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No revelations in 12-year-old's fatal shooting by police

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Tamir Rice shooting: Officer says threat was 'real and active'

The police officer who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice is speaking out for the first time, more than a year after the shooting.

In a signed statement given to investigators and released by the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office Tuesday, Cleveland Police ...

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Laquan McDonald shooting: Why so long for video?

In April, Chicago City Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. was prepared to vote in favor of a $5 million settlement for the family of Laquan McDonald.


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Study: Unprecedented support for ISIS in the US

Support for ISIS in America has reached an unprecedented level with several thousand U.S.-based sympathizers and more terrorism-related arrests in 2015 than any year since 9/11, according to a report.

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E. coli recall expands to more states, stores

A recall stemming from an E. coli scare now spans more than a dozen states and includes products sold at major grocery chains, including Walmart, Safeway and Albertsons.

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Ghostly ships full of bodies wash up in Japan

An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan's shores.

Over the past two months, at least 12 wooden boats have been found in the Sea of Japan on or near the coast, carrying a chilling cargo -- the decaying bodies of 22 people, police and Japan's coast...


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Chicago police superintendent asked to resign

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday he has asked for the resignation of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy.

The announcement at a news conference came amid angry protests in Chicago over the way the city responded when a white police of...

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Obama leaves Paris, climate legacy in mind

President Barack Obama has long made clear he wants action on climate change to be part of his legacy, and Tuesday in Paris he raised the stakes.

A successful outcome for the United Nations climate talks will include a "legally binding" mechanism to e...



Jersey graduate accused of tweeting racial threats

The New Jersey rally was intended to show solidarity with students protesting against racism at the University of Missouri.

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Carter sending 'specialized' force to Iraq

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Tuesday that the U.S. military will send "a specialized expeditionary targeting force" aimed at conducting more raids in Iraq.

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Freddie Gray jury to be chosen Wednesday

A jury is expected to be chosen Wednesday in the trial of a Baltimore Police Department officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray.

Officer William Porter is the first of six city police officers to go on trial in the closely watched case involving ...

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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan welcome new daughter

There's one more baby filling up news feeds on Facebook. Meet Maxima Chan Zuckerberg.

Mark Zuckerberg's wife Dr. Priscilla Chan gave birth to the couple's first child, a daughter, early last week.

"Max, we love you and feel a great responsibility to le...

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1976 memo assures studio execs 'Star Wars' will be big

In less than three weeks, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will fly into theaters with the potential to break all types of box office records.

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Stormtroopers set up family's Christmas tree

In a viral video, "Star Wars" stormtrooper action figures set up a family's…

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More US special forces going to Middle East

Additional American special forces will soon head to the front lines of the war…

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Gators wrestle on Florida golf course

A Florida woman says she grabbed her camera after spotting two alligators wrestling…


Chicago mayor says he asked police superintendent to resign

Hoping to give the police department "fresh eyes," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says…

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Obama: Climate change affects all trends

President Obama discusses the importance of fighting climate change saying it…

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Chicago cop posts bail as mayor forms task force

The former cop charged with killing a teen in Chicago is out of jail.

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World AIDS Day: AIDS/HIV guide

World AIDS Day is observed on December 1st every year. It is dedicated to raising…

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How much do winter sports cost?

Snow and sub-freezing temperatures are no reason to hibernate. Adopt a new winter…


Thanksgiving: A to Z

With Thanksgiving almost here, click here to find out everything you need to know…

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U.S. education fast facts map

This week is national education week.  This week honors those hard working, patient…


Earth Day: Recycling quiz

America Recycles Day takes place every year on Nov. 15. How much do you know about…


Friday the 13th: 20 common superstitions

Superstitions are surprisingly widespread, including the fear of today - Friday the…

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For $250,000, you can buy this South Dakota ghost town

Talk about a bargain. You can buy an entire town in South Dakota for just a bit…

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Christmas tree-shaped Reese's Peanut Butter Cups criticized

People are taking to social media to dis Christmas tree-shaped Reese's Peanut Butter…

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Fight with spider ends with police being called

A report of a potential violent domestic disturbance turned out to instead be one…

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AIDS charity offers chance to smoke with Snoop Dogg

A "wellness break" with Snoop Dogg is one of more than a dozen in-person celebrity…

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1976 memo assures studio execs 'Star Wars' will be big

In less than three weeks, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will fly into theaters with…

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Seinfeld cast records birthday wishes for dying fan

Some "Seinfeld" actors recorded a series of videos for a dying man, James Anthony…

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Obama leaves Paris, climate legacy in mind

President Barack Obama has long made clear he wants action on climate change to be…

COP21 climate conference starts Monday in Paris

Leaders arrive in Paris for climate conference

World leaders arrived in Paris on Sunday for potentially historic climate talks that…

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Obama seeks to seal climate legacy in terror-addled Paris

With a major piece of his White House legacy at stake, President Barack Obama flies…

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World's 'most excellent' airlines are ...

Its star-studded safety videos show the airline making happy customers of everyone…

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China: Breastfeeding mom sparks online uproar

A photo of a woman nursing her baby in a crowded Beijing subway train has unleashed…

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Ice, rain could create travel issues

Travelers and Black Friday shoppers, beware -- winter weather across the United…

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