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San Francisco Examiner movie critics Jeff Anderson and Anita Katz both included "Detroit," director Kathryn Bigelow's drama about racism and riots in the city in 1967, on their "best of 2017" film lists. (Courtesy Annapurna)

2017: The year’s best movies

It looks like 2017 was a good year for movies, with not…

 

Julia Roberts and Jacob Tremblay star in “Wonder,” a touching story based on a bestselling book. (Courtesy Lionsgate)

Films opening Nov. 17, 2017

Bill Nye: Science Guy: The documentary chronicles the TV show host’s efforts…

 

Woody Harrelson and Frances McDormand are terrific in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Frances McDormand masterfully exploits ‘Billboards’ dark comedy

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is a comedy-infused drama about grief, anger,…

 

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix on  Tuesday. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

Sanders concedes Missouri Democratic primary; Clinton wins

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders said Thursday he will not seek a recount…

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix on  Tuesday. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)
Attorney General Loretta Lynch, joined by Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Wednesday about Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Federal government sues Ferguson, Missouri

FERGUSON, Mo. — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day…

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, joined by Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Wednesday about Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Cal head coach Sonny Dykes was interviewed on Tuesday by the University of Missouri for a head coaching position. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Cal pressured by Missouri’s interest in Dykes

If coach Sonny Dykes and Cal really do want each other, as…

Cal head coach Sonny Dykes was interviewed on Tuesday by the University of Missouri for a head coaching position. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
University of Missouri grounds maintenance workers begin to clean up Mel Carnahan Quad on the University of Missouri campus Wednesday. (John Happel/Columbia Missourian via AP)

Online threats against blacks net arrest at Missouri campus

COLUMBIA, Mo. — A white college student suspected of posting online threats…

University of Missouri grounds maintenance workers begin to clean up Mel Carnahan Quad on the University of Missouri campus Wednesday. (John Happel/Columbia Missourian via AP)
An environmental cleanup crew works in the office of Delta State University history professor Ethan Schmidt in Cleveland, Miss., on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

In 911 call, professor admits to shooting girlfriend

GAUTIER, Miss. — In a 911 call, his voice only slightly shaky,…

An environmental cleanup crew works in the office of Delta State University history professor Ethan Schmidt in Cleveland, Miss., on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
This undated photo provided by the Kentucky State Police shows Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder. Ponder, who had been on the force less than a year was killed, late Sunday. (Courtesy of the Kentucky State Police via AP)

Police: Kentucky trooper shooting suspect is shot and killed

EDDYVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky state trooper was killed in a shooting…

This undated photo provided by the Kentucky State Police shows Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder. Ponder, who had been on the force less than a year was killed, late Sunday. (Courtesy of the Kentucky State Police via AP)
St. Louis police arrest a protester outside the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse on Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Police shooting, protests put Ferguson back on edge

FERGUSON, Mo. — Ferguson was a community on edge again Monday, a…

St. Louis police arrest a protester outside the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse on Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Several hundred people gather for a remembrance for Michael Brown on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Minutes of silence, march mark Brown anniversary in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — One year after the shooting that cast greater scrutiny…

Several hundred people gather for a remembrance for Michael Brown on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Debris from a F-16 fighter jet and plane collision scatter the ground near Moncks Corner, S.C., Tuesday, July 7, 2015.  (WCIV-TV via AP)

Plane collision marks 2nd fatal tragedy for family in a week

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — A collision between a small plane and an…

Debris from a F-16 fighter jet and plane collision scatter the ground near Moncks Corner, S.C., Tuesday, July 7, 2015.  (WCIV-TV via AP)
AP Photo/Jeff RobersonFamily attorney Benjamin L. Crump

Michael Brown's parents sue over son's death

Michael Brown's parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson…

AP Photo/Jeff RobersonFamily attorney Benjamin L. Crump
Jeff Chiu/ap file photoA man who posted threats on Facebook against a former Ferguson police officer has been ordered to stay off social media.

Ferguson Facebook case part of debate about online threats

A Washington man who posted Facebook comments threatening a former Ferguson, Missouri,…

Jeff Chiu/ap file photoA man who posted threats on Facebook against a former Ferguson police officer has been ordered to stay off social media.
AP Photo/St. Louis County Police DepartmentThis photo provided by the St. Louis County Police Department on Sunday

Ferguson police shooting suspect returns to court

A man accused of shooting two police officers in Ferguson returned to…

AP Photo/St. Louis County Police DepartmentThis photo provided by the St. Louis County Police Department on Sunday
AP Photo/Jeff RobersonPro-police demonstrators stand outside the Ferguson Police Department Sunday

Ferguson suspect told police he was aiming for someone else

A man charged in the shooting of two police officers during a…

AP Photo/Jeff RobersonPro-police demonstrators stand outside the Ferguson Police Department Sunday
AP Photo/Jeff RobersonIn this Aug. 15

Ferguson chief resigns in wake of scathing federal report

The police chief in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson resigned Wednesday…

AP Photo/Jeff RobersonIn this Aug. 15
AP Photo/Charles Rex ArbogastProtestors block traffic outside the Ferguson

Ferguson cited for not submitting traffic-stop race data

Ferguson's police department is among more than a dozen in Missouri that…

AP Photo/Charles Rex ArbogastProtestors block traffic outside the Ferguson
AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press

Police cases converge to stir national debate

From the White House to the streets of some of America's biggest…

AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press
AP Photo/Family photo via National Action Network

NYC cop in videotaped death: No intent to harm

A white New York City police officer was cleared Wednesday in the…

AP Photo/Family photo via National Action Network