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Updated 1 hour ago
Wealthy, homeless to break bread in Manhattan
NEW YORK  — Some Manhattan residents will leave luxury dwellings behind to dine shoulder to shoulder with the homeless on Friday in a holiday event that seemed like an experiment when it was first held last year.

Updated 3 hours ago
N.C. troopers on food stamps amid pay fight
RALEIGH, N.C. — State troopers suing North Carolina for millions of dollars in back pay say the state’s broken promises have forced them into tough spots. It’s not unusual for a trooper to have a second job and some are even on food stamps.

Updated 6 hours ago
Obama makes appeal for refugees
WASHINGTON — President Obama appealed anew on Thanksgiving Day for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying “so much of our greatness comes from our generosity.”

Published 20 hours ago
Inmate kicks out police window, jumps onto freeway
TEMPE, Ariz. — Authorities in suburban Phoenix say a handcuffed and shackled inmate was seriously injured after he kicked out a window in a police transport van on a freeway and jumped out of the moving vehicle.

Published 20 hours ago
4th man in custody in Minneapolis shootings
MINNEAPOLIS — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local):

Published 21 hours ago
U.S. stocks make small gains before holiday
NEW YORK — Stocks are closing mostly higher in light trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S.

Published 21 hours ago
Obama signs U.S. defense bill into law
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed a sweeping defense policy bill into law today, legislation that authorizes $607 billion in defense spending but also includes a provision that makes it more difficult to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Published 21 hours ago
Number of people in E. coli outbreak expected to grow
SEATTLE — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of people affected by an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad will likely grow over the next few weeks, even though the product has been removed from store shelves.

Published 22 hours ago
F-16 fighter jet crashes on training mission
SALINAS PEAK, N.M. — Authorities say an F-16 fighter jet from an Air Force base in Arizona crashed while on a training mission in New Mexico, but the pilot safely ejected.

Updated 22 hours ago
Henry Co. pastor faces sex charges in Missouri
NAPOLEON — A Henry County pastor faces sexual offense charges in Missouri.

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