CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Five months after nine black parishioners were gunned down at a Charleston church, volunteers continue the laborious job of sorting and cataloguing thousands of letters, mementos and gifts that poured in after the tragedy.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are skidding Thursday, weighed down by weakness in mining and energy companies as commodities prices fall. Metals including gold and copper slipped to their lowest levels in six years, and oil reached a two-month low. Stocks are heading for their sixth drop in seven days.
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. postal workers union on Thursday endorsed Bernie Sanders in his bid for the White House, delivering a boost to the Vermont senator's underdog campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. The American Postal Workers Union, which represents more than 200,000 postal service workers and retirees, praised Sanders as a champion of workers. It's time for a political revolution," said Mark Dimondstein, president of the union, citing efforts by Sanders to keep post offices and mail facilities open amid budget cuts.