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No federal charges for New York policeman in 2014 'I can't breathe' death

16 Jul 2019

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted 2014 arrest, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, Brooklyn's top federal prosecutor said on Tuesday. | Video

Man who attacked Tacoma immigration center was repeat assailant: authorities

14 Jul 2019

Authorities in Tacoma, Washington, have named a man who was killed after attacking an immigration detention facility, and court records showed he had been previously arrested for assaulting a police officer at a protest outside the same facility.

New York clears way for release of Trump's state tax returns

08 Jul 2019

NEW YORK New York state on Monday cleared the way for Democrats in the U.S. Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns, raising the possibility of fresh avenues of inquiry for lawmakers investigating his finances.

Chestnut crowned July 4 hot-dog champ again but can't top his own record

05 Jul 2019

NEW YORK This year's Nathan's Famous hot-dog eating contest proved a mild disappointment to Joey Chestnut, the Fourth of July event's perennial champ, even though he handily won the annual display of gastronomical excess for the 12th time this year. | Video

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown

27 Jun 2019

NEW YORK American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it.

Chicago waitress placed on leave after Eric Trump said she spit on him

26 Jun 2019

A Chicago bar has placed one of its waitresses on leave after Eric Trump, the younger son of President Donald Trump, said the woman spit on him, the business said on Wednesday.

U.S. records 33 new measles cases, mostly in New York State

24 Jun 2019

Thirty-three new measles cases were recorded in the United States last week, most of them in New York, federal health officials said on Monday, bringing the number of confirmed cases this year to 1,077 in the worst U.S. outbreak of the virus since 1992.

At least two killed after woman crashes car into Michigan river with her children inside

18 Jun 2019

A woman deliberately crashed her vehicle into Michigan's Kalamazoo River with her two children inside, killing at least two people, local police said on Tuesday.

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year's total to 1,044

17 Jun 2019

The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday. | Video

Memphis man killed by U.S. marshals was a new father, wanted for felonies

14 Jun 2019

The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father for the second time and was the subject of multiple felony warrants, according to his family and officials.

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