"A woman is dead and a man is seriously injured after a shooting in the city's north end. Police say a 19-year-old woman was driving a car near the Northwood Community Centre on Monday night when shots were fired at the vehicle."
Gen. Augusto Pinochet was stripped of his legal immunity by an appeals court on Wednesday, allowing his trial in the disappearance of 29 additional dissidents during his 1973-90 dictatorship.
The 16-6 vote by the...
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In recent years, hip-hop music and "gangsta" films have thrust the south Los Angeles city of Compton into the national consciousness. But now, the community is on its way to earning a new designation: America's murder capital.
Homicides have skyrocketed in the...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities offered a reward of up to $25,000 and established a hot line for receiving anonymous tips Monday to solve the slayings of Florida civil rights pioneers Harry and Harriette Moore, whose home was blown up on Christmas night 1951.
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ATLANTA (AP) — Civil rights activists in Georgia hope to stage a re-enactment today of the lynchings that took place on July 25, 1946. They are looking to gain support for the arrest and prosecution of anyone still alive who may have been involved.
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KIGALI, Rwanda (Reuters) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, visiting a Rwandan genocide memorial on Saturday, expressed regret for his "personal failure" to prevent the 1994 slaughter of 800,000 people.
Cynthia Tucker - If your son had been murdered 41 years ago simply for his political activism, would you be willing to forget it after all these years and allow the mastermind of his murder to go free? If your child had been executed by vicious animals and buried anonymously...
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Terri Knight has never
actually been to the Midwest, but she has spent hours crisscrossing
hundreds of miles of Interstate 80 on the Internet, guided by satellite
images, strangers' vacation accounts and a nightmarish description of
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