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Testimony shows Brown cursed, attacked cop

Testimony shows Brown cursed, attacked cop

A St. Louis County grand jury met for 25 days over three months and heard more than 70 hours of testimony from about 60 witnesses — many of whom gave…

Police shootings seldom result in indictments

Police shootings seldom result in indictments

A Missouri grand jury’s decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges makes his case the latest in a long line of police shootings that show the latitude…

Obama urges calm, says law has spoken

Obama urges calm, says law has spoken

President Barack Obama appealed for calm and understanding in Ferguson on Monday after a grand jury decided not to indict in the death of Michael Brown, pleading with both residents…

Hagel’s ouster leaves a big mess behind

Hagel’s ouster leaves a big mess behind

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the…

GOP hopefuls avoid immigration specifics

GOP hopefuls avoid immigration specifics

The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama’s order blocking deportation for millions of…

Obama on the defensive over immigration

Obama on the defensive over immigration

President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States. In an interview…

Speculation, uncertainty over Ferguson decision

Speculation, uncertainty over Ferguson decision

The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand…

Kissing under the…err…pot branch?

Kissing under the…err…pot branch?

That’s not mistletoe. From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the…

Does Hillary Clinton smell like a new car?

Does Hillary Clinton smell like a new car?

President Barack Obama says voters want a “new car smell” in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be “a great president.” But would Clinton pass…

Islamic militants recruit, exploit children

Islamic militants recruit, exploit children

Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq’s second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police.…