Dallas gunman learned tactics at Texas self-defense school

Jul 10, 2016

Dallas gunman learned tactics at Texas self-defense school

The gunman who killed five police officers at a protest march had practiced military-style drills in his yard and trained at a private self-defense school that teaches special tactics, including “shooting on the move,” a maneuver in which an attacker fires and changes position ...

U.S. protesters come together over police shootings

Jul 8, 2016

U.S. protesters come together over police shootings

For a third night, protesters trying to make sense of recent events gathered at the store where a black man was shot to death by police, emotions stoked by another fatal shooting in Minnesota. “It’s everything adding up,” said Damond Laurance, a 29-year-old welder. ...

Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to 'bring up patriots'

Jun 23, 2016

Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to 'bring up patriots'

In camouflage uniforms and red caps, a group of young people gather in the Ukrainian rebels’ de facto capital of Donetsk to sing patriotic songs and discuss the conflict. They are members of Patriot, a youth club set up by separatist authorities in the ...

Jun 11, 2016

Ex-cop sues after being fired over Confederate flag underwear

A former South Carolina police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against his former employer, claiming he was unjustifiably fired over a photo of himself posing in Confederate flag underwear during last summer’s swirling debate over the flag and other Confederate symbols. In his ...