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President Barack Obama on Sept. 23 vetoed legislation allowing families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, which could prompt Congress to overturn his decision with a rare veto override, the first of his presidency
An image purported to be a scanned copy of U.S. first lady Michelle Obama’s passport was leaked online on Sept. 22 alongside personal emails said to belong to a low-level White House staffer who worked with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
The gap between the funds available for refugees and the number of refugees “remains enormous,” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina
Residents of Charlotte, North Carolina, woke up to a state of emergency and the National Guard and State Highway Patrol deployed to their city on Sept. 22 after a second night of unrest sparked by the fatal police shooting of an African-American man.
New York authorities said Sept. 19 that they are seeking a 28-year-old man in connection with a bombing in the city over the weekend that injured 29 people
The latest round of athletes’ protests during the playing of the American national anthem came Sept. 21 against the backdrop of recent fatal shootings of African-American men by police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Charlotte, North Carolina.
Razi Canikligil – NEW YORK
A Turkish businessman who was living in New York has died after he was attacked with a baseball bat during a brawl that erupted over his decision to relieve himself on private property
U.S. authorities charged New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami on Sept. 20 with use of a weapon of mass destruction in weekend attacks in Manhattan and New Jersey
An explosion rocked a crowded Manhattan neighborhood and injured 29 people, and a suspicious device discovered blocks away was safely removed early Sept. 18
Protesters blocked a highway and clashed with police in Charlotte, North Carolina, early on the morning of Sept. 21 after officers fatally shot an African-American man they said had a gun when they approached him in a parking lot
An alleged member of the Fethullah Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) was included on the speakers list of a U.S. congressional panel on Sept. 14, discussing the aftermath of the coup attempt in Turkey, at a time when Ankara is pressing the U.S. to extradite Fethullah Gülen, the Pennsylvania-based Islamic preacher and the main suspect in the coup probe