• Authorities watch a video of the shooting scene at a news conference on Friday Sept. 30, 2016, in El Cajon, Calif, held to address the killing of Alfred Olango, a Ugandan refugee shot by an El Cajon police officer on Tuesday. The El Cajon police department released video footage of the shooting at the news conference.  (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

    March planned in memory of man shot by police in California

    EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Alfred Olango, the unarmed black man shot and killed by police in a suburb of San Diego, will be remembered in a demonstration Saturday organized by clergy members and supporters of Olango’s family.

  • Police shooting audio appears to back up officer statements

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in Charlotte say they will release all the police video from the fatal shooting of a black man that resulted in riots in the city.

    Updated: 6:19 pm

  • In this Sept. 7, 2016 photo, Monique Causey holds a portrait of her 14-year-old Malik, who was shot on Aug. 21, 2016, at her home in Chicago. August was the deadliest month for Chicago homicides in two decades, and an analysis of the toll shows more clearly than ever that the blame lies with surging violence in a handful of the city’s most impoverished neighborhoods riven by loosely organized street gangs. (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim)

    Why is Chicago a murder capital? Clues from a bloody month

    CHICAGO (AP) — An analysis of the homicide toll in Chicago in August — the deadliest month in the city in two decades — shows more clearly than ever who’s dying in the slaughter and what’s behind it.

  • This Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 photo shows the Capitol building reflected in the Capitol Reflecting Pool at sunrise in Washington. The 2016 presidential campaign has underscored an economic paradox: Financially, black Americans and Hispanics are far worse off than whites, yet polls show minorities are more likely than whites to believe in the American Dream. And they are less anxious about the outcome of the election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Consider two women in their 70s, both residents of the Kansas City area. One is white and affluent; the other is black and working class.

  • Soft drink and soda bottles are displayed in a refrigerator at El Ahorro market in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. In November 2016, voters in San Francisco and Oakland will consider a penny per ounce tax on sugar laden drinks such as bottled cola, sports drinks and iced teas in November. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    US soda-tax battle bubbles up in San Francisco Bay Area

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth decay.

  • Protesters confront a line of police outside Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. The Carolina Panthers hosted an NFL football game with the Minnesota Vikings at the stadium. When the national anthem was played, the protesters all dropped to one knee as many NFL players have been doing for weeks to call attention to issues, including police shootings. (Diedra Laird/The Charlotte Observer via AP)

    Friend: ‘No hate’ in Charlotte officer who shot black man

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Before he became known as the police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking days of protests in North Carolina’s largest city, friends knew Brent Vinson as someone who naturally ascended into leadership, a former college football player with a peacemaker’s heart.

  • Oral "Nick" Hillary smiles during a news conference after being acquitted of murder charges on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in Canton, N.Y. Hillary, who was accused of killing of his ex-girlfriend's 12-year-old son, was found not guilty by a judge. (Brit Hanson/North Country Public Radio via AP)

    Ex-college coach acquitted of killing ex’s 12-year-old son

    CANTON, N.Y. (AP) — A black former college soccer coach accused of killing his ex-girlfriend’s 12-year-old white son in a largely white upstate town was found not guilty Wednesday by a judge.