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SF tries again to allow aliens and 16 yr. olds to vote in local elections
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SF tries again to allow aliens and 16 yr. olds to vote in local elections

Politicians in San Francisco are hoping that a backlash to Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric will motivate local voters to move in the opposite direction and grant non-citizens the right to vote. An amendment to the city charter will be placed on the b...
Cowboys pay tribute to Dallas police before start of camp
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Cowboys pay tribute to Dallas police before start of camp

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) -- In one wave after another, Jason Witten, Tony Romo and Dez Bryant walked arm-in-arm onto the field for the start of the Cowboys' training camp with families of the Dallas police officers killed by a gunman this month. It was their way...
Democrats relished all gender restroom at DNC
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Democrats relished all gender restroom at DNC

An all-gender bathroom at the Democratic national convention was seeing plenty of visitors on Thursday. Even some famous ones. “When both of us walked in,” said Nikki Nice, referring to a friend who was hurriedly walking away from this reporter, “Reverend J...
Seahawks Cornerback Stands by His Words, 'All LIves Matter'
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Seahawks Cornerback Stands by His Words, 'All LIves Matter'

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has never been told by his team to tone it down. In fact, he told ESPN's The Undefeated Tuesday that the Seahawks have been supportive on how he speaks his mind. When questioned by Domonique Foxworth about issues ...
Trials of police officers in Freddie Gray case cost Baltimore $7.5M for no convictions
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Trials of police officers in Freddie Gray case cost Baltimore $7.5M for no convictions

BALTIMORE (UPI) -- Baltimore-area taxpayers will cover an estimated $7.5 million in costs related to the trials and acquittals of police officers in the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray, city officials said. The Baltimore Police Department incurred some $7 ...
Authorities have not said if San Diego police killing was an ambush
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Authorities have not said if San Diego police killing was an ambush

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- San Diego police were trying to determine whether a shooting that killed a veteran officer and wounded another was a deliberate attack. Jonathan DeGuzman, a 16-year veteran of the force, died Thursday night when a gunfight erupted after he...
McDonald's employee fired for refusing service to police officer
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McDonald's employee fired for refusing service to police officer

A McDonald's employee in Brenham northwest of Houston has been fired for refusing to serve an off-duty police officer, according to news reports. The officer had gone into the restaurant at 500 Highway 290 with his two kids and was turned away by the employ...
Hillary used Ronald Reagan's line in acceptance speech but Bill went to sleep anyway
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Hillary used Ronald Reagan's line in acceptance speech but Bill went to sleep anyway

Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump has brought the Republican Party a long way — from "Morning in America" to "Midnight in America." The Democratic presidential candidate says the Trump "wants us to fear the future and fear each other." "It's morning in A...
What DNC? These S. Philly voters are all about Trump
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What DNC? These S. Philly voters are all about Trump

Into what alien territory has the Democratic Party landed its spaceship this week? Democrats may think Philadelphia is reliably blue, but as for those South Philly blocks that jut up right up against the Wells Fargo Center? "It's all Trump here," said Do...
DNC interrupts moment of silence for fallen police officers with shouts of 'black lives matter'
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DNC interrupts moment of silence for fallen police officers with shouts of 'black lives matter'

PHILADELPHIA (UPI) -- Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez addressed the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, leading delegates in a moment of silence for the law enforcement officers killed there last month and pleading for greater understanding from resi...