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Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers
DENVER (AP) -- That's not mistletoe.... 11/24/2014 6:13 AM

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.... 11/23/2014 11:12 PM

Buffalo residents ready for possible evacuations
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Families rushed to pack up their valuables and schools closed in advance - not of snow but possible flooding.... 11/24/2014 7:14 AM

Some 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said.... 11/24/2014 5:23 AM

Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.... 11/24/2014 1:21 PM

GOP hopefuls avoid specifics in response to Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama's order blocking deportation for millions of immigrants in the country unlawfully.... 11/24/2014 12:30 PM

Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others.... 11/24/2014 11:40 AM

Fort Sam Houston lockdown lifted; 1 in custody
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they've taken into custody the driver of a suspicious vehicle that sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base.... 11/24/2014 4:54 AM

US judge to sentence reputed drug-lord lieutenant
CHICAGO (AP) -- A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin `El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and cities.... 11/24/2014 11:51 AM

US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.... 11/24/2014 9:17 AM