Philadelphia police shooting of Black man sparks unrest
Police shot and killed a 27-year-old Black man on a Philadelphia street after yelling at him to drop his knife, sparking violent protests that police said injured 30 officers and led to dozens of arrests.
Barrett sworn in at court as issues important to Trump awaitAmy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in Tuesday as the Supreme Court's ninth justice, her oath administered in private by Chief Justice John Roberts. Her first votes on the court could include two big topics affecting the man who appointed her.
Worst place, worst time: Trump faces virus spike in MidwestThe virus is getting worse in states that the Republican president needs the most, at the least opportune time. New infections are raging in Wisconsin and elsewhere in the upper Midwest. In Iowa, polls suggest Trump is in a toss-up race with Biden after carrying the state by 9.4 percentage points four years ago.
Gulf Coast braces, again, for hurricane as Zeta takes aimResidents of the storm-pummeled Gulf Coast steeled themselves for yet another tropical weather strike Tuesday after Zeta raked across the Yucatan Peninsula on a track that forecasters said would likely bring it ashore south of New Orleans as a hurricane.
Still hampered by virus, U.S. casinos want aid in recoveringThe U.S. casino industry is seeking tax and regulatory relief from the government as it tries to recover from the coronavirus outbreak, which cost states more than $2 billion in lost tax revenue while casinos were shut down for four months this year.
New protests loom as Europeans tire of virus restrictionsItaly braced Tuesday for more nationwide protests against virus-fighting measures like regional curfews, evening shutdowns for restaurants and bars and the closures of gyms, swimming pools and theaters -- a sign of growing discontent across Europe with renewed coronavirus restrictions.
Voting by mail isn't so easy on Native American reservationsWith limited polling places on a reservation that's roughly 2,000 square miles (5,180 square kilometers) and officials pushing people to vote by mail amid the coronavirus pandemic, cramped post offices such as this one are a lifeline to preserving Native Americans' right to vote. But voting rights advocates fear it's not enough.
After high court ruling, DOJ wants census challenges stoppedNow that the Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to end the 2020 census count, the courts should not interfere with efforts to meet a year-end deadline for turning in numbers used for divvying up congressional seats by state, Department of Justice attorneys said recently in court papers.
Turkey's Erdogan sues Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker for insultsTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is suing Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders after the anti-Islam politician posted a series of tweets against the Turkish leader, including one that described him as a 'terrorist.'
Vietnam evacuating low-lying areas as strong typhoon nearsVietnam is scrambling to evacuate more than a million people in its central lowlands as a strong typhoon approached while some regions are still dealing with the aftermath of deadly recent floods
200-pound tortoise is back home after escaping Alabama penA 200-pound tortoise named Sparkplug that escaped from a pen in Alabama is back home after a few days on the lam
AP PHOTOS: Kyrgyzstan village untouched by political unrestThe political turmoil that has gripped Kyrgyzstan hasn't reached this quiet village in the mountains near the capital, where residents talk about the country's feuding elites with resignation and disdain
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- 8:34 PMNew protests loom as Europeans tire of virus restrictions
- 8:34 PMPhiladelphia victim's family sought ambulance, not police
- 8:06 PMIndiana governor won't back mandatory COVID-19 vaccine
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