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  • Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbi ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Ferguson tense ahead of grand jury decision

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police office ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Obama defends moves on immigration

    HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Sunday dismissed Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Boston bombing victim going home after amputation

    KATY, Texas – A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was disch ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Ferguson experiences 3rd straight night of unrest

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson as tensions mount amid speculation that ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, Al-Shabab, attacked a bus in northern Kenya at dawn Saturday, singling out and killing 28 pa ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Flooding becomes new threat in snowy Buffalo

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • Strong quake strikes central Japan's Nagano city

    TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake struck central Japan on Saturday night, causing at least one building to collapse and injuring several people, accord ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Kerry says gaps remain in talks about Iran's nukes

    VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has warned of "serious gaps" in the talks about a nuclear deal with Iran, but as Monday's deadline ap ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Official: Ferguson grand jury still meeting

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm Friday as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Fe ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • With snow still piled high, Buffalo faces flooding

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Residents of western New York may soon have to worry about the water in their basements as well as the snow on their roofs.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Agency: Schools helped Lanza’s mom ‘appease’ him

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Adam Lanza’s parents and educators contributed to his social isolation in the years before he carried out the 2012 Sandy Hook Elemen ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Man charged in wife’s death to undergo mental exam

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. – A judge in Wisconsin has ordered a mental exam for an Illinois man accused of killing his estranged wife with a hatchet-type we ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making

    The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Templ ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:19 pm
  • Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting of Michael Brown

    FERGUSON, Mo. — A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer i ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:37 pm
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