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  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation comes at messy moment for U.S.

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Most police shootings don't end with prosecutions

    WASHINGTON — A Missouri grand jury's decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges is the latest in a long line of police shoot ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Protesters of Ferguson grand jury decision flood U.S. streets

    Thousands of people in U.S. cities from Los Angeles to New York protested peacefully while others blocked traffic or clashed with police as anger flar ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Michael Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of Ferguson case

    FERGUSON, Mo. — Attorneys for Michael Brown's family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police officer who killed the u ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • Israel resumes razing homes to punish attackers

    JERUSALEM – Enas Shalodi, a Palestinian mother of six, has been severely punished by Israel for something she didn’t do.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:47 am
  • Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region

    MOSCOW – Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia’s breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic t ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • GOP wisdom shifts on immigration

    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.Less than two years a ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Police: Video of officer shooting boy is ‘clear’

    CLEVELAND – A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video o ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Grand jury won't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. – A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-ol ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Ferguson: After no indictment for Darren Wilson in Michael Brown shooting what's ahead

    WASHINGTON — A St. Louis County grand jury declined Monday to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • FAA chief after Chicago-area air traffic control center fire: Disaster response depends on funding

    CHICAGO — The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the sabot ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Confession can be used in missing boy Etan Patz trial, judge rules

    NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect with a low IQ understood his rights when he told investigators two years ago that he choked a 6-year-old boy to death in 197 ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

    LOS ANGELES — Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.Meticulously overwhelming it ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Video of Cleveland police office shooting boy with pellet gun is 'clear,' police say

    CLEVELAND — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video o ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Australian mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain

    SYDNEY — A 30-year-old Australian has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before pass ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:48 am
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