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  • Tips for parents: Post carefully

    NEW YORK – Privacy-wary parents are increasingly pausing before they post photos, names and other information about their wee ones on social media. So ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

    WASHINGTON – Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target

    WASHINGTON – An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according t ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Police: St. Louis officers kill suspect with knife

    ST. LOUIS – A large crowd has gathered at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience s ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Texas Gov. Perry assembles high-powered legal team

    AUSTIN, Texas – Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he is fighting a criminal indictment with the law on his side — not to mention a team of high-po ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday on a convoy fleeing a besieged rebel-h ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Obama: Iraq forces retake Mosul Dam from militants

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured Iraq's largest dam from Islamic militants Monday following dozens of U.S. airstrikes, President Barack O ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • U.S. attorney general to travel to Ferguson, Missouri

    FERGUSON, Mo. – An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked a week of protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • 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. 18, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • 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 - 11:36 pm
  • 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 - 11:34 pm
  • 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
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