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Wake to be held for 1 of 2 slain NYPD officers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mourners will gather Friday at a Queens church for the wake of a New York Police Department officer who was killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting.... 12/26/2014 11:10 AM

Key developments in case of 2 slain NYPD officers
Two New York Police Department officers were ambushed last weekend by Ismaaiyl Brinsley after he had made threatening posts online, including references to high-profile cases of white police officers killing unarmed black men and a vow to put "wings on pigs." After shooting the officers, Brinsley ran into a Brooklyn subway station and committed suicide.... 12/26/2014 6:49 AM

Democrats optimistic on 2016 presidential chances
ATLANTA (AP) -- Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a "permanent governing majority" for the GOP. Eight years later, Democrats were touting the enduring power of the "Obama coalition" to keep their party in the White House.... 12/26/2014 8:15 AM

Scientists target mess from Christmas tree needles
NEW YORK (AP) -- The presents are unwrapped. The children's shrieks of delight are just a memory. Now it's time for another Yuletide tradition: cleaning up the needles that are falling off your Christmas tree.... 12/26/2014 3:43 PM

College sees small, big benefits with loan promise
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) -- When it came time to pick a college, Abby Slusher leaned toward a private school near her southeastern Michigan home for the small campus and class sizes. Her mother pushed Adrian College for another reason: A new program guaranteeing every graduate would make more than $37,000 or get some or all student loans reimbursed.... 12/26/2014 3:10 PM

Leaving Cuba: A father and son risk lives at sea
MIAMI (AP) -- It was hot and dark and mosquitoes bit at his skin as 23-year-old Jose Fuente Lastre boarded a raft with eight other men, intent on fleeing Cuba.... 12/26/2014 3:58 PM

Woman, 3 grandkids feared dead inside burned home
WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio (AP) -- A woman and three grandchildren staying with her for Christmas are feared dead inside the remains of a house engulfed by fire, authorities said Friday.... 12/26/2014 3:39 PM

Transit officers help mother deliver baby on train
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A pair of Philadelphia transit police officers rushed onto a downtown subway train on Christmas and helped make a special delivery: a baby boy.... 12/26/2014 4:32 PM

NY man says wife shot him to avoid messy divorce
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) -- A real estate developer who was shot in the head as he slept at home says his cheating wife did it in an attempt to kill him and avoid a messy divorce.... 12/26/2014 3:26 PM

California gears up for migrant driver's licenses
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- While tens of thousands of immigrants living in the country illegally are gearing up to apply for a long-sought driver's license in California starting Jan. 2, others are being urged to think twice.... 12/26/2014 3:44 PM