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Nurse who had Ebola asks bridal shop for refunds

Tue Nov 25, 2014

A Dallas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola is requesting refunds from the Ohio bridal shop she visited, but the store says the reimbursements aren't feasible because it had to temporarily close and lost significant business. Full Story

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Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

Tue Nov 25, 2014

A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday. Full Story

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Parents of boy shot in face argued about guns

Tue Nov 25, 2014

The parents of a 3-year-old boy who was accidentally shot in the face by a 4-year-old neighbor had argued about access to guns at their home, court records show. Full Story

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Highlights of testimony in Michael Brown shooting

Tue Nov 25, 2014

many of whom gave conflicting statements -- before deciding not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, according to prosecutor Bob McCulloch. Full Story

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Critics question timing of Ferguson announcement

Tue Nov 25, 2014

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch's decision to announce the Ferguson grand jury decision in the evening drew complaints Tuesday from many who wondered whether that helped fan the flames of unrest and violence leading to destruction in the St. Louis suburb. Full Story

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Transcript: Men debated killing final victim

Tue Nov 25, 2014

Late at night, the two convicted sex offenders exchanged text messages debating whether to kill their next victim or spare the life of the pretty, young woman they had picked up just hours before. Full Story

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Want the best deal? Skip the turkey

Tue Nov 25, 2014

Looking for the best deal? You might want to skip the turkey and shop on Thanksgiving. Full Story

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Fires burn in Ferguson, gunshots heard in streets

Tue Nov 25, 2014

Flames engulfed at least a dozen businesses in Ferguson early Tuesday and gunfire kept firefighters at bay after protests over the decision not to indict a police officer in Michael Brown's death turned violent, despite pleas for peace from Brown's family and others. Full Story

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Glass shattering? Flournoy tops Pentagon shortlist

Tue Nov 25, 2014

Michele Flournoy, formerly the Pentagon's policy chief and among President Barack Obama's more hawkish advisers, could be in line to become the first woman to lead the U.S. military after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation. Full Story

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No charges in Ferguson case; chaos fills streets

Tue Nov 25, 2014

A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police. Full Story

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Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that

Tue Nov 25, 2014

the most Thanksgiving road warriors since 2007. About nine in 10 are expected to drive -- or be driven -- with about 3.6 million flying. Full Story

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Michael Brown's family releases statement

Tue Nov 25, 2014

The Brown family released a statement Tuesday night after the grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of their son Michael Brown. Full Story

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Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations

Tue Nov 25, 2014

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. Full Story

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Democrats name 3 finalists to host 2016 convention

Tue Nov 25, 2014

Democrats narrowed the list of contenders for their 2016 national convention to three cities on Monday, announcing the party's next presidential candidate will be formally nominated in New York City, Philadelphia or Columbus, Ohio. Full Story

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More than 80 protesters arrested in St. Louis area

Tue Nov 25, 2014

Authorities say that more than 80 people were arrested as chaos enveloped sections of the St. Louis area overnight. Full Story

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Buffalo area dodges major problems with snowmelt

Tue Nov 25, 2014

A wild nine-day stretch of weather that saw epic snow followed by springlike temperatures, high winds and flood fears came to a close Tuesday, and forecasters said the Buffalo area was in for an uneventful Thanksgiving. Full Story

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Violence in Ferguson after no indictment announced

Tue Nov 25, 2014

Protesters smashed windows out of police cars and businesses, several of which were later set ablaze, and officers lobbed tear gas from inside armored vehicles to disperse crowds Monday as violence overtook protests in Ferguson. Full Story

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Some 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago

Mon Nov 24, 2014

More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said. Full Story