Protesters return to riot-scarred Ferguson streets
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Protesters returned to the riot-scarred streets of Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after crowds looted businesses and set fire to buildings in a night of rage against a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown....
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2 teen female bombers kill more than 40 in Nigeria
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) -- The teenage girls entered the busy marketplace separately Tuesday, their vests of explosives hidden beneath their full hijabs....
Official: Afghan president orders military review
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- President Ashraf Ghani has ordered a top-to-bottom review of the operations of Afghanistan's defense forces, including discussing the resumption of controversial night raids banned by his predecessor....
Iraq to overhaul Baghdad security to stop bombings
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Baghdad's neighborhood of Gorayaat, a small Shiite enclave on a bend in the Tigris River, exemplifies the failures of Iraq's security agencies trying to protect the capital from attacks by the Islamic State. The district has been a target for years, hit by so many bombings, suicide attacks, rockets and mortars that residents have lost count....
Thanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snow
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor'easter packing rain and snow....
On Thanksgiving eve, a winter storm warning
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Expect rain and snow before the turkey and trimmings....
Ferguson decision sparks protests in Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Hundreds of people in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia are protesting the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri....
Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, for killing Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old....
Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault....
Prosecutor: Double homicide a contract killing
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has been ordered held without bail after an Idaho prosecutor said he came to the state and carried out a contract killing that left two men dead....
2 hunters shot in woods behind Pennsylvania school
TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) -- Two hunters have been shot in the woods near an eastern Pennsylvania high school....
Franklin, Penn State captains air out frustrations
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Coach James Franklin was frustrated, wanting to get to the bottom of Penn State's surprising loss at Illinois last last week. Talking it out immediately was the only approach he thought would work....
Couple suing Mo'ne Davis' squad over bad throw
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A New Jersey couple is suing the Philadelphia Little League organization that's the home of star pitcher Mo'ne Davis....
Steelers defense getting healthy as stretch looms
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ike Taylor is a heck of a cheerleader. The Pittsburgh Steelers veteran defensive back has spent the last two months serving as the team's self-appointed hype man while recovering from a broken right forearm....
A St Louis County grand jury has decided not to bring criminal charges against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen in August touched off weeks of sometimes violent protests. The officer claims Michael Brown struggled with Wilson inside his police car then reached for the officer's weapon. Some witnesses say Wilson killed Brown as he raised his hands in surrender.
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