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Obama weighs broader move on legal immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the legal immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups.... 8/20/2014 4:41 PM

Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Ferguson Wednesday to meet with federal investigators and reassure residents of the suburban St. Louis community torn by several nights of racial unrest since the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer.... 8/20/2014 4:40 PM

Picture emerges of officer in Ferguson shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed 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 4:36 PM

Slain American journalist remembered as driven
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- In 2011, just after he was released from the Libyan prison where he'd been held for six weeks, James Foley acknowledged the peril journalists face covering the world's most dangerous places, soberly conceding that a mistake could mean death.... 8/20/2014 3:42 PM

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 2:24 PM

In deadly NYC jail beatings, no criminal charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- Agitated and hallucinating from alcohol and heroin withdrawal, inmate Angel Ramirez took a swing at a jail guard and missed.... 8/20/2014 11:40 AM

Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration detailed on Wednesday the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes.... 8/20/2014 2:51 PM

Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect
BOSTON (AP) -- A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.... 8/20/2014 4:18 PM

Brine firm sues over biblical fracking billboard
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" on billboards opposing wells for disposal of gas-drilling wastewater is fighting a legal threat from the Texas well owner on free-speech grounds.... 8/20/2014 4:06 PM

Judge delays start of Arias penalty-phase retrial
PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona judge on Wednesday granted Jodi Arias' motion to delay the start of her planned Sept. 8 penalty phase retrial.... 8/20/2014 3:51 PM