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Trump and Biden demonstrations get heated

Opponents clashed this weekend as two separate demonstrations took place on the corners of Eastwood and Military Cutoff Road.

Locals protest the Harbor’s upcoming closure

The Harbor, Wilmington's only state-funded detox facility, is the only place for miles addicts without health insurance can detox under medical supervision before moving on to rehab. But now, it's set to close October 23, and the fate of uninsured addicts in the area is now even more uncertain.

Nearly naked demonstrators protest Daniel Prude’s killing

Naked except for "spit hoods" in a reference to the killing of Daniel Prude, several protesters sat outside Rochester's police headquarters Monday morning to push for police accountability, local news outlets reported.

Rochester mayor calls for calm as protests against Daniel Prude’s death grow more contentious

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and the city's police chief La'Ron Singletary called for calm Sunday as protesters took to the streets for another night of demonstrations following the death of Daniel Prude.

Mayor: Police overtime bill to teen over protest rescinded

The mayor of a northern New Jersey town says a bill for police overtime reportedly totaling $2,500 that was sent to a teenager who organized a Black Lives Matter rally last month has been rescinded.

Crowds gather for Back the Blue NC rally in Raleigh

Crowds gathered in Raleigh Saturday morning for a "Back the Blue" rally supporting law enforcement.

Federal agents use tear gas to clear rowdy Portland protest

U.S. agents marched in a line down a street in Oregon early Saturday, clearing out protesters with tear gas at close range.

Dozens protest in Wake County after racially charged letter sent to interracial family

Dozens of people took to the streets in the Wakefield community in Wake County Friday night in response to a racially charged letter that was sent to an interracial family living there.

‘All Rise:’ Black Raleigh lawyers stand up for a more equitable justice system

The lawyers gathered on the steps of the Wake County Courthouse, Friday evening, were not dressed for court. They came to make a statement: "Black Lawyers Matter."

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European evaluators visit Vatican mired in financial scandal

For the next two weeks, the Council of Europe’s Moneyval team will be checking the Vatican’s compliance with international norms to fight money laundering and terror financing.

Disney to lay off 28,000 at its parks in California, Florida

Officials said Tuesday that two-thirds of the planned layoffs involve part-time workers but they ranged from salaried employees to hourly workers.

Sheikh Nawaf sworn in as Kuwait’s new ruling emir

At age 83, Sheikh Nawaf is not expected to deviate from the diplomatic path charted by his predecessor, the late Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah. But his accession has touched off speculation about who will become the next crown prince.

32 acquitted in razing of India mosque that set off violence

The four party leaders were accused of making inflammatory speeches that incited followers before the attack. They said the mosque’s demolition was spontaneous.