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Trump: Slaying of Bulls star’s cousin a reason blacks will vote for him

Trump: Slaying of Bulls star's cousin a reason blacks will vote for him
By  Chicago Tribune August 27, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday politicizing the shooting death of Bulls star Dwyane Wade's cousin on the South Side — suggesting that such crimes are the reason...

For African-American police officers, a foot in 2 worlds

Chicago police Sgt. Ernest Spradley said he was pulled over by a white officer who cussed at him before knowing he was a police officer. The incident reminds him that officers need to work at respecting the people they serve, he said. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
By William Lee | Chicago Tribune August 27, 2016

CHICAGO — Ernest Spradley, who is African-American, says he chuckled when the south suburban white cop who pulled him over told him he was going 95 mph down a main drag. "I was like 'Officer, I'm...

Trump hires ex-Christie operative who was fired after Bridgegate

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 Andrew Seidman | The Philadelphia Inquirer August 26, 2016

Donald Trump's presidential campaign has hired the former campaign manager for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie whom the governor dismissed following the George Washington Bridge scandal. Christie, who...

FDA recommends donated blood be tested for Zika virus

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By Meredith Cohn | The Baltimore Sun August 26, 2016

BALTIMORE — The FDA says the nation's blood supply should be checked for the Zika virus. As Zika infections continue to spread around the nation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is recommending...

Do benefits — like teamwork, fun and glory — outweigh safety concerns in football?

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By Patrick Mason | Daily Gazette August 26, 2016

The memory is a lasting one. For the fan, coach or bystander, watching as a player is carted off the playing surface can be a tough experience. Watching as a kid wobbles back to the sideline after a...

Update your iPhone or iPad: Israeli cyber-spy firm can hack you

Update your iPhone or iPad: Israeli cyber-spy firm can hack you
By Tim Johnson | McClatchy Washington Bureau August 26, 2016

WASHINGTON — The much-talked-about hack that would allow governments to spy on your every move through your iPhone and iPad has become reality. Apple issued a security update for those devices Thursday...

Judge in Stanford sex trial to no longer hear criminal cases

Judge in Stanford sex trial to no longer hear criminal cases
By Tracey Kaplan | The Mercury News August 26, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. — The Santa Clara County judge who faces a recall threat for giving a light sentence to a Stanford student convicted of sexual assault will no longer handle criminal cases — at his...

Sanders launches group to continue ‘Our Revolution’

The crowd cheers as then-Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the Avalon in Los Angeles for a fundraiser following the campaign's first debate the prior night in Las Vegas. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
By Kurtis Lee | Los Angeles Times August 26, 2016

His campaign is over, yet Bernie Sanders says that the movement he helped create — one that ignited a youthful, liberal following during the Democratic primary — will press onward. And this week,...

Florida hospitals won’t bill Pulse nightclub shooting victims

Madeline Lago, 15, and her mother Carmen Lago, center, are among the thousands gathered for a memorial rally at the Plaza at the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center in Orlando, Fla., on Monday, June 13, 2016, to honor those killed and wounded in the Pulse nightclub attack. (TNS)
By Kate Santich and Christal Hayes | Orlando Sentinel August 26, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando Health and Florida Hospital will not bill survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre for out-of-pocket medical expenses, officials announced Wednesday. Instead, the hospitals...

Zika flourishes in the vagina, study finds

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By Seema Yasmin | The Dallas Morning News August 26, 2016

DALLAS — The vagina is a welcoming home for Zika. In a new study published Thursday, researchers at Yale University found that Zika reproduced in the vaginas of pregnant mice four to five days after...

Poll: Voters don’t trust Clinton, but she holds 10-point lead

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses a crowd on Tuesday, Aug. 16 2016 at West Philadelphia High School in Pennsylvania. (Michael Bryant/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)
By By Rema Rahman | CQ-Roll Call August 25, 2016

WASHINGTON — A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows the depth of how much of a lesser-than-two-evils election this year's presidential race is. Nearly two-thirds of those who said they...

Biden’s ‘expectation’ is Obama will close Guantanamo

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden of the White House on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. (Mike Theiler/CNP/Zuma Press/TNS)
By John T. Bennett | CQ-Roll Call August 25, 2016

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joseph Biden, Jr., said Thursday he still expects the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will close before the Obama administration leaves office in January. "That...

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