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Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.... 11/24/2014 10:29 PM

Autopsy begins on Kansas woman found raped, burned
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- An autopsy has begun on a Kansas woman who died this weekend, days after she was sexually assaulted and set on fire in a Wichita park, a county official said Monday.... 11/24/2014 10:21 PM

APNewsBreak: VA fires Phoenix hospital director
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the troubled Phoenix veterans' hospital was fired Monday as the Veterans Affairs Department continued its crackdown on wrongdoing in the wake of a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and falsified records covering up the delays.... 11/24/2014 10:29 PM

GOP wisdom shifts on immigration
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.... 11/24/2014 9:09 PM

Pentagon chief Hagel stepping down under pressure
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Under pressure from President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from outside about the administration's Middle East crisis management.... 11/24/2014 9:44 PM

Attorney: Ferguson grand jury has reached decision
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a spokesman for St. Louis County's top prosecutor said Monday.... 11/24/2014 9:50 PM

Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer in August - a death that stirred weeks of violent unrest in the St. Louis suburb.... 11/24/2014 9:54 PM

Timeline of events after death of Michael Brown
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.... 11/24/2014 9:01 PM

US judge sentences cartel lieutenant to 22 years
CHICAGO (AP) -- A U.S. judge sentenced a reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin `El Chapo' Guzman to 22 years in prison Monday for his role in a $1 billion trafficking conspiracy, saying the stiff sentence should send a message to traffickers everywhere.... 11/24/2014 10:19 PM

Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed America's highest civilian honor on trailblazers in the arts, sports and politics, along with a couple of entertainers who are among his personal favorites.... 11/24/2014 9:56 PM