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The man who fatally shot five Dallas police officers may have had plans for a wider attack, according to the city's police chief. Investigators are piecing together Micah Xavier Johnson's final days.
July 10, 2016
Dallas police have said more about Friday's sniper shootings that killed five officers. Police have interviewed the shooter's mother and found bomb-making materials at his house.
July 10, 2016
People in Dallas continued to pay respects to five police officers killed in Thursday's shootings. Many left cards and flowers at a memorial at police headquarters. But the city is still on edge.
July 10, 2016
In Minneapolis, as in churches across the country, parishioners and clergy tried to make sense of the fatal shootings of black men by police and the subsequent Dallas attack.
July 10, 2016
Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are vetting their shortlists of vice presidential contenders. With the GOP convention starting in eight days, Trump could name his running mate any day now.
July 10, 2016
Ankeny, Iowa is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and an example of a growing urban/rural divide. The presidential campaigns are shifting focus in this critical swing state.
July 10, 2016
Dvora Meyers' book The End of the Perfect 10 looks at the new scoring system for international gymnastics competitions and the evolution and demise of the iconic "perfect 10" score.
July 10, 2016
Switzerland has never been a member of the European Union. Former Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey says that it could provide a potential model for the U.K. after the "Brexit" vote.
July 10, 2016
A postcard from the Underground Museum in Los Angeles, featuring reactions to the week's events from several founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.
July 10, 2016
Former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper says in his book To Protect and Serve: How to Fix America's Police that policing is in crisis. He says more emphasis needs to be put on community policing.
July 10, 2016
Lin-Manuel Miranda made his final performance in the hit musical Saturday. Michel Martin reflects on what Alexander Hamilton's story can teach us after a troubling week of news.
July 10, 2016
"It never crossed my mind whether he's got a gun or a badge," one of the inmates involved told WFAA-TV. "If he falls down, I'll help him." The inmates were able to summon help for the ailing guard.
July 10, 2016
The advisory from the Caribbean country comes after two recent high-profile police shootings of black men. And it's not the only one. Two Middle Eastern countries have issued similar alerts recently.
July 10, 2016
Murray was the favorite going into the match, and beat Canadian Milos Raonic handily: 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-2).
July 10, 2016
Protesters gathered around the country Saturday. And while the demonstrations were largely peaceful, tensions erupted in Minnesota and Louisiana.
July 10, 2016
The fatal police shootings of black men followed by the killings of five police officers have given members of the clergy much to think about. What will they be saying to their congregations?
July 10, 2016
Following the murder of five Dallas police officers, Democrats are again calling for gun control legislation. Rachel Martin speaks to Rep. John Lewis, who led the Congressional sit-in last month.
July 10, 2016
A collection of 100 works of art by Henri Matisse and his contemporaries is now on display at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. It's the only North American venue for the exhibition.
July 10, 2016
Children's author Kwame Alexander discusses last week's killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille, in addition to the shootings of the Dallas police officers.
July 10, 2016
The city of Dallas is still reeling from the murders of five police officers. Residents are rallying around law enforcement but some warn they can't abandon peaceful protests.
July 10, 2016

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