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The US Army has decided to keep its elite Ranger School open to women, a high profile step in the Pentagon's efforts to remove barriers to women serving in combat. For now, women are still barred from serving in Ranger combat units, but just earning the tab is a mark of distinction that can set a young officer on a track toward top commands. President Barack Obama's administration decided in 2013 that all combat positions should be open to women by 2016, including the infantry, artillery, armor and special forces.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A police officer didn't need to use a leg sweep to take down a 58-year-old Indian man who was partially paralyzed when he hit the ground, one of the officer's colleagues said Wednesday.
Two US police officers have been suspended after a video surfaced showing the fatal shooting of a man with at least one arm up at the time, local media reported Wednesday. The roughly four-minute footage was aired by KSAT, a local broadcaster in San Antonio, Texas, who paid $100 for it. Friday's incident has also sparked an FBI investigation and outraged rights groups.