Officers, family arrive for NY policeman's funeral
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of officers from across the country filled the streets Saturday outside the church where a funeral will be held for a policeman shot to death with his partner in an ambush that shook the city and put an end to large-scale local protests criticizing police over a series of high-profile, in-custody deaths.
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.