Nation/World

Marijuana arrests fall to lowest level since 1996

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Arrests for simple marijuana possession in the United States fell to nearly a two-decade low last...

National

Correction: T25-College Football Poll story

In a story Sept. 25 about The AP Top 25 poll, The Associated Press, due to a technical error, said that TCU was No. 20 in the latest rankings. TCU is No. 21. A corrected version of the story is below: AP TOP 25: No. 8 Wisconsin moves up, LSU moves out of poll Wisconsin moved up to No. 8 in The...


National

Harry Reid calls Donald Trump a racist

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. Harry Reid has called Donald Trump’s policies racist. He’s called Donald Trump’s remarks racist. And on Monday -- six hours before the first presidential debate -- Reid called Donald Trump the person a racist too. Here’s what the Senate minority leader said on the...


National

6 shot, 3 others hurt in Houston neighborhood; gunman dead

Houston Shooting

HOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Another three people had injuries from glass or debris. Authorities first...


National

Alton Sterling's family wants swift federal investigation

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Relatives of a black man who was shot and killed during an altercation with two white Baton Rouge police officers called Monday for a swift resolution to the Justice Department’s investigation. Three of Alton Sterling’s aunts joined dozens of protesters Monday for a raucous...


National

The Latest: Records show vehicle registered to Nathan DeSai

Houston Shooting

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at in Houston neighborhood (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Texas motor vehicle records in a commercially available database show that the Porsche police were searching at the scene of the Houston shootings is registered to Nathan DeSai, who lives at the condo...


National

Charlotte officer did not activate body camera until after Keith Scott had been

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Crucial evidence in the police shooting death of Keith Scott is not available because one of the officers failed to activate his body camera as soon as he responded to the encounter, in violation of department policy. The department released two...


National

U.S. to pay 17 Indian tribes $492 million to settle long-standing disputes

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. The Obama administration has settled lawsuits with 17 Native American tribes who accused the federal government of long mismanaging their funds and natural resources. With these settlements, the administration will have resolved the majority of outstanding claims,...


World

Colombia to sign historic peace deal on ending long conflict

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CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — More than 220,000 deaths, 8 million homeless and countless human rights violations: These are the tragic toll of South America’s oldest armed conflict, which begins to wind down with the signing Monday of a historic agreement between Colombia’s government and the...


National

Mall shooting suspect charged with murder

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MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The man accused of killing five people at Macy’s store in a Washington state shopping mall before leading authorities on a nearly 24-hour manhunt was charged Monday with five counts of first-degree murder. Arcan Cetin, 20, made a brief appearance in Skagit County District...


Business , National

US stocks slide as banks tumble on Deutsche Bank worries

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slumped Monday, and banks took the biggest losses. Deutsche Bank plunged as investors worried about the financial health of Germany’s largest bank. Pfizer pulled drugmakers down after it announced it won’t break up into two companies. Stocks fell for the second day in a...


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