Alton Sterling Family Says His Killing Stemmed From Pattern of Racism

The family of Alton Sterling, the black man shot dead by white police last summer outside a Baton Rouge convenience store, sued the city and its police department Tuesday saying the killing was part of a “long standing pervasive policy of tolerating racist behavior by some of its officers.”

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5 GOP Senators Say They Oppose Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans Thursday released their long-awaited bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase Obama-era tax increases the Democratic president imposed on the wealthy to finance his expansion of coverage.

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