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Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes
There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer last July. Peace prevailed when at least four other unarmed black males were killed by police in recent months, from New York to Los Angeles.... 8/21/2014 2:49 AM

Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.... 8/21/2014 5:01 AM

Picture emerges of officer in Ferguson shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job.... 8/20/2014 8:18 PM

Slain American journalist remembered as driven
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- In 2011, just after James Foley was released from the Libyan prison where he'd been held for six weeks, he acknowledged the peril journalists face covering the world's most dangerous places, soberly conceding that a mistake could mean death.... 8/20/2014 8:02 PM

California drought stings bees, honey supplies
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) -- California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.... 8/21/2014 2:38 AM

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained Wednesday.... 8/20/2014 6:10 PM

Former Va. governor to address marriage at trial
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will answer questions about the state of his marriage when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond.... 8/21/2014 4:01 AM

High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Same-sex couples will have to forget their plans to marry in Virginia - at least for now - after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.... 8/20/2014 6:44 PM

Last 4 hostages freed in suburban Chicago standoff
HARVEY, Ill. (AP) -- About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects, ending a 20-hour standoff that police say began as a robbery attempt.... 8/20/2014 9:26 PM

Hearing set in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A woman accused along with her boyfriend of abducting and sexually abusing two young Amish sisters is due in court for a preliminary hearing.... 8/21/2014 1:50 AM