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Grand jury won't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Ruling sides with Navajo presidential candidate

A Navajo Nation presidential candidate can continue campaigning after a tribal hearing officer ruled he is qualified for the post. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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VA ousts hospital chief in Phoenix scandal

The head of the troubled Phoenix veterans' hospital was fired Monday as the Veterans Affairs Department continued its crackdown on wrongdoing in the wake of a nationwide scandal over long wait... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Police: Video of officer shooting boy carrying pellet gun is 'clear'

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 of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Islamic State group recruits, exploits children

Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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US stocks inch further into record territory

The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region

Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along the Black Sea. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms

Evacuation plans are being prepared and the Red Cross is setting up shelters as rising temperatures begin to melt 7 feet of snow in the Buffalo area, causing a risk of flooding. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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US tells Iran to consider nuclear talks extension

The U.S. told Iran Sunday that it's time to consider extending nuclear talks, in the first formal recognition by Washington that frenzied last-minute diplomacy may not be enough to seal a deal by a... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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New 10 Commandments monument being built after first monument smashed

A Republican legislator whose family paid $10,000 for a Ten Commandments monument that is at the center of a lawsuit said he has ordered a new one after someone drove a car across the statehouse... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Obama: Americans want 'new car smell' in 2016

President Barack Obama says voters want a "new car smell" in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be "a great president," but would Clinton pass that particular smell test? Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy

You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. She seems to be throwing all the right signals. But if things turn... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Marion Barry remembered for love of DC

Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday at the age of 78, was... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Bay of Pigs vet, families seek billions from Cuba

Since the day in 1959 that Cuban government agents blackmailed his father into committing suicide, Gustavo Villoldo has been on an anti-Castro mission that included co-piloting a B-26 bomber during... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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State health exchanges' finances face test in 2nd year

The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. Now they must act like true marketplaces and start... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Putin says he won't be Russia's president for life, will step down no later than 2024

Vladimir Putin has said he won't remain Russia's president for life and will step down in line with the constitution no later than 2024, according to an interview with a Russian news agency... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Obama defends moves on immigration

President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Iraqi premier, US look to aid Islamic State battle

Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group focused their offensive Sunday on the city of Ramadi, backed by Sunni tribal fighters that the U.S. plans to arm. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama's moves on immigration without alienating the nation's fast-growing population of Hispanic voters can find a playbook in Colorado. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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20-year-old woman killed after car veers off I-15 in Layton

A Syracuse woman died late Saturday from injuries she suffered when her car veered off I-15 in Layton, the Utah Highway Patrol reported. The woman was ejected from the car, which resulted in her... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Afghan parliament approves US, NATO agreements

Afghanistan's parliament approved agreements Sunday with the U.S. and NATO allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year amid a renewed offensive by Taliban... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Israel mulls hard-line legislation after attacks

The Israeli government on Sunday called for new hard-line measures, including a proposal to strip Palestinian attackers of their residency rights, in response to a wave of deadly violence. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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