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Updated 2 hours ago
Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, and deals
NEW YORK — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Updated 12 hours ago
Reward offered in Alaska dog hanging
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward for information about the death of a dog in Alaska that was found hanging from a tree with its throat slashed, the organization said Wednesday.

Updated 12 hours ago
4 shot at Pa. mall barbershop
READING, Pa. — Four people have been shot at an eastern Pennsylvania strip mall barbershop where another shooting happened a day earlier.

Updated 16 hours ago
Tom Hanks hosting tree lighting
WASHINGTON — Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, will host this year’s National Christmas Tree lighting in President’s Park near the White House.

Updated 17 hours ago
Pregnant woman shot and killed in NYC
NEW YORK — Police say a 27-year-old pregnant woman has been shot and killed in New York City.

Updated 18 hours ago
Obama defends turkey pardoning
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is defending his legal authority to take executive actions — to spare a pair of Thanksgiving turkeys.

Updated 21 hours ago
Justice Ginsburg gets heart stent
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted today to clear a blocked coronary artery but was expected to be back at work for the start of next week, court officials said.

Published 22 hours ago
Hiker photographed bear before death
WEST MILFORD, N.J. — A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to death.

Published 23 hours ago
EPA to set stricter smog standard
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration took steps today to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems, making good on one of President Obama’s original campaign promises while setting up a fresh confrontation with Republicans and the energy industry.

11/26/2014 9:23 AM
Ferguson officer Darren Wilson speaks
WASHINGTON — Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he “never wanted to take anybody’s life” and feels sorry about the death of Michael Brown.