Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:30:21 -0400CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) - Charlotte police will release body camera and dashboard videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man that triggered protests in the North Carolina city, but the footage does not show the victim holding a gun, the head of the force said on Saturday.
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 16:56:56 -0400(Reuters) - Three college football players from Michigan State University raised their fists during the U.S. national anthem on Saturday, emulating NFL players who have chosen the gesture to protest racial inequality.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 16:38:07 -0400TULSA, Okla. (Reuters) - Demonstrators in Oklahoma marched to the Tulsa County courthouse and rallied on Saturday afternoon before a funeral for the unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white police officer after his car broke down and blocked a road.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:33:00 -0400WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday expressed hope that a new national museum showcasing the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience will help to bring people together as the nation reels from recent racial upheaval.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 13:06:59 -0400COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - The mother of a 13-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer in Columbus, Ohio, wept and pleaded that his casket not be closed for the last time at his funeral service on Saturday.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:53:35 -0400(Reuters) - A school bus overturned in southeast Texas, on Friday, injuring more than a dozen students and the driver, the local sheriff and school district said.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:02:02 -0400NEWARK, N.J. (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's office turned a regional transportation agency into a "goodie bag" from which to dole out favors and funds to Democrats who might endorse the Republican during his 2013 re-election campaign, according to prosecutors' star witness in the so-called Bridgegate trial on Friday.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:57:04 -0400NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning, who is serving 35 years in prison for passing classified files to WikiLeaks, was sentenced to 14 days in solitary confinement as punishment for attempting suicide and keeping a banned book in her cell, supporters said on Friday.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:02:07 -0400COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - The maker of the SAT, America’s oldest college-entrance exam, promised to streamline its new math questions and scale back the reuse of tests, a longtime practice that has made the exam vulnerable to cheating.