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  • Man arrested after Portland shooting, 2 sought

    PORTLAND, Ore. – A 22-year-old man arrested in connection with a shooting outside an alternative high school in Portland had ties to a gang, as did tw ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Protesters of police killings of Eric Garner, Michael Brown to march on D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Protesters plan to converge on the nation's capital on Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands o ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 8:16 am
  • U.N. still struggling to move aid into Syria

    WASHINGTON — The U.N.'s decision in July to begin moving aid into war-torn Syria without the consent of President Bashar Assad was heralded as unprece ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 8:13 am
  • Major storm sweeps through Southern California

    LOS ANGELES – Californians got a lot of what they wanted and not too much of what they didn't from a major storm that finally blew out of the state Fr ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • NYC police probe moving swiftly in Eric Garner chokehold case

    NEW YORK – In a conference room on Manhattan's West Side, police investigators and the white officer accused of putting an unarmed black man in a fata ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • French court says Uber may infringe on taxi law

    PARIS — A French court has ruled that Uber's ride-hailing service may infringe French law and ordered the company to make changes to its popular mobil ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • London airspace closed because of computer failure

    LONDON — London's airspace was closed Friday afternoon due to what authorities said was a computer failure at one of Britain's two air traffic control ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • U.S. Senate to take up $1.1T bill to keep government running

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A battle between the Senate's old school veterans and new-breed freshmen such as tea partier Ted Cruz and liberal Elizabeth Warren t ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Oil prices fall further after IEA cuts global demand forecast

    NEW YORK — Oil prices fell further Friday after the International Energy Agency lowered its forecast for global oil demand next year.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • DOJ says Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states th ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • House approves $1.1 trillion government spending bill

    WASHINGTON – Swapping crisis for compromise, the House narrowly approved $1.1 trillion in government-wide spending Thursday night after President Bara ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • CIA chief challenges Senate torture report

    WASHINGTON – CIA Director John Brennan threaded a rhetorical needle in an unprecedented televised news conference at CIA headquarters Thursday, acknow ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Twin blasts hit Nigerian city Jos, kill about 20

    JOS, Nigeria — Twin explosions rocked downtown Jos in central Nigeria and killed about 20 people on Thursday, witnesses said.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • 'Driving while black' apps give tips for police stops

    PORTLAND, Ore. — A "Driving While Black" smartphone application is set for release this month, but its developers say motorists should be careful when ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 2:18 pm
  • Eric Garner, Michael Brown police demonstrations inspire protest songs

    BERKELEY, Calif. — Stop. Hey, what's that sound? Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:46 pm
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