cop charged in shooting is 'wonderful person,' mother says
    Karen Sharpe on Friday visited her son, Michael, under circumstances no mother would ever want to endure. She saw Michael T. Slager, a former police officer charged with murder, from behind a glass prison partition. He wore a black-and-white striped...
  • Hillary Clinton returning to Nevada, scene of ugly 2008 primary battle

    Hillary Clinton returning to Nevada, scene of ugly 2008 primary battle
    In the long, bitter campaign fight between Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, few states witnessed as much rancor as Nevada. The state's 2008 Democratic caucus, scheduled early in the race to boost its influence, yielded a federal lawsuit, a fight...
  • Obama urged to recognize Armenian genocide as 100th anniversary nears

    Obama urged to recognize Armenian genocide as 100th anniversary nears
    It's become a frustrating rite for Armenian Americans. Every year, in the days leading up to the April 24 anniversary, advocates have lobbied President Obama to use the word "genocide" to describe the killing of more than 1 million Armenians at the...
  • Video in fatal North Charleston, S.C., police shooting sets case apart

    Video in fatal North Charleston, S.C., police shooting sets case apart
    The family gathered for an impromptu memorial on the grass where Walter L. Scott had been shot to death by a white police officer the day before. They were still in shock, unable to accept police accounts that Scott had struggled with the officer over his...
  • Video in South Carolina police shooting makes building a defense that much harder

    Video in South Carolina police shooting makes building a defense that much harder
    Unlike other videos in the last year that have shown a law officer shooting an unarmed suspect, the shaky smartphone footage that went viral this week leaves little to the imagination. And that, legal experts say, will leave attorneys for Michael T....
  • Rash of exposure deaths in Gallup, N.M., blamed on an old foe: Alcoholism

    Rash of exposure deaths in Gallup, N.M., blamed on an old foe: Alcoholism
    This morning, like every cold morning, the man wakes up with fear in his gut. Gallup waits for sunrise to collect its dead. He is trim and neat, from his shaved pate to the tilt of his white straw hat, an affectation developed over a decade of living in...
  • Transgender issues: 7 things to know about LGBT movement's next frontier

    Transgender issues: 7 things to know about LGBT movement's next frontier
    Transgender issues are the next frontier of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement. A string of high-profile cases, such as a Kansas judge's decision to allow Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to change her name to Chelsea and Olympian Bruce...
  • Intent of Russian military aircraft near U.S. shores remains unclear

    The air is frigid and the wind is howling as Air Force Col. Frank Flores lifts a pair of foot-long binoculars and studies a hazy dot about 50 miles west across the Bering Strait. "That's the mainland there," he shouts above the gusts. It's Siberia,...