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AP News Guide: Summit opens debate on ethics of gene editing
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Designer babies or an end to intractable illnesses: A revolutionary technology is letting scientists learn to rewrite the genetic code, aiming to alter DNA in ways that, among other things, could erase disease-causing genes.... 11/30/2015 9:40 PM

U of Chicago threat came amid tension over police shooting
CHICAGO (AP) -- The University of Chicago may have felt it had no choice but to take the extreme step of closing for an entire day after an online threat against whites on campus that authorities say was motived by the police shooting of a black teenager, security experts said.... 12/1/2015 7:20 AM

Latest: University of Chicago set to reopen after threat
CHICAGO (AP) -- The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and an online threat that prompted the University of Chicago to cancel classes for a day (all times local):... 12/1/2015 7:21 AM

Suspect in Planned Parenthood attack makes 1st appearance
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- The man accused in the shooting rampage at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic made his first court appearance Monday and learned that he will face first-degree murder charges in the deaths of three people killed in the standoff with police.... 12/1/2015 2:59 AM

A look at victims of Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- A gunman killed three people at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs, including a police officer and two people accompanying friends to the clinic Friday.... 12/1/2015 2:12 AM

Dad of missing boy held after human remains found in barn
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas bail bondsman was charged Monday with assaulting his wife and abusing his missing son, and a prosecutor said the case "escalated into a much larger investigation" when police found unidentified human remains in a barn on the man's property.... 12/1/2015 2:08 AM

Los Angeles deputy describes rescuing newborn buried alive
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Adam Collette knelt on the asphalt and heard the muffled cries of a baby who had been buried alive.... 11/30/2015 11:22 PM

Cyber Monday sales still on top, but losing some luster
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers traded bricks for clicks on Monday, flocking online to snap up "Cyber Monday" deals on everything from cashmere sweaters to Star Wars toys.... 12/1/2015 12:49 AM

Jury selection begins for officer charged in Gray's death
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Jury selection for the first police officer to go to trial in Freddie Gray' s death began Monday with a judge questioning potential jurors about their knowledge of the explosive case, which led to widespread protests and rioting and added fuel to the Black Lives Matter movement.... 11/30/2015 11:21 PM

Prosecutors charge 4 in shooting of Minneapolis protesters
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Four men were charged Monday in last week's shooting of demonstrators protesting the killing of a black man by Minneapolis police, while the city's mayor separately asked the protesters to end their weekslong encampment at a police precinct.... 11/30/2015 10:08 PM

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