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Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing appears at Hamilton County Courthouse for his arraignment in the shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Cincinnati. Tensing pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

U. of Cincinnati shooting puts spotlight on campus police

Saturday, August 1, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — When an Ohio prosecutor charged a campus police officer with murder in the death of a driver during a traffic stop, he offered a harsh judgment on University of Cincinnati police, saying the school should not be in the business of law enforcement at all. That statement and the circumstances of the shooting near campus have raised …

Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday — physically ‘fit to serve as president’

Saturday, August 1, 2015

WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton is in “excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president,” her physician declared Friday — just one in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential candidate pushed out by her campaign on a busy summer day. Within a three-hour period, the State Department made public more than 2,200 pages of emails sent from Clinton’s personal account, …

Zimbabwe: American lion killer’s extradition being sought

Saturday, August 1, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday. “Unfortunately it was too late to apprehend the foreign …

Zimbabweans find foreign outrage over lion’s death excessive

Friday, July 31, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe — While the death of a protected lion in Zimbabwe has caused outrage in the United States — much of it centered on the Minnesota dentist who killed the animal — most in Zimbabwe expressed a …

Man stabs marchers at Jerusalem gay pride parade

Friday, July 31, 2015

JERUSALEM — Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the holy city’s annual gay pride parade were left shrieking in pain and panic Thursday night, as an anti-gay extremist lunged into a group leading the …

Confederate flags left near King’s church

Friday, July 31, 2015

ATLANTA — Police worked Thursday to identify two white males who were caught on surveillance camera laying Confederate battle flags neatly on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s church. It was the latest provocative act …

Ohio campus officer denies fatal shooting

Friday, July 31, 2015

CINCINNATI — A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of murder and was ordered jailed on $1 million bail. Fired UC officer Ray …

Calif. teen appears in court on charge of killing girl, 8

Friday, July 31, 2015

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A teenage boy accused of raping and killing an 8-year-old neighbor appeared in court briefly Thursday as flags around this small California town flew at half-staff in honor of the girl. Adrian Jerry …

Pope’s visit prompts anxiety in Philadelphia

Friday, July 31, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won’t be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they’ve been told to close for a three-day weekend. Others are bringing in cots for …

Debris on Reunion I. belongs to Boeing 777

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON — Air safety investigators have a “high degree of confidence” that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that …

House OKs money for highways, transit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON — The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid and veterans’ health care before heading out of town for its August recess, leaving unresolved an array of sticky issues that are sure to …

Lion killer stays away from protests at his Minn. dental office

Thursday, July 30, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe advised patients Wednesday to seek care elsewhere and said he rarely discussed his big-game …

NY prison worker admits she made ‘horrible mistake’

Thursday, July 30, 2015

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — A prison worker who got “caught up in the fantasy” of a prison escape planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one man and took naked photos of herself for the …