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The family of Andrew Brown Jr. viewed about 20 minutes of footage from dash and body cameras that has not been made public. They said it did not show Mr. Brown threatening, or even making contact with, officers before they fatally shot him.

A Virginia prosecutor has dismissed all the charges against a Black woman who was pulled over, handcuffed and arrested in March during a traffic stop, asserting that the state troopers who stopped her did so “without proper legal basis.”

Companies that sell plans to help lose weight have seen jumps in new business, as people venture out of their homes and back into public or return to offices, eager to lose weight they may have gained during the pandemic.

Fearing media talk of "the possibility of a military coup," the acting defense secretary on Jan. 6 decided to initially hold back troops from the Capitol riot, he will tell Congress on Wednesday.

Michael Bloomberg is donating a total of $150 million to Johns Hopkins University and six other institutions of higher learning to increase racial diversity among students seeking Ph.D.s in science, technology, engineering and math.

Three of the biggest recent hits on Broadway — “Hamilton,” “The Lion King” and “Wicked” — announced plans to resume performances on Sept. 14. Swipe through to see what else there is to know →

Pat Bond had long had masochistic fantasies, but he never acted on them until he was 44 and formed the Eulenspiegel Society. Two people showed up for the first meeting; membership eventually grew to more than a thousand. Pat Bond has died at 94.

Norman Lloyd, who has died at 106, carved out a successful career over seven decades as an actor, producer and director, working with some of the best-known names in the business — even if his own was barely recognized.

Lawmakers in four states and Washington, D.C., want to give law enforcement agencies more power to exclude people with extremist ties from police ranks. But the proposals they thought were straightforward have encountered a thicket of obstacles.


A Georgia prosecutor plans to bring the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man, before a grand jury

When she was in sixth grade, Sandra Parks wrote an award-winning essay about gun violence and crime in her hometown, Milwaukee. On Monday, she was fatally shot when someone outside fired a gun at her home and a stray bullet went into her bedroom.

Protesters march up Seventh Avenue in New York City, following the grand jury decision in Ferguson.

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In the 5 years since Noah Pozner was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, death threats and online harassment have forced his parents to relocate 7 times. “I would love to go see my son’s grave and I don’t get to do that," his mom said.

U.S. health insurance premiums could increase as much as 40% next year if the coronavirus pandemic results in millions of Americans needing hospital stays, a new analysis warns

James Fields Jr., the white supremacist who murdered Heather Heyer in 2017 when he steered a car into a crowd of peaceful demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, was sentenced Friday to life in federal prison

“It’s inhuman to take a baby from its parents,” says the mother of a detained 1-year-old who has not seen his parents in days. Separating parents from children could become a regular policy under an administration proposal meant to deter border crossings.

President Trump’s inauguration fund collected $500,000 from two private prison companies that house detained migrant families

Cyntoia Brown, 30, is serving a life sentence in Nashville for murdering a man who had hired her for sex when she was a teenager. Her supporters say she deserves clemency as a child trafficking victim.