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Manhattan top prosector leaves job after standoff with Barr

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusual standoff between Attorney General William Barr and Manhattan’s top federal prosecutor ended Saturday when the prosecutor agreed to leave his job with an assurance that investigations by the prosecutor’s office into the president’s allies would…

NY-bred Tiz the Law wins barren Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiz the Law has won an unprecedented Belmont Stakes, claiming victory Saturday at the first race of a rejiggered Triple Crown schedule and crossing the finish line in front of eerily empty grandstands. The 3-year-old colt…

Woman wanted after Atlanta Wendy's burns

ATLANTA (AP) — Investigators said Saturday they have issued an arrest warrant for a woman in connection with a fire at a Wendy’s restaurant in Atlanta during protests over the police shooting of an African American man. Natalie White is…

Shooting in "CHOP" leaves one dead, one injured

SEATTLE (AP) — One person was killed and another was in critical condition in a pre-dawn shooting in Seattle’s protest zone, authorities said Saturday. The shooting happened at about 3 a.m. in the area near downtown known as CHOP, which…

Washington bill proposes making Juneteenth a state holiday

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A bill put forward by several members of Washington State’s House of Representatives earlier this year proposes making Juneteenth a state holiday. Juneteenth, or Black Independence Day, commemorates the day when black slaves were legally freed in…