• In this Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 photo, Jeremiah Ellison, center right, son of U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, stands near police during a protest at the Minneapolis Police Department 4th Precinct building in Minneapolis. People were protesting the fatal shooting of Jamal Clark by Minneapolis police on Sunday. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

    Minneapolis police shooting puts spotlight on racial tension

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Civil rights leaders appealed Thursday for Minneapolis police to exercise restraint but the head of the police union said officers should get tougher with protesters after a night of tense confrontations over the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer.

  • Prince Ali: Violence shouldn’t force soccer out of countries

    LONDON (AP) — Violence should not force teams to play matches outside their home countries, FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein said Wednesday.

  • Students congregate on the steps of Martin Luther King Jr. High School on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, in New York, before leaving school for the day. Martin Luther King is one of 88 New York City schools requiring students to pass through metal detectors before entering. Some parents, who note falling crime rates, are advocating for the removal of the devices, which they say are discriminatory and oppressive. But other parents, and the union representing the school safety agents that protect the schools, warn that ripping the machines from schools would leave their children unsafe. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Calls mount to remove metal detectors from NYC schools

    NEW YORK (AP) — A student has not been shot in a New York City school over the past 13 years, an era when school shootings across the United States have become sadly commonplace. But there is a growing cry to rid the city’s schools of metal detectors, the very tool some observers credit with keeping them safe.