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Chicago awaits more protests over police shooting
CHICAGO (AP) -- The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with murder and jailed. The graphic video of the slaying has been made public. And in the hours after the footage was released, protesters seemed to honor pleas for restraint.... 11/25/2015 12:52 PM

Video shows white Chicago police officer shooting black teen
CHICAGO (AP) -- The city of Chicago released a video Tuesday showing the fatal shooting of black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by a white police officer. Here is what is seen on the relevant portion of the video, which runs for less than 40 seconds and has no audio:... 11/25/2015 12:16 PM

The Latest: 5 men arrested during Chicago shooting protests
CHICAGO (AP) -- The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):... 11/25/2015 2:56 PM

Calm at Minneapolis protest site a night after shooting
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A night after a shooting near a Minneapolis protest that left five people injured, hundreds of demonstrators at the same site quietly milled around, sharing coffee, pizza and doughnuts, and stacking up firewood.... 11/25/2015 8:47 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

Black Friday madness missing in rural Alaska communities
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Forget about long lines and pushy shoppers ready to do battle for sweet Black Friday deals. In rural Alaska, residents are far removed from all the frenzy that goes with the nation's most intense shopping day of the year.... 11/25/2015 6:37 AM

Cheap gas fueling expanded Thanksgiving travel day
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An expanded version of America's annual Thanksgiving travel saga was under way Wednesday with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.... 11/25/2015 2:16 PM

Teen charged as adult in Philadelphia trooper shooting
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 17-year-old has been charged in connection with a chaotic Philadelphia traffic stop that ended with a state trooper shot and a school bus engulfed in flames.... 11/25/2015 1:48 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

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