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Officer charged with murder in teen's death; video released
CHICAGO (AP) -- A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the city released a video of the killing that many people fear could spark unrest.... 11/25/2015 4:29 AM

Group raised suspicions before 5 were shot at police protest
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Protesters demanding justice for a black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police were settling in for their ninth night of demonstrations when something just didn't seem right.... 11/25/2015 3:56 AM

US traffic deaths rise sharply after small decline in 2014
DETROIT (AP) -- After declining for most of the past decade, traffic deaths spiked 8 percent in the first half of this year, prompting a call from the nation's highway safety chief to find ways to reduce the human errors that cause most fatalities.... 11/24/2015 10:31 PM

Thanksgiving travel 2015: Cheap gas but fears of terrorism
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- That other Thanksgiving tradition - congested highways and jammed airports - is getting underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.... 11/25/2015 12:15 AM

Philadelphia traffic stop ends in bloodshed, burning bus
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 17-year-old who was in a car stopped for an expired car registration sticker traded gunfire with police during a Tuesday morning highway chase that ended with a fiery crash involving a school bus and a trooper with a gunshot wound, police said.... 11/24/2015 11:11 PM

As Rhodes scholar, Harvard student to explore Syrian roots
BOSTON (AP) -- The honor of winning a Rhodes scholarship carries extra weight for Neil Alacha. It will help connect him to his Middle Eastern roots.... 11/24/2015 8:43 PM

Health co-op failure in NY leaves doctors owed millions
NEW YORK (AP) -- The sudden collapse of the largest nonprofit insurance cooperative created by President Barack Obama's health care law is causing headaches in New York, especially for medical providers owed millions of dollars for treating the failed plan's patients.... 11/24/2015 6:23 PM

Washington university cancels classes over hate speech
SEATTLE (AP) -- After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet Washington state campus, college officials sent students home a day early for the Thanksgiving holiday.... 11/24/2015 10:58 PM

Better batteries to beat global warming: A race against time
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery.... 11/24/2015 11:58 PM

Pastor among 8 indicted in fatal New York church beating
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) -- The pastor of an insular New York church where a young man was beaten to death and his younger brother seriously injured was among seven people charged Tuesday with murder.... 11/25/2015 1:54 AM

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