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As protests rage, Obama struggles to find his role

  WASHINGTON (AP) — When racial tensions erupted midway through his first presidential campaign, Barack Obama came to Philadelphia to decry the “racial stalemate we’ve been stuck in for years.” Over time, he said, such wounds, rooted in America’s painful history on race, can be healed. Six years later, the stalemate suddenly seems more entrenched [...]

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‘Change is coming’ after police shooting

  CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder reassured college students Wednesday, August 13, in suburban St. Louis, a few miles from where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer, and a small group of protesters gathered outside a building where a grand jury was expected to begin hearing evidence [...]

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Shooting involving rapper likely not random

  DENVER (AP) — A shooting involving rapper ScHoolboy Q after a concert at the historic Red Rocks amphitheater west of Denver was likely not a random act of violence, authorities said Saturday. “This is not just a coincidence. We think there is probably more to it than that,” said Jacki Kelley, a spokeswoman for [...]

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