Justice Dept. focuses on police treatment of mentally ill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers' interactions with the mentally ill.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divide

MACON, Ga. (AP) — There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown.

  • Written by RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer

Visitor misbehavior abounds as US parks agency turns 100

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like small trees at the edge of a meadow in Yellowstone National Park.

  • Written by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is rolling out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's health care system.

  • Written by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press