Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out

Republican presidential candidates, from left, Lindsey Graham, Ben Carson, John Kasich, Chris Christie, Bobby Jindal, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Rick Santorum speak among themselves after a forum Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)Fox News has named the Republican candidates who will take part in Thursday night's debate — the first of the 2016 White House campaign.



Family of woman found dead in Texas jail files wrongful death suit

FILE - In this undated photo provided by the Bland family, Sandra Bland poses for a photo. Bland, a black 28-year-old from suburban Chicago, was found dead in jail on July 13, 2015. Texas authorities have said Bland hanged herself with a garbage bag, a finding that her family disputes. She was in custody after a traffic stop for failing to use a turn signal escalated into a physical confrontation with a white state trooper. (Courtesy of Bland family, File)The family of Sandra Bland filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against a Texas trooper, a sheriff's office and her jailers, accusing them of being responsible for the woman's apparent suicide in a county jail.



Christie vows GOP 'not going to be backed into a corner' in Planned Parenthood fight



Americans say blacks treated less fairly in 2015 than 2007: Gallup

A protester wears tape over her mouth during a silent demonstration against what they say is police brutality after the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by a white police officer, in St. LouisWhites, blacks and Hispanics also expressed a new low in their satisfaction with the way blacks are treated in U.S. society, according to the Gallup 2015 Minority Rights and Relations poll. Overall, about 49 percent of respondents said they were satisfied, compared to 62 percent just two years ago, pollsters said. The survey of more than 2,000 respondents, conducted from June 15 until July 10, comes at a tense time between U.S. law enforcement and the communities in which they operate, particularly after grand jury decisions not to indict white officers who killed unarmed black men in Ferguson, Missouri, and in New York City.



Shots fired near Camp Shelby in Mississippi, no injuries

Shots were fired outside a military post in Mississippi where soldiers were training on Tuesday, and authorities were searching for the suspected shooter. No one was injured when the shots were fired in the direction of two soldiers at Camp Shelby, Perry County Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith said. Authorities were searching for a maroon pickup truck believed to have been driven by a man, Perry said.


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