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Ferguson experiences 3rd straight night of unrest

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson as tensions mount amid specul... Full Story

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  • Ferguson experiences 3rd straight night of unrest
    Ferguson experiences 3rd straight night of unrest

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson as tensions mount amid speculation that a grand jury could decide soon whether to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown.

  • Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration
    Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to squelch talk of a governmentshutdown or even impeachment.

  • Most of Thruway open after massive NY snowfall
    Most of Thruway open after massive NY snowfall

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Drivers are now free to exit the New York State Thruway in the areas pummeled earlier this week by up to 7 feet of snow.

  • Winners and losers under Obama's immigration plan
    Winners and losers under Obama's immigration plan

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Barack Obama unveiled one of the most sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system in decades, shielding millions from deportation.

  • Window washer falls onto car in San Francisco
    Window washer falls onto car in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A worker who fell 11 stories from a San Francisco building onto a moving car, crushing its roof and sending shattered glass flying into the street survived but was in critical condition.

  • Family of NYC man killed by police seeks answers
    Family of NYC man killed by police seeks answers

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials joined stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a public housing stairwell to press for a full investigation and changes to police training and procedures.

  • City: Quarter-toting 'Robin Hooders' must back off
    City: Quarter-toting 'Robin Hooders' must back off

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  • Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon
    Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's nearly as certain as Oregon's rainy season. When there's an election, voters in the state respond with an enthusiasm that's rare in most other places in America.

  • Report questions role of wealth in Lanza's care
    Report questions role of wealth in Lanza's care

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems in the years before he committed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

  • Locavore movement takes to deer hunting across US
    Locavore movement takes to deer hunting across US

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group of hunters — people who demand locally produced food, but don't know the first thing about bagging a deer.

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