Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of case
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Attorneys for Michael Brown's family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed their calls for peace following a night of violent protests in which several businesses were burned to the ground....
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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....
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....
Police across US prepare for more Ferguson rallies
Police across the U.S. prepared for another day of demonstrations Tuesday after thousands of people in cities from Los Angeles and New York passionately protested a grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, officer who killed a black 18-year-old....
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....
Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor Wednesday on one of the busiest, most stressful days of the year....
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....
Pennsylvania Turnpike: 11 disciplined over porn
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission officials said Tuesday the agency has disciplined 11 people for using its email system to forward and receive pornography....
Police: Man, 35, slept in Philadelphia-area school
LANGHORNE, Pa. (AP) -- Police outside Philadelphia say they found a man sleeping in a school hallway with a glass smoking pipe and a bag of synthetic marijuana marked "Scooby Snax."...
Helium: It gives NYC's Thanksgiving parade a lift
NEW YORK (AP) -- It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium....
'Army vet' in Air Force uniform to get treatment
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An alleged military impersonator who was wearing the wrong uniform when he tried to enter a southwestern Pennsylvania school to talk about Veterans Day will likely receive probation and mental health treatment....
IUP student crushed when jack fails has died
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania college student has died nearly a week after being pinned beneath a car that fell off a jack near his off-campus residence....
Senior Obama Administration officials said the legal justification for President Barack Obama's plan for millions of illegal immigrants was based on the principle of prosecutorial discretion; there are insufficient resources to target all 11.3 million illegal immigrants, so the administration can assert priorities. Republicans criticized the move as Presidential overreach. Senator Mitch McConnell says, "The action he's proposed would ignore the law, would reject the voice of the voters, and would impose new unfairness on law-abiding immigrants - all without solving the problem."
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