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  • Credibility concerns in Missouri shooting probe

    FERGUSON, Mo. – The Missouri prosecutor overseeing an investigation into the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has deep family roots among p ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Obama on Ferguson: Time to listen, not just shout

    WASHINGTON – Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • 'Don't know' if Missouri teen shot with hands up

    FERGUSON, Mo. – A Missouri teenager fatally shot by police suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may indicate his hands were up or his back wa ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Federal autopsy ordered in Missouri teen's death

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday ordered a federal medical examiner to perform another autopsy on a black Missouri teenager whos ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • 2 dead, 2 hurt in Arkansas freight train collision

    Two Union Pacific train crew members were killed and two others were injured when two freight trains collided head-on in northeast Arkansas early Sund ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Kurdish forces retake parts of Iraq's largest dam

    IRBIL, Iraq – Aided by U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes, Kurdish forces Sunday wrested back part of Iraq's largest dam from Islamic militants who had capture ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • In Liberia, Ebola fears rise as clinic is looted

    MONROVIA, Liberia – Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Ukraine says troops have entered rebel-held city

    KIEV, Ukraine – Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in t ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:06 pm
  • Elderly former sex slaves want solace, help from pope

    SEOUL, South Korea – Lee Yong-soo hopes a meeting Monday with Pope Francis will provide some solace for the pain that still feels fresh more than seve ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:02 pm
  • Police deploy tear gas to impose Ferguson curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and seven arrests, after police dressed in r ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Defiant Gov. Perry rejects 'outrageous' indictment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is lashing out at the "outrageous" criminal charges filed against him and defending the veto that led a grand ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Iran tells UN nuclear chief no talks on missiles

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the visiting head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Sunday that Tehran will not discuss its lo ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:20 am
  • Teen gunman deemed not a high threat

    LITTLETON, Colo. – A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year was deemed “not a high-level of threat” after ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Governor declares emergency, sets Ferguson curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in a St. Louis suburb where police and protesters ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Delays for S.C. nuclear plant pressure industry

    ATLANTA – Expensive delays are piling up for the companies building new nuclear power plants, raising fresh questions about whether they can control t ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:04 am
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