• Buffalo's Black Lives Matter movement hosts peaceful rally
Buffalo's Black Lives Matter movement hosts peaceful rally

People we spoke with this evening say they are here to grieve an unspeakable tragedy against police and to better understand each other. "If something is recurring at a high rate, at an alarming rate... Before the vigil began, Delgado expressed concern about the police presence. Secondly, the events that happened in Dallas with those officers w...

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  • Trump quips about winning in November -- and not serving as president
Trump quips about winning in November -- and not serving as president

The two former rivals met with the Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus at the National Republican Senatorial Committee headquarters, in which Trump also met with several party leaders, as reported by CNN . Sen. Mark Kirk of IL wasn't in Thursday's meeting, during which Trump supposedly called him a loser. Accordi...

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  • John Legend Black Lives Matter Must Continue But Dallas Shooter Hurt Us
John Legend Black Lives Matter Must Continue But Dallas Shooter Hurt Us

Word of the potential protest circulated on social media but no formal protest groups have claimed to be leading it. Detroit police officer Dan Donakowski said Detroit police, like their counterparts around the country, have been on heightened alert in wake of the shootings Thursday night in Dallas that killed five police officers, including a fo...

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  • Trump, Clinton postpone campaign events after Dallas attacks
Trump, Clinton postpone campaign events after Dallas attacks

Trump called the officer deaths "horrific execution-style shootings" and "an attack on our country" in a Friday Facebook post . "This is the kind of call to action, and as president, I would implement the very comprehensive set of proposals that I've been making for more than a year", she said, adding, "We must do more to have national guid...

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  • GOP Demands New Criminal Investigation of Clinton, This Time for Perjury
GOP Demands New Criminal Investigation of Clinton, This Time for Perjury

Representative Jason Chaffetz , the chairman of the committee, asked Comey directly whether Clinton lied under oath about her email practices. "You'll have one", Chaffetz said. But mid-state Democrat Jim Cooper urged Republicans on the panel to "calm down" and noted that many members of Congress use personal email accounts for official busines...

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  • SD Chamber opposes Trump's trade policies
SD Chamber opposes Trump's trade policies

The plans Trump outlined focused largely on global trade. "They are a special interest that wants to have the deals that they want to have", he told a packed arena at a rally here, to whoops and cheers. "Good-paying jobs and sustained economic growth relies on an outward-facing U.S. economy, not inward isolation", tweeted the U.S. Chamber of Comm...

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  • The Officers Involved In Philando Castile's Shooting Are Identified
The Officers Involved In Philando Castile's Shooting Are Identified

Hundreds of demonstrators braved rain and gathered outside the governor's mansion in St. Paul. In the meantime, Minnesotans were watching and reading news accounts from Dallas, where five police officers were killed and seven injured Thursday night in what officials said was a sniper attack aimed at white police officers.

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  • Mother of Sterling's son disputes he had a gun
Mother of Sterling's son disputes he had a gun

I don't want the death penalty for them. Beyonce has written an impassioned blog post following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, two black men who were killed by police officers this week. Castile's girlfriend, Lavish Reynolds, began streaming live video of the incident to Facebook moments after a police officer shot...

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  • 'America is weeping': Taking stock after 3 days of tragedy
'America is weeping': Taking stock after 3 days of tragedy

The number two House GOP Leader was vague about what policy proposals the group could agree on, or whether it would actually draft legislation, but stressed, "whatever we end up doing is going to be bipartisan". Give us a debate. Last night while on the floor, we were advised that several hundred protesters were en route to the Capitol, demonstrati...

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  • Gunman Charged After Opening Fire at Georgia Officer
Gunman Charged After Opening Fire at Georgia Officer

Authorities say a suspect exchanged gunfire with a police officer in south Georgia, but it's unclear if anyone was wounded. In a news release, Roswell police said a motive isn't available. But coming so soon after the Dallas sniper attack, it does raise conjecture that the Dallas event may have motivated Mejia Nunez to shoot as he passed the poli...

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  • In wake of Dallas attack, Trump cancels campaign plans
In wake of Dallas attack, Trump cancels campaign plans

The attack has forced both the candidates to address racial divisions while showing support for U.S. law enforcement officials. "We would like to be the delegates that put Donald Trump over the top", said Ed Cox, chairman of New York's state GOP.

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  • Nothing new on Benghazi, Clinton
Nothing new on Benghazi, Clinton

The National Republican Senate Committee is airing a new ad (not to be seen in Florida , but to influence pundits in D.C.) that takes slices out of that tough report . Mike Pompeo of Kansas and Jim Jordan of OH - released their own analysis of the report that more directly faults Clinton and her leadership, accusing her and top Obama administra...

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  • Crews make progress against Erskine Fire in Kern County
Crews make progress against Erskine Fire in Kern County

Two elderly couple were likely killed after being overcome by smoke. They burned a total of 400 square kilometres. The so-called "Erskine fire", which broke out northeast of Bakersfield in Kern County, has claimed two lives, sent three firefighters to the hospital and forced thousands to evacuate their homes.

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  • Tenn. Sen. Corker takes himself out of Trump VP consideration
Tenn. Sen. Corker takes himself out of Trump VP consideration

Flake stood up to Trump by urging him to stop attacking Mexicans. He said that his concerns about Trump are "tone and tenor". Kirk unendorsed Trump recently while Sasse has been fiercely critical of the real estate magnate. But Trump would not reveal those names. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona confronted Trump over his earlier jibe about f...

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  • Corker, Ernst take themselves out of Trump veepstakes
Corker, Ernst take themselves out of Trump veepstakes

Corker said he would be open to serving in a Trump administration and that his decision to take himself out of running for vice president opened up "a candid conversation" about other possibilities. Pence makes more sense than either Newt Gingrich or Chris Christie , the rumored front-runners for the job. 'I would love to assist him out on the...

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  • Dallas attack sidelines Clinton-Biden event
Dallas attack sidelines Clinton-Biden event

Before the Dallas attack, Clinton also voiced concern about the deaths of African Americans, saying, "too many young black men and women have been taken from us". "Liberal politicians who label police as racists-specifically Hillary Clinton and Virginia Lt. Governor Ralph Northam-are to blame for essentially encouraging the murder of these police o...

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  • More Trouble For Hillary? FBI Director Hints At Probe Into Clinton Foundation
More Trouble For Hillary? FBI Director Hints At Probe Into Clinton Foundation

Elijah Cummings , D-Maryland, to Comey . Donald Trump is going there to meet with House and Senate Republicans and FBI Director James Comey will answer questions for the first time about Hillary Clinton's private e-mail servers. Clinton has put out under oath or in the public sphere", he said. "However, many people - myself included - struggle...

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  • Sanders expected to endorse Clinton
Sanders expected to endorse Clinton

The Trump campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment from CNN. The endorsement comes after almost a month of foot-dragging by Sanders following Clinton's unofficial clinching of the nomination in early June. In a speech to supporters last month, Sanders vowed to help Clinton defeat Republican Donald Trump in the November ...

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  • Looks Like There Was Only One Shooter In Dallas
Looks Like There Was Only One Shooter In Dallas

Among those killed was DART Officer Brent Thompson , 34, who had worked for the department since 2009. The message had been deleted from her page by Friday afternoon. It remains unclear what their specific role in the probe is. Video of the attack taken by a witness shows a man carrying an assault-style weapon and large amounts of ammunition.

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  • President Obama Crowns Stonewall Inn As The First LGBT National Monument
President Obama Crowns Stonewall Inn As The First LGBT National Monument

In 1969, the Greenwich Village tavern was raided by police. Obama praised the activists who fought back against the 1969 police action: "They stood up and spoke out". "Although the LGBT civil rights movement has made significant progress in the pursuit of equal rights and protections under the law, there is still more work to do", the release sta...

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