Funeral begins for NYC officer slain in ambush
NEW YORK (AP) — A funeral for a New York City policeman shot to death last week with his partner in their patrol car has begun with thousands of officers from across the country attending in solidarity.
Key developments in police-communities tension
The killings of two unarmed black men by white police officers in Missouri and New York this summer touched off protests and a national debate over police conduct that intensified after grand juries refused to indict the officers.
US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thaw
HAVANA (AP) — A half-century after Washington severed relations with Cuba, the United States' seven-story mission looms over Havana's seaside Malecon boulevard as the largest diplomatic outpost in the country.