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Cheap gas fueling expanded Thanksgiving travel day
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Low gas prices were driving more people to hit the road to reach their Thanksgiving celebrations, and airports were bustling Wednesday as travelers flying to meet family and friends braved long lines and fears about terrorism.... 11/25/2015 5:24 PM

Obama: No credible intelligence about plot against US
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said there currently is no "specific and credible" intelligence indicating a terrorist plot on the United States, as he sought to reassure anxious Americans for the Thanksgiving holiday.... 11/25/2015 6:30 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 6:09 PM

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

At funeral for slain Minneapolis man, vow to keep protesting
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A steady stream of mourners entered a north Minneapolis church on Wednesday to pay their respects to a man whose death in a confrontation with police sparked more than a week of protests. Meanwhile, charges were pending against three men suspected in a melee that left five protesters with gunshot wounds.... 11/25/2015 6:14 PM

Urban farmers find that success leads to eviction
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- ... 11/25/2015 4:17 PM

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

E. coli tied to Costco more dangerous than Chipotle outbreak
SEATTLE (AP) -- The strain of E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad that sickened 19 people in seven states is more likely to be life-threatening than a recent outbreak that closed some Chipotle restaurants in the Northwest.... 11/25/2015 5:26 PM

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