Family: Man fatally shot by police wasn't extremist
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Family: Man fatally shot by police wasn't extremist

Duncan Socrates Lemp became a martyr for an anti-government movement after a police officer shot and killed the 21-year-old man during a pre-dawn raid on his family’s Maryland home in March

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Relative: Black couple didn't provoke shooting by police
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Relative: Black couple didn't provoke shooting by police

The mother of a Black woman who was injured in a police shooting in suburban Chicago that left a Black man dead said the two did nothing to provoke the officer

GOP to high court: Halt longer N. Carolina absentee deadline
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GOP to high court: Halt longer N. Carolina absentee deadline

Republican officials have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to return North Carolina to a shorter deadline for accepting absentee ballots that are postmarked by Election Day

Hurricane Epsilon weakens, expected to move east of Bermuda
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Hurricane Epsilon weakens, expected to move east of Bermuda

Hurricane Epsilon’s maximum sustained winds have dropped as it prepares to skirt just east of  Bermuda on a forecast path over the Atlantic Ocean

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6 alleged members of "murder squad" linked to 8 killings

Federal authorities say they have arrested and charged six alleged gang members who were part of a “murder squad” that roamed the streets of California's Monterey County looking for rival gang members and are suspected in eight killings

Harrison: Record $57M haul in US Senate race has been spent
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Harrison: Record $57M haul in US Senate race has been spent

Jaime Harrison raised a record-shattering $57 million last quarter in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, but the South Carolina Democrat says the cash is already spent

Iowa's use of pandemic aid for 2nd IT project draws scrutiny
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Iowa's use of pandemic aid for 2nd IT project draws scrutiny

Iowa plans to use millions of dollars in federal pandemic funds on a long-term plan to improve data management across state agencies, a second information technology project that may not fit the purpose of the aid

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Officer is charged with injuring protesters with his baton

A former transit police sergeant accused of hitting two protesters with his baton has become the third Philadelphia officer to be charged after confrontations during demonstrations against police brutality

Long after murders, Black voting is still troubled in Miss.
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Long after murders, Black voting is still troubled in Miss.

With America roiling over questions of racial justice and a divisive election just days away, the AP Road Trip team made its way to Mississippi, and the scene of an infamous 1964 triple murder of civil rights workers fighting for Black voting rights

Colorado wildfires drag on later than normal, break records
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Colorado wildfires drag on later than normal, break records

In parts of Colorado, the sky has been gray, the sun hazy and the odor of a burning campfire has persisted for much of September and October