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A Defense of the Reality of Time

Time isn’t just another dimension, argues Tim Maudlin. To make his case, he’s had to reinvent geometry.<p>Physicists and philosophers seem to like …

Fewer than 1 in 3 Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey

Just 29 percent of Americans support President Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, new NBC News/<i>Wall Street Journal</i> poll results …

The Comey Fallout: Trump Legislative Agenda Is Dead In 2017

This needs to be stated as directly as possible: The firing of FBI Director James Comey will make it all but impossible for the Trump administration’s legislative agenda to be enacted this year.<p>The probability of success for Trump’s plans wasn’t that high before Comey was fired. Given Trump’s …

Ana Navarro: Republicans should stop acting like members 'of the Donald Trump cult'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican strategist and CNN commentator Ana Navarro slammed GOP leaders for acting like members "of the Donald Trump cult," saying they must "step up and condemn" President Trump when circumstances demand it.<p>Navarro criticized House Speaker Paul Ryan for refusing to comment this week on …

Donald Trump

The Age of Trump Is 'Defining Deviancy Down'

Pat Moynihan, the great politician-intellectual, warned about the dangers of "defining deviancy down," in which worse and worse behavior comes to be accepted as the norm.<p>The late New York senator's essay, almost a quarter century ago, was about crime and family structure. Today it applies to the …

Donald Trump

GOP lawmakers mark success by flipping rules from Obama era

WASHINGTON (AP) — Final score: Republicans 14, Barack Obama's last-minute regulations, one.<p>Congressional Republicans anxious to show voters they can …

Obama Administration

Tennessee law enforcement agent shot and killed

MEMPHIS — An agent with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was shot to death Tuesday afternoon during an incident in Jackson, authorities say.<p>The agent was identified as De'Greaun "Dee" Frazier, who was been with the TBI only a matter of months.<p>According to Mark Gwyn, director of the TBI, …

Trump ignites new firestorm: Gun backers might stop Clinton

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Donald Trump ignited a fresh political firestorm Tuesday by declaring gun rights supporters might still find a way to stop …

Government

Was this fatal police shooting avoidable or the result of a ‘vicious, violent attack?’

By Sarah Larimer<p>, Reporter<p>Authorities this week released video of a fatal police shooting in Ohio, a deadly encounter that advocacy groups have called into question, but officials say was justified.<p>Jawari Porter, 25, was shot and killed Sunday morning after Cincinnati police responded to a report …

Law Enforcement

Boy, 14, killed by L.A. police may have fired on officers: police

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Witnesses saw a 14-year-old boy, suspected of spraying gang graffiti, fire at officers before he was shot to death, a Los Angeles Police Department official said on Wednesday.<p>Deputy Chief Robert Arcos told reporters a loaded handgun was recovered from the scene where Jesse …

Mexico Miss World pageant director shot dead in targeted attack

The director of the Miss World beauty pageant in Mexico has been shot dead in a targeted attack just hours after crowning the provincial winner for the violence-plagued state of Sinaloa.<p>Hugo Rubén Castellanos Jiménez, 39, was killed in the early hours of Sunday morning, shortly after he and a …

Mother of man accused of wanting to shoot Trump says son 'broken' in jail

<b>Dorking, England (CNN) —</b> The mother of a British man accused of wanting to shoot Donald Trump says she fears her son will not survive a long period in prison.<p>Michael Sandford was arrested at a Trump rally in Las Vegas in June after he allegedly tried to grab a police officer's gun.<p>The 20-year-old …

Donald Trump

'My friends might be dead' - 911 tapes of shooting released

SEATTLE (AP) — Young people attending a house party in Washington state where a gunman opened fire last month frantically told a dispatcher that …

Washington State

Small protest in Utah after police cleared in teen shooting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A small band of protesters calling for an end to police brutality and the resignation of a Utah prosecutor demonstrated in Salt …

Justice

Witnesses: Shots fired in Ferguson after car hits protester

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Gunfire broke out during a demonstration in Ferguson, Missouri, on the second anniversary of Michael Brown's death, disrupting …

Law Enforcement

Woman, 73, fatally shot by Florida officer role-playing as ‘bad guy’ during citizen police academy

By Katie Mettler<p>, Reporter<p>Kristine Phillips<p>, Reporter<p>Mary Knowlton arrived at the Punta Gorda, Fla., police station Tuesday night to learn how to be a community steward.<p>The 73-year-old was there as a student in the citizens police academy, a two-hour course intended to give an intimate look at what …

Law Enforcement

Trump On Second Amendment Backlash: 'I Think It's A Good Thing For Me'

The real villains, he said, are the news media.<p>Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Tuesday night he’s benefitting from the controversy he created earlier in the day by suggesting “the Second Amendment people” might forcefully stop Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton from appointing …

Monday was Chicago’s worst day in more than a decade for homicides, with 9 people fatally shot

By Derek Hawkins<p>, Reporter<p>Michael Lucas, 61, was sitting on his front stoop in Chicago’s Burnside neighborhood, watching his 3-year-old grandnephew play in the afternoon sun, when without warning two men ran toward the house and opened fire on him.<p>One shot struck Lucas. As the men advanced up the …

Blues Music

Bullet casings found after shootings in serial killer case

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities investigating nine nighttime drive-by shootings in Phoenix believed to be the work of a serial killer recovered bullet …

Crime

California Police Hunt Suspect After Search Volunteer Shot in Nevada County

SWAT teams were scouring a remote canyon in northern California early Wednesday after a search-and-rescue volunteer was shot while hunting for a missing hiker, officials said.<p>The volunteer was shot in the hip while they and two colleagues were searching for the 75-year-old hiker in Nevada County, …

Father of 3 shot dead while sitting at table: 'He’d go to work, take care of his kids'

Demarco Kennedy was known as a soft-spoken family man who worked the overnight shift at a railroad company.<p>Around 8 p.m. Tuesday, the 32-year-old father of three was sitting at a table in his second-floor apartment in Rosemoor on the Far South Side when two bullets pierced the window behind him and …

Florida Woman Fatally Shot During Citizen Police Academy Training

Florida investigators are probing the fatal shooting of a participant in a volunteer citizen police academy drill — an incident that happened as three dozen people looked on and which cops are calling an "unimaginable" accident.<p>Mary Knowlton was taking part in a "shoot/don’t shoot" exercise Tuesday …

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Texas leads nation in officers killed in the line of duty

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas leads the nation in the amount of officers killed in the line of duty, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF).<p>The Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit tracks officers killed in the line of duty. It records both officers feloniously killed and …

University of Washington identifies student killed at party

MUKILTEO, Wash. (AP) — The University of Washington on Sunday identified one of the three people fatally shot at a party of young adults in an …

University of Washington

Watchdogs: US police shootings fueling black extremism

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The public backlash against police shootings of black people is helping fuel the growth of black hate groups, some of which …

Nation remains on edge after police shootings, officer deaths

By Jerry Markon<p>, Reporter<p>Keith L. Alexander<p>, Reporter<p>Mark Berman<p>, Reporter<p>The emotional aftershocks from the nation’s recent spate of fatal shootings by and of police intensified Monday, with the Dallas police chief revealing that he and his family have received death threats ever since a gunman …

Law Enforcement