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The Latest on Freddie Gray: Jury may be seated Wednesday
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The latest on the trial of a police officer accused in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal injury in the back of a transport van (all times local):... 12/1/2015 9:18 PM

The Latest: Atlanta police say man shot first in shootout
ATLANTA (AP) -- The latest on the gun battle involving police in downtown Atlanta that left one man dead (all times local):... 12/1/2015 9:17 PM

In slap at Obama, GOP-led House moves to block climate rule
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As President Barack Obama worked to hammer out a global climate agreement in Paris, Republicans in Congress were moving to block his plan to force steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants.... 12/1/2015 9:51 PM

Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times. Now, a week after the video's release, the Chicago mayor has fired the police superintendent, created a new task force for police accountability and expanded the use of body cameras.... 12/1/2015 9:25 PM

Appalachia grasps for hope as coal jobs fade
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) -- The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing by just a few inches in front of their faces. They don't stand up all day.... 12/1/2015 5:14 PM

Southern California man dies in crash hours after good deed
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A San Diego-area woman is working to honor the memory of a stranger who died hours after he paid for her groceries and asked her to "pay it forward."... 12/1/2015 3:27 PM

Lawyer: Boy taken by dad in 2002 has visited mom in Alabama
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A boy who was taken from his Alabama home by his father in 2002 and raised in Ohio under a new identity recently reconnected with his mother in Alabama, the father's attorney said Tuesday after his client pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and other charges.... 12/1/2015 7:55 PM

High court grants Texas a few more days in immigration case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has granted Texas some of the extra time the state sought to respond to the Obama administration's immigration appeal. The court could rule by late June on the administration's plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.... 12/1/2015 10:07 PM

Police shooting in downtown Atlanta leaves 1 man dead
ATLANTA (AP) -- Police officers ducked behind cars as gunshots whizzed through a busy part of downtown Atlanta, killing a South Carolina man who engaged officers in the gunfight, authorities said.... 12/1/2015 9:39 PM

Dancing cop disinvited from 2nd city, blasts NAACP head
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- A second city on Tuesday withdrew its invitation for Rhode Island's "Dancing Cop" to direct holiday traffic because of his activism against the Black Lives Matter movement. The retired officer responded by blasting the head of the Providence NAACP and threatening to sue his detractors for defamation.... 12/1/2015 6:24 PM

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