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July 10, 2016 2:31 PM The Latest: President Obama to visit Dallas on Tuesday

The White House says President Barack Obama will travel to Dallas on Tuesday and deliver remarks at an interfaith memorial service. The service will take place at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. The White House says Obama is making the trip at the invitation of Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings. Five officers were killed and seven were wounded when a gunman 26 16

July 10, 2016 12:40 PM Black Lives Matter protests against police lead to more tense arrests

Police used smoke bombs to clear demonstrators blocking a highway in St. Paul, Minnesota Protesters took to the streets of several U.S. cities for a second night on Saturday following the fatal police shootings of black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, and the deadly sniper attack on police officers in Dallas 24

July 10, 2016 11:09 AM Demonstrators rally in Baton Rouge over police shooting death

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson was one of several people arrested Saturday night during an often-tense protest in Louisiana that included a contingent of hundreds of people who took to the streets to call for justice and voice anger over the fatal shooting of a black man by two white police officers. Demonstrators 27

July 10, 2016 1:04 AM Dallas Chief Defends Use of Bomb-Equipped Robot to Kill Shooter

'Without our actions, he would have, he would have hurt more officers,' police chief David Brown says. The chief of the Dallas Police Department vigorously defended the use of a bomb mounted on a robot to kill a gunman who shot to death five officers during a march to protest police violence against African-Americans. In taking personal responsibility 24

July 9, 2016 10:55 PM Dallas gunman learned 'shooting on the move' tactics at self-defence school

DALLAS -- The gunman who killed five police officers at a protest march trained at a private self-defence school in Texas, a school official said Saturday at the academy that teaches firearm tactics, including "shooting on the move," a manoeuvre in which an attacker fires and changes position before firing again. Micah Johnson, an Army veteran, received 24

July 9, 2016 6:41 PM Obama says Americans are 'rightly outraged' at Dallas shootings

President plans to visit Dallas to pay respects and mourn with the stricken Texas city U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday rejected the notion that this week's stunning violence is a signal that the U.S. has returned to some of the darkest days of its past, saying that as painful as the killings of police and black men were, "America is not as divided 22

July 9, 2016 6:25 PM Dallas gunman was a ‘demented individual’: Obama Add to ..

President Barack Obama said Saturday that the gunman responsible for killing five Dallas police officers was a “demented individual” who does not represent black Americans any more than a white man accused of killing blacks at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, represents whites. “So we cannot let the actions of a few define all of us,” Obama said from Warsaw 20

July 9, 2016 2:10 PM Veteran used military-style rifle in Dallas slayings

DALLAS -- The black U.S. army veteran who killed five Dallas police officers donned a protective vest and used a military-style semi-automatic rifle in the sniper slayings, officials said, an attack that layered new anxiety onto a nation already divided about guns and how police treat African-Americans. Micah Johnson was killed by a robot-delivered bomb Thursday 29

July 9, 2016 11:57 AM Black Lives Matter protests held as more suspected revenge shootings reported

Police say a Georgia man friends describe as "gentle" and a "teddy bear" called 911 to lure an officer into an ambush that left both wounded. Officer Randall Hancock and the suspect, 22-year-old Stephen Paul Beck, are expected to survive the Friday morning gunfire outside an apartment complex in Valdosta. The shootout happened only hours after a sniper 28

July 9, 2016 1:23 AM Dallas victims include newlywed, veteran, mom shielding sons

One slain officer was a newlywed. Another had survived multiple tours in Iraq, only to be killed back home in the U.S. A protester who doesn't normally march was shot trying to shield her sons. The stories of those killed or wounded in a sniper attack in Dallas during a protest over recent police shootings of black men emerged Friday as their identities 39