Pentagon chief Hagel stepping down under pressure
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from outside about the administration's Middle East crisis management.
Attorney: Ferguson grand jury has reached decision
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a spokesman for St. Louis County's top prosecutor said Monday.
Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer in August — a death that stirred weeks of violent unrest in the St. Louis suburb.
Timeline of events after death of Michael Brown
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Iran nuclear talks stumble, extended until July
VIENNA (AP) — A yearlong effort to seal a nuclear deal with Iran fizzled Monday, leaving the U.S. and its allies little choice but to declare a seven-month extension in hopes that a new deadline will be enough to achieve what a decade of negotiations have failed to do — limit Tehran's ability to mae a nuclear weapon.
Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.
GOP wisdom shifts on immigration
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.
Storm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations.
Kerouac letter discovery shows poet didn't toss it
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a letter credited with inspiring Jack Kerouac to create a new literary genre suddenly surfaced, no one was happier than an 86-year-old poet and playwright from New Jersey.
Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.
A humorous slant on the top news of the day, Jon Stewart reports on the foibles and fumbles of the real world watch