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Ferguson Chief Thomas Jackson

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Ferguson chief may be rethinking future

The police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, may be considering whether to step down after months of protests following the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer.

Sturm Ruger and Company guns

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America's gun stores are overstocked

There's a glut of guns for sale in America. Gun dealers have overstocked, and now they're just selling off the inventory that they have, without ordering much from manufacturers.

Map of SpacecraftTwo crash

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1 pilot dead in Virgin's spaceship failure

The first sign there was a problem Friday with Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo came at about 45,000 feet, just two minutes after the spaceplane separated from the jet-powered aircraft that carried it aloft, officials said.

It wasn't something overt wi...

Dome of the Rock, Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel

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Israel partially reopens access to holy site

Israel partially reopened access to the Temple Mount for Muslim prayers Friday, a day after taking a rare step of closing it amid Israeli-Palestinian tensions following the shooting of a controversial rabbi and subsequent killing of a suspect.

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo

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NBC is developing a reality show with Virgin Galactic

NBC is developing a reality TV series called "Space Race" with Virgin Galactic, whose SpaceShipTwo exploded on Friday.

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic loses $500 million spaceship

The Virgin Galactic spaceship that exploded Friday, claiming at least one life, cost nearly $500 million to develop.

Virgin has sold more than 700 tickets, each costing more than $250,000, for future flights. Several celebrities have already signed up...

Eric Frein booking photo

Pike County Jail

Frein search ends, life resumes

Whew.

After 48 days of living with helicopters, heavily armed police officers, the rumors and constant questions -- where is he? -- the people of northeast Pennsylvania can finally relax.

The manhunt for Eric Matthew Frein, accused of killing a Pennsyl...

Kaci Hickox

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Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for Maine nurse

A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine.

District Court Chief Judg...

House of Representatives, Capitol

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Senate control hinges on turnout

Democrats aiming to keep the Senate are facing tough odds in next week's election with their chances depending on convincing a surge of women and African-Americans to vote.

Both sets of voters will be vital in two of the crucial races --- in North Ca...

Ebola victim Dr

From Samaritan's Purse

Canada bans travelers from Ebola hot spots

Canada will stop processing visa applications from foreign nationals who have visited West African nations with large outbreaks of the Ebola virus, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said Friday.

Stocks file 2

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No tricks for Wall Street: Dow sets record

It was a happy Halloween Friday for investors as the Dow Jones industrial average jumped more than 190 points and set its first closing record since Sept. 19.

Burkina Faso embassy

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Burkina Faso President resigns

Burkina Faso's military chief is now the head of state of the West African nation, after unrest that led to the resignation of President Blaise Compaore.

Gen. Honore Nabere Traore said Friday that he has taken over presidential duties and that he will...

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Virgin Galactic failure: What happened?

A Virgin Galactic space plane crashed to the ground Friday. Here's what happened.

Eric Frein brought to court

Accused cop killer appears in court

Accused cop killer Eric Frein makes his first court appearance after 48 days on the…

Virgin Galactic crash

Debris litters desert after space plane crash

Debris littered California's Mojave Desert following the crash of Virgin Galactic's…

Pumpkin could be here to stay

Pumpkin: Seasonal trend or here to stay?

Orange is the new green. As pumpkin products become more popular each year, some…

Frein taken to barracks he allegedly ambushed

Terrified residents of northeastern Pennsylvania heaved a sigh of relief Thursday…

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Midterm elections: 5 reasons to pay attention

Election Day is less than one week away, and even if your ballot isn't cast in one…

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Daylight Saving Time

Daylight saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 2. Learn more about Daylight Saving Time here.

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Calculate your candy intake

Do you ever wonder how much sugar, fat and calories are in your Halloween candy…

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Halloween game: catch the candy

Not quite in the Halloween mood just yet? We know what will get you there. How about…

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Halloween by the numbers

Between pumpkins, costumes and sugary treats there are a lot of numbers surrounding…

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Halloween history quiz

Halloween is approaching. How much do you know about this candy-filled holiday? Test…

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New frog in New York

New species of frog found in ... NYC

New York is famous for its singular residents: Loudmouthed taxi drivers. Hirsute…

Smog masks, China

Unmasking a new trend: Stylish smog masks

High fashion isn't often inspired by environmental hazards, but as air pollution…

Illinois teen wins lottery

Teen wins $4M on lotto tickets given as birthday gift

A Chicago teen wins $4 million on lottery tickets her father gave her as a birthday…

Entertainment Headlines

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo

NBC is developing a reality show with Virgin Galactic

NBC is developing a reality TV series called "Space Race" with Virgin Galactic,…

John Denver

Rocky mountain low? John Denver bust stolen

A bronze sculpture of one of Colorado's most loved musicians has gone missing.

Robin Thicke, Pharrell, Blurred Lines

Judge: 'Blurred Lines' suit is going to trial

Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. have lost the first round of their legal…

Environmental News

New frog in New York

New species of frog found in ... NYC

New York is famous for its singular residents: Loudmouthed taxi drivers. Hirsute…

Smog masks, China

Unmasking a new trend: Stylish smog masks

High fashion isn't often inspired by environmental hazards, but as air pollution…

Shrimp

Study: 30% of shrimp products misrepresented

You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it and saute it, but one of America's…

Travel Headlines

Sistine chapel

Sistine Chapel gets AC, lights makeover

High above the altar in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's masterpiece…

Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park

Suspect ID'd in national park vandalism

It's a bad idea to deface national parks. It's even dumber to tag your vandalism…

Alla Shubina

Mind-boggling photos that defy perspective

It all started when she kissed the Great Sphinx of Giza. Bored with taking the same,…

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