Under pressure, Hagel steps as Pentagon chief
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular team of national security advisers.
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 he be indicted in the death of Michael Brown.
Iran nuclear talks to be extended until July
VIENNA (AP) — Facing still significant differences between the U.S. and Iran, negotiators gave up on last-minute efforts to get a nuclear deal by the Monday deadline and extended their talks for another seven months.
Israeli police say Arab stabs Jew in Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say an Arab assailant has stabbed a Jewish man in Jerusalem.
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.
Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say an officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy who had what turned out to be a replica gun.
Buffalo area preps for melt, possible evacuations
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — People in storm-socked areas around Buffalo began returning to work on Monday as fast-melting mounds of snow fed into creeks that were starting to swell.
Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain
SYDNEY (AP) — A 30-year-old Australian has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.
Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.
'Today' looks to rebound from tough week
NEW YORK (AP) — It's rarely a good sign when morning television hosts are painfully bantering about whether they are keeping their jobs.
A humorous slant on the top news of the day, Jon Stewart reports on the foibles and fumbles of the real world watch