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Protest over Chicago teen's shooting ties up retail district
CHICAGO (AP) -- Demonstrators angry about the killing of a black teenager who was shot 16 times by a white police officer last year marched through the streets and disrupted Black Friday shopping in Chicago's ritziest retail district.... 11/27/2015 6:11 PM

The Latest: Black Friday around the country
Shoppers began feasting on deals on Thanksgiving, but just how hungry they'll remain is yet to be seen.... 11/27/2015 6:44 PM

Local free community college plans may be template for US
CHICAGO (AP) -- An economic engine. A jumpstart for lower-income students. A partnership with businesses to groom a workforce. The idea of free community college has been touted as all these, by President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential candidates, and some Republicans.... 11/27/2015 5:35 PM

Boston police say no investigation in apparent Okafor fight
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston police say they do not plan to investigate an apparent nightclub scuffle involving Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor unless someone involved comes forward to say they were the victim of a crime.... 11/27/2015 6:45 PM

IAAF clears Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program
LONDON (AP) -- The IAAF cleared marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe of doping allegations on Friday and rejected claims that it failed to act on hundreds of suspicious blood tests, saying the accusations lacked "any scientific or legal basis."... 11/27/2015 6:17 PM

Kids making oral history with StoryCorps holiday project
High school students across the country are making oral history this week by recording interviews with their elders in an unprecedented effort to stockpile wisdom for the ages.... 11/27/2015 5:54 PM

Gay marriage is legal but not on tribal lands
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Cleo Pablo married her longtime partner when gay weddings became legal in Arizona and looked forward to the day when her wife and their children could move into her home in the small Native American community outside Phoenix where she grew up.... 11/27/2015 6:44 PM

A search for family in Haiti raises questions about adoption
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- As Mariette Williams waited for her flight from South Florida to Haiti, she paced the departure lounge, folding and re-folding her ticket and clutching the handle of a bag sagging with gifts. She was excited but terrified: For the first time in nearly 30 years, she was about to see her mother.... 11/27/2015 5:15 PM

Chicago man charged in fatal shooting of 9-year-old boy
CHICAGO (AP) -- A Chicago man was charged with first-degree murder on Friday in connection to the slaying of a 9-year-old boy who police say was lured off a basketball court and shot in the head in an alley because of his father's gang ties.... 11/27/2015 6:46 PM

Politics, policing collide in La. town where boy was killed
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) -- When a 6-year-old autistic boy died in a hail of bullets fired by a pair of moonlighting deputy city marshals, many residents of this central Louisiana town were surprised to learn that local police weren't the only ones patrolling their streets.... 11/27/2015 5:36 PM

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