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Nation May 03Groups say gunshot detection systems unreliable, seek review
The gunshot detection system that set in motion the recent fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old boy in Chicago routinely reports gunshots where there are none, sending officers into predominantly Black and Latino neighborhoods for “unnecessary and hostile” encounters, community…
Nation Apr 16Chicago police critics call for charges in shooting of boy
Viewers reacted with a mix of outrage and grief to newly released bodycam video that shows a Chicago police officer fatally shoot a 13-year-old less than a second after the boy dropped a handgun, turned toward the officer and began…
Nation Apr 15Video shows Chicago teen wasn’t holding a gun when shot by cop
Disturbing bodycam video shows a 13-year-old boy appearing to drop a handgun and begin raising his hands less than a second before an officer shoots and kills him.
Politics Apr 15Chicago mayor calls for calm before police shooting video’s release
During a news conference before the promised release of investigation materials, including body camera footage of an officer fatally shooting Adam Toledo on March 29, Lightfoot called on people to keep calm.
Politics Aug 19WATCH: Hillary Clinton urges Democrats to vote in ‘overwhelming’ numbers
She warned Democrats that their party's ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris could win by 3 million votes and still lose. She told viewers, "Take it from me."…
Politics Aug 19Hillary Clinton returns to DNC championing women in politics
After more than four decades in public life, Hillary Clinton will return to the Democratic National Convention to cement her legacy as a champion of women in politics.
Politics Aug 14Trump advances false, racist Harris conspiracy
President Donald Trump on Thursday gave credence to a false and racist conspiracy theory about Kamala Harris’ eligibility to be vice president, fueling an online misinformation campaign that parallels the one he used to power his rise into politics.
Politics Aug 04Some critics see sexism in debate over Biden VP
Biden's team had hoped its search effort would stand out for its inclusion and diversity, but there's been negative commentary, too.
Politics Jul 25Trump plays on fears in play for the suburbs
President Donald Trump this week sent a message to “The Suburban Housewives of America,” and in a single tweet summed up his strategy for shoring up support in communities critical to his reelection chances: Scare them.
Politics Jun 19Klobuchar urges Biden to pick nonwhite woman as running mate
Amy Klobuchar is dropping out of vice presidential contention and urging Democrat Joe Biden to select a woman of color instead.