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Dallas police chief David Brown: “We’re convinced that this suspect had other plans.”  Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

The gunman who killed five police officers in a sniper ambush in Dallas last week was plotting larger attacks, the city’s police chief David Brown has(...)

Grammy-winning singer Chaka Khan has  said she has been battling an addiction to the same medication that led to Prince’s death. An autopsy found Prince died of an overdose of fentanyl, a powerful opioid painkiller. File photograph: Getty Images

US singer Chaka Khan and her sister have entered a drug rehabilitation programme to battle their addictions to prescription drugs. The soul singer sa(...)

Dallas Police Chief David Brown  said he was convinced  any hesitation in giving the go-ahead to kill the shooting suspect on Thursday night would have allowed the gunman the chance to harm more police officers. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

The chief of the Dallas Police Department on Sunday vigorously defended the use of a bomb mounted on a robot to kill a gunman who shot to death five p(...)

A police car  in front of the Dallas Police Department headquarters is  converted into a memorial after the ambush shooting of police officers in Dallas, Texas. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

US president Barack Obama on Saturday rejected the notion that this week’s stunning violence is a signal that the US has returned to some of the darke(...)

Micah Xavier Johnson seen in an undated photograph from his Facebook account. Photograph: Reuters via Facebook ,

The Dallas gunman who shot dead five police officers had been sent home from Afghanistan after being accused of sexually harassing a female, and was d(...)

US president Barack Obama in Warsaw: “There is no possible justification for these kinds of attacks or any violence against law enforcement.” Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

US president Barack Obama has said that the American people are “horrified” by the shooting of 12 police officers in Dallas, five fatally, in an atroc(...)

Tia Williams and her daughter Aissa protest on the street outside the Minnesota governor’s official residence in St Paul, Minnesota, as people gathered to demonstrate against the shooting of Philando Castile by police. Photograph: Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune/AP

Three days of killings in Louisiana, Minnesota and Texas ripped open the festering wounds of alleged police aggression and racial profiling, and gun v(...)

Dallas police chief David Brown during a vigil at Thanksgiving Square in Dallas, Texas, following a sniper attack during a peaceful protest on Thursday which left five police officers dead. Photograph: Laura Buckman/AFP/Getty Images

The United States was left reeling from the deadliest attack on American law enforcement since 9/11 as five policemen were shot dead and seven other o(...)

 Clarence D Castile, uncle of Philando Castile who was shot dead by a Minnesota police officer, speaks outside the governor’s Mansion  in St Paul, Minnesota. Photograph: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

Protests over the fatal shooting of Philando Castile by a suburban police officer stretched into Friday morning near the Minnesota governor’s residenc(...)

Tawandra Carr: she said she was best friends with Alton Sterling who was shot and killed outside a store by Baton Rouge police. Photograph: Gerald Herbert/AP Photo

The woman who had a child with a man killed by Louisiana police has denounced the killings of five police officers in Dallas during a protest over pol(...)

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