Criminal charges in Tulsa police shooting may prevent unrest

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Less than a week after an unarmed black man was shot dead by a white police officer on a Tulsa street, prosecutors charged the officer with first-degree manslaughter, a decision that may prevent unrest in a city with a long history of tense race relations.

  • Written by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press

Lead crisis in housing project was actually no surprise

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — When the mayor in this industrial town ordered the evacuation of a 40-year-old public-housing complex this summer because of severe lead contamination, many people wondered: How could the problem have been overlooked for so long?

  • Written by SARA BURNETT, Associated Press JASON KEYSER, Associated Press

India trying diplomacy in dealing with rival Pakistan

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has long been known for his hard-line stance on Pakistan. It was a major part of the campaign that swept him to power.

  • Written by ASHOK SHARMA, Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Is US giving away the internet?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign says a government plan to give up managing key operations of the internet poses a threat of outside censorship of online information. But such an outcome is highly unlikely.

  • Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restoration

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials are being pilloried over the smoothing-over of a crumbling but much-loved 700-year-old section of the Great Wall of China in the name of restoration.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF