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San Francisco police to implement reforms after report on violence against minorities

Protester Walter Rice, 75, a life-long Ferguson resident and Vietnam veteran waves, a U.S. flag in front of the Ferguson police department on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)
By Los Angeles Times October 12, 2016

San Francisco police officers use force against African-Americans more often than against other racial groups, according to a 432-page federal report made public Wednesday. The report, issued by the...

Analysis: For Trump or against Trump, Republicans fear intensifying civil war if he loses

Analysis: For Trump or against Trump, Republicans fear intensifying civil war if he loses
By Sahil Kapur | Bloomberg News October 12, 2016

WASHINGTON — A long-simmering struggle between presidential nominee Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan erupted this week, but the ultimate winner won't be clear until Nov 8. "I wouldn't want...

‘Stop the Bleed:’ Movement trains bystanders to help during shootings, emergencies

With the help of Hans the manikin, students in the Stop the Bleed program learn how to apply tourniquets at Harborview Medical Center. In emergency situations, severe bleeding is a common cause of death for trauma patients. (Alan Berner/Seattle Times/TNS)
By Jonel Aleccia | The Seattle Times October 12, 2016

SEATTLE — Dr. Eileen Bulger wants you to know that CPR is not enough. With the way the world is going, the chief of trauma at Seattle's Harborview Medical Center believes that bystanders — ordinary...

Obama wants private companies to help send humans to Mars by the 2030s

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By Jim Puzzanghera | Los Angeles Times October 11, 2016

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he wants private companies to help send humans to Mars by the 2030s. Obama first said in 2010 he wanted to send astronauts "to orbit Mars and...

Trump once fired Illinois native on the ‘Apprentice’ for ‘locker room’ comment

President-elect Donald Trump speaks to supporters aboard the USS Iowa battleship in Los Angeles on Sept. 15. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
By Ronnie Glassberg The Charlotte Observer October 11, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, under fire for vulgar remarks he made about women in 2005, has dismissed the comments as "locker room talk." But six years ago, he booted a female contestant...

Hurricane Matthew weakens as it moves to the north

Jose Paseta, of Hallandale, Fla., walks along Hollywood Beach amid the lead elements of Hurricane Matthew on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. (Michael Laughlin/Sun Sentinel/TNS)
By By John Cherwa and Nigel Duara | Los Angeles Times October 7, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — A slight wobble in the track of Hurricane Matthew early Friday morning may have saved Florida from potentially catastrophic conditions and instead turned the storm into a major — but...

Government funding and medical research to dominate lame-duck session

Hours before Tuesday's deadline, Congress and the White House had yet to begin serious negotiations over next year's budget, threatening a government shutdown that could delay Social Security payments, shutter national parks, museums and monuments and furlough hundreds of thousands of employees, Sept. 30, 2013. The Senate flatly rejected a House of Representatives proposal to keep the government funded through Dec. 15 but delay implementation of the contentious federal health care law. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
By Bridget Bowman | CQ-Roll Call October 7, 2016

WASHINGTON — Last week, lawmakers raced to find a funding deal to avert a government shutdown, and they'll be back in a few weeks to do it all over again. Congress returns from the campaign trail...

Morning-after cleanup: Mike Pence made Trump ‘proud,’ campaign manager says

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence speaks at a campaign rally at The Villages, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
By Lisa Mascaro | Tribune Washington Bureau October 5, 2016

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's campaign manager said Wednesday that reports that the Republican presidential candidate was displeased with running mate Mike Pence's failure to defend him at the vice presidential...

Tensions fester in South LA neighborhood after police fatally shoot an armed teen

Monique Morgan, the mother of Carnell Snell, is held by a neighbor as they stand beside a makeshift memorial for Morgan's son Sunday morning, Oct. 2, 2016. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
By Cindy Chang | Los Angeles Times October 5, 2016

LOS ANGELES — A small group of friends and family members gathered Sunday outside the South Los Angeles house where Carnell Snell Jr. was fatally shot by police Saturday after a vehicle pursuit. "I...

Researchers announce Zika vaccine success with mice

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By David Templeton | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette October 4, 2016

PITTSBURGH — Amid the growing surge of Zika research, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has announced early success with two experimental vaccines that prevented the pups of immunized female...

Former Miss Universe: ‘I will continue standing up’ to Trump

Alicia Machado at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood on June 8, 2016. The former Miss Universe who had been insulted by Donals Trump, has emerged as a potent advocate for his current political opponent, Hillary Clinton. (Sthanlee B. Mirador/Sipa USA/TNS)
By Sarah D. Wire and Melanie Mason | Tribune Washington Bureau September 30, 2016

WASHINGTON — The former Miss Universe whom Donald Trump repeatedly attacked this week fought back Friday, insisting she would continue to stand up to him on behalf of women. During Monday's debate,...

With white supremacists drawn into political mainstream, David Duke declares victory

David Duke, the former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard, spoke about his admiration for Donald Trump and his own U.S. Senate campaign on Sept. 19, 2016, at his home in Mandeville, La. (Todd J. Gillman/Dallas Morning News/TNS)
By By Lisa Mascaro | Tribune Washington Bureau September 30, 2016

KENNER, La. — David Duke worked the Louisiana gun show like a preacher pursuing souls, cornering potential voters as they picked over firearms and ammo. The robes are gone and the rhetoric is softer...

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