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NAACP: Blacks 'demonized' after being shot by police
Keith Lamont Scott's wife had filed a restraining order a year ago.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:52:42 -0400)

Obama Comments on National Anthem Protests
President Obama says athletes who kneel during the national anthem and people opposing the protests should listen to and understand each other. The President spoke during a CNN town hall. (Sept. 29)         
(Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:15:58 -0400)

Today in History for September 29th
Highlights of this day in history: Germany annexes Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland region; America returns to manned spaceflight for the first time since the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster; Pope John Paul the First is found dead in his Vatican apartment. (Sept. 29)         
(Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:20:58 -0400)

Minorities Hopeful, Whites Sour on Future
Divided America: This year’s presidential campaign has underscored an economic paradox. Financially, black Americans and Hispanics are far worse off than whites, yet minorities are more likely than whites to believe in the American Dream. (Sept. 29)         
(Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:11:09 -0400)

Child heard alleged gunman say 'I hate my life'
Police: Before shooting spree at school, teen killed father as he sat on the couch.         
(Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:06:35 -0400)

El Cajon police: Unarmed black man pointed a vape before fatal shooting
An unarmed black man fatally shot by police in El Cajon, Calif., Tuesday pointed a vape smoking device at them, police said in a statement.         
(Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:01:26 -0400)

Community rallies around S.C. school shooting victims
Townville Elementary teacher and two students shot by a teenage gunman.         
(Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:25:17 -0400)

Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sites
Many states have at least one super polluter. In southwest Indiana, there are four.         
(Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:10:03 -0400)

Today in History for September 19th
Highlights of this day in history: A pivotal battle in the American Revolution; President James Garfield dies; Bruno Hauptmann arrested in the Lindbergh baby case; Unabomber's manifesto published; 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' premieres. (Sept. 19)         
(Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:05:55 -0400)

Trump tries to shore up support in Wisconsin
Donald Trump takes campaign appeal to the Heartland, bashes Hillary Clinton.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:59:34 -0400)

Police: School shooter killed dad before rampage
A teenager killed his father at their home Wednesday before going to a nearby elementary school and opening fire with a handgun, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said. (Sept. 28)         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:47:17 -0400)

Fans mourn Marlins pitching star
Fans gather outside Marlins park the day before star pitcher Jose Fernandez is to be buried. Fans created a makeshift memorial outside the stadium and wrote on a wall with decorated with Fernandez’s number 16. (Sept 28)         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:45:57 -0400)

When deer strike back: Animal, hit by car, tries to get to N.J. driver
A buck tried to pry his way into Ellen Sager's truck when she stopped after clipping him.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:15:08 -0400)

California officer guns down refugee
The mayor of a San Diego suburb where a Ugandan refugee was shot and killed by police addresses the shooting. El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells says he has seen cell phone footage of the shooting and that if it was his son he would be 'devastated.' (Sept. 28)         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:07:18 -0400)

GoFundMe shuts down accused child abuser's page
Colo. mother charged in connection to the death of 11-month-old daughter.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:06:39 -0400)

DNA leads to arrest in 26-year-old double murder
Mother of murdered daughter calls arrest nothing short of a miracle.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:38:18 -0400)

Witness: Christie's spokesman knew real reason behind GWB lane closures
Testimony adds another Christie confidant to those said to have known about the real reason for the lane closures.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:07:12 -0400)

2016 California grape harvest underway
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:41:26 -0400)

Police: Teen shooter killed dad before school rampage
Teen suspect in S.C. elementary school shooting in custody, officials say.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:59:09 -0400)

Raw: Deer tries to jump into SUV that hit it
Police car video captured what happened after a motorist struck a deer in Howell Township, NJ. The driver stopped her SUV and was attempting to look at the damage when the buck ran back across the road and tried to jump into the driver's seat. (Sept. 28)         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:53:22 -0400)

Mexican-American War troops' remains return to U.S. soil
Remains of 13 American troops who died in the Mexican-American War in 1846 come home.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:42:51 -0400)

Researchers reveal what may cause Crohn’s disease affecting 570,000 in U.S.
A slimy layer produced within the body could lead to symptoms of Crohn's.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:15:56 -0400)

Cousin of CA police shooting victim in disbelief
A small memorial sat at the scene of a police shooting near San Diego. Police say a man failed to comply with officers' instructions, and then rapidly drew an object from his pocket before he was shot. (Sept. 28)         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:48:51 -0400)

South Carolina school shooting: What we know
A teenager shot and killed his father before heading to a nearby South Carolina elementary school and wounding two children and a teacher, according to authorities.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:47:57 -0400)

Repatriation ceremony for the remains of 14 at Dover AFB
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:40:51 -0400)

Thursday's forecast: Rain, flooding Mid-Atlantic
Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:31:39 -0400)

They tried it: Disney World's Big Thunder coaster rolls out kidney stones
Two Michigan doctors who tested the theory say the ups and downs can make the stones pass.         
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:56:10 -0400)

Raw: South China Sea Protest in Manila
Members of Manila's Vietnamese Community joined hands with their Filipino counterparts backing a UN decision favoring the Philippines in its maritime dispute with Beijing in the South China Sea. (Aug 6)        
(Sat, 6 Aug 2016 15:47:19 -0400)

The day in pictures
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:28:08 -0400)

September political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network
(Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:46:31 -0400)

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