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8/19/2014 2:58 PM
Ferguson delays start of school
FERGUSON, Mo. — The start of fall classes has been postponed again in the St. Louis suburb where a fatal police shooting continues to provoke unrest.

8/19/2014 2:14 PM
Wildfire near Yosemite threatens 500 structures
OAKHURST, Calif.  — Firefighters from throughout California were being dispatched today to protect homes threatened by an out-of-control wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, the second fire around the park in recent weeks.

8/19/2014 12:36 PM
Stocks move higher at midday
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are moving higher in midday trading after investors got some encouraging news about home building and corporate earnings.

8/19/2014 11:37 AM
Smithsonian adds LGBT history
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution’s collection today, including items from the popular TV show “Will and Grace.”

8/19/2014 6:56 AM
Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. — The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

8/19/2014 10:39 AM
McDonald's to sell packaged coffee
NEW YORK — McDonald’s plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets nationally by early next year, a move intended to help raise the profile of the coffee sold at its U.S. restaurants.

8/19/2014 6:50 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


8/19/2014 12:00 AM
2 arrests made in Philadelphia beating
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police have arrested two suspects and are searching for a third in the videotaped beating of a city park ranger trying to enforce a no-skateboarding rule.

8/18/2014 8:17 PM
4 killed in Bahamas plane crash
MIAMI — A small plane that had taken off from Florida crashed Monday in the Bahamas, killing all four people on board, officials said.