In Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedy
The two friends' morning intersected by chance in the parking lot of the Canfield Green apartment complex. Dorian Johnson had been up since 7 a.m. on this overcast August Saturday and after getting dressed, he was ready for a smoke - on any other morning a carefree ritual for easing into his day's routine in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson....
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Ex-CBC host charged with sexual assault in Canada
TORONTO (AP) -- Former Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio host Jian Ghomesi must live with his mother while sexual assault charges against him are heard in a case that has rocked the country's vaunted public broadcaster....
Israeli leader seeks to revoke rights of inciters
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister says he will work to revoke residency rights and social benefits of people who commit politically motivated violence and those who support them....
Hong Kong police arrest protesters, 7 officers
HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong police arrested 11 more people in a second night of scuffles with demonstrators angry at having their 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in a volatile neighborhood shut down, officials said Thursday....
Cosby testimony describes accuser's spiked story
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser's story....
Missing woman found dead, stepfather charged
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania man was charged Wednesday with fatally shooting his stepdaughter and burying the 33-year-old woman in his yard....
Pa. man charged in western Md. hit-and-run fatal
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Hagerstown police say they've charged a Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, man in a hit-and-run fatality....
Areas of Pa. get more than a half-foot of snowfall
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The National Weather Service in central Pennsylvania is fielding snowfall reports from a few inches to more than a half-foot from the storm moving through the state....
Snow makes Thanksgiving travel `a little hairy'
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor....
4 people shot at Pennsylvania mall barbershop
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Four people have been shot at an eastern Pennsylvania strip mall barbershop where another shooting happened a day earlier....
Authorities: Mom tried to put hit on daughter's ex
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities in New Jersey say a Pennsylvania woman has been arrested for paying an undercover officer she thought was a hit man to kill her daughter's ex-boyfriend and two other people....
Snow delays Pa., NJ rivals' Thanksgiving game
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. (AP) -- A snowstorm is disrupting one of high school football's great Thanksgiving traditions....
Pa. lowers speed limit to 45 mph on NE interstates
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A daylong snowstorm is prompting officials to lower the speed limit to 45 mph on portions of interstate highways in northeastern Pennsylvania....
Banker who lived to 109 credited unlisted number
JERMYN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania banker and philanthropist who said the key to his longevity was having an unlisted phone number has died at age 109....
Over the years the traditional thanksgiving feast has featured turkey as the primary entree. The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 people is expected to rise slightly this year, clocking in at $49.41. That's 37 cents higher than in 2013. The good news is that a drop in fuel prices make it cheaper to drive to Grandma's house, but If you're traveling by train or air, you'll pay 2-percent more over last year.
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