Rich McKay

Elijah Cummings, U.S. civil rights icon who led House probe of Trump, dead at 68

17 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON - U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, a civil rights champion who over the last quarter century became one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, died on Thursday. He was 68. | Video

UPDATE 2-White House reporters slam mock video of Trump killing journalists and critics

14 Oct 2019

Oct 14 The White House Correspondents' Association has condemned a mock video, shown at a gathering of U.S. President Donald's Trump's supporters at one of his Florida resorts, that depicts him slaughtering members of the news media and political adversaries.

White House reporters condemn fake video showing Trump killing press

14 Oct 2019

Oct 13 The White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) condemned on Sunday a video that depicted a fake image of U.S. President Donald Trump slaughtering members of the news media, shown at a gathering of his supporters.

Birthplace of U.S. civil rights movement elects first black mayor

09 Oct 2019

Montgomery, the capital of the southern U.S. state of Alabama, known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement for its 1950s bus boycotts over segregated seating, has elected the first black mayor in its 200-year history. | Video

One suspect in custody, second on the loose in Kansas City mass shooting

07 Oct 2019

Police arrested one suspect in a Kansas City, Kan., area bar mass shooting and were hunting for a second gunman early on Monday, in an attack that killed four people and wounded five, police said.

Atlantic City mayor resigns over theft from youth basketball club

04 Oct 2019

Atlantic City's Mayor Frank Gilliam resigned late on Thursday after pleading guilty to one count of wire fraud, and now faces a 20-year prison sentence for stealing about $87,000 from a youth basketball club, court records showed.

U.S. Democratic Party donor Ed Buck charged with running drug den

19 Sep 2019

LOS ANGELES Prominent California Democratic Party donor Edward Buck has been charged with operating a drug den after injecting a man with methamphetamine in his West Hollywood home where two other men previously died of apparent overdoses, prosecutors said. | Video

Motive elusive in Alabama boy's slaying of his family

04 Sep 2019

A 14-year-old Alabama boy was charged with five counts of murder on Tuesday in the shooting deaths of his family including three younger children, Limestone County Sheriff's officials said, in the latest high-profile gun crime.

Texas gunman fired from job before massacre; victim IDs emerge: media report

02 Sep 2019

The man who killed seven people and wounded 22 others in a rolling rampage across West Texas on Saturday was fired from his trucking job hours before the massacre, media and officials reported.

Hurricane Dorian gains might as it takes aim at Florida

29 Aug 2019

Aug 29 Hurricane Dorian churned in the Atlantic, picking up speed early on Thursday, fueled by warm waters as it took aim at the U.S. coast and threatened to become a dangerous category 3 storm.

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