Civil rights leaders at the NAACP's annual convention worry that black voters won't show up at voting booths in November this year.

The Obama administration is developing a new way for religious nonprofits that object to paying for contraceptives in their health plans to opt out, without submitting a form they say violates their religious beliefs.
The parent company of Gatehouse Media has announced an agreement to buy The Providence Journal and related print and digital assets from A.H. Belo Corp. for $46 million in cash.
Two police officers in South Texas were shot Tuesday while serving a warrant and the suspected shooter was barricaded inside a house, authorities said.
Authorities say a young man has died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes.

NAACP Convention
Civil rights leaders at the NAACP's annual convention worry that black voters won't show up at voting booths in November this year.

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In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi.

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