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Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.... 11/26/2014 5:44 PM

Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn't match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict a white Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old.... 11/26/2014 2:09 PM

Some immigrants get benefits under Obama's actions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits Under President Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.... 11/26/2014 6:11 PM

FBI data show thousands of gun sales beat checks
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) -- More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system - 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a day, as states fail to consistently provide thorough, real-time updates on criminal and mental histories to the FBI.... 11/26/2014 5:33 PM

Sloppy weather slows Thanksgiving travelers
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday as millions of Americans made the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways sloppy along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor.... 11/26/2014 6:19 PM

At 1 month, US Ebola monitors finding no cases
NEW YORK (AP) -- The federal program that requires weeks of monitoring for travelers from African countries with Ebola is turning a month old. And so far, no cases of the disease have turned up.... 11/26/2014 6:15 PM

Cleveland to release video of boy shot by officer
CLEVELAND (AP) -- City police plan to release the names of the two officers involved in the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy, along with dispatch calls and a surveillance video that authorities say clearly shows what happened.... 11/26/2014 4:31 PM

Hiker photographed bear before it killed him
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to death.... 11/26/2014 3:51 PM

Ohio bill seeks extra retail pay on Thanksgiving
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving - an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day.... 11/26/2014 1:13 PM

Holiday travelers greeted by cheap gas, storms
Some holiday travelers are giving thanks for the cheapest gas prices in years. But that's cold comfort to those beating a path through stormy weather, including a nor'easter affecting a wide swath of the East Coast.... 11/26/2014 5:09 PM