Obama, Mexican president stress importance of relationship

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto reaffirmed the importance of the US-Mexico relationship Friday, promoting the benefits of trade and friendship in an election year that has sometimes stressed that alliance.

  • Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Obama rejects Trump depiction of US in crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illegal immigration have plunged under his leadership to their lowest rates in decades.

  • Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Why black men fear that any police encounter could go awry

Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn't dangerous. A few seconds later, he felt a bullet rip into his leg.

  • Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press