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Calm prevails in Ferguson after shooting of police officers

Posted 3/13/2015 in National

Protesters called for calm but vowed to keep pushing for change in Ferguson a day after the shooting of two officers in front of the city's police department heightened tensions in the St. Louis suburb.

 

 

Fog delays recovery in military helicopter crash

Posted 3/13/2015 in National

Grieving families and comrades of 11 soldiers and Marines whose Black Hawk helicopter slammed into the water during a training exercise can only wait until the dense fog clears and rough seas calm enough for their bodies to be recovered from the wreckage, which settled in just 25 feet of water.

 

 

Fake IRS agents target more than 366k in scam

Posted 3/13/2015 in National

Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail in the largest scam of its kind in the history of the agency, a federal investigator said Thursday.

 

 

'Violent sleepwalking' defense works for boy's strangler

Posted 3/13/2015 in National

The "violent sleepwalking" defense worked for a man who strangled his 4-year-old and tried to kill his other two children.

 

 

IS group accepts Boko Haram pledge of allegiance

Posted 3/13/2015 in National

Islamic State militants have accepted a pledge of allegiance by the Nigerian-grown Boko Haram extremist group, according to a spokesman for the Islamic State movement.

 

 

Univision host fired for Michelle Obama comment

Posted 3/13/2015 in National

Talk show host Rodner Figueroa was fired from Univision after saying that Michelle Obama looks like someone from the cast of "Planet of the Apes."

 

2 officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station

Posted 3/12/2015 in National

Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court.

Clinton emails breathe new life into Benghazi panel

Posted 3/12/2015 in National

The photo that became an Internet meme -- Hillary Rodham Clinton, wearing sunglasses, staring at her BlackBerry -- troubles Republicans on the House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, for what they say is an incomprehensible omission.

 

Fraternity in racist video has roots in antebellum South

Posted 3/12/2015 in National

Sigma Alpha Epsilon was born a few years before the Civil War in the antebellum South, the creation of a small group that set out to forge bonds among young men that would "hold them together for all time."

 

Bomb-sniffing elephants? Not so nutty, Army says

Posted 3/12/2015 in National

Armed with a sharp sense of smell, dogs have a long history of detecting explosives for their human handlers.

 

Tetanus shot may aid treatment of brain cancer

Posted 3/12/2015 in National

Can a tetanus shot help treat brain cancer?

 

US military hopes to learn from victim of chimpanzee attack

Posted 3/11/2015 in National

Charla Nash never served in the military. She was horribly disfigured, not in combat, but in a 2009 attack by a rampaging chimpanzee.

As race for UN chief begins, new campaigns demand a woman

Posted 3/11/2015 in National

At a private working lunch for the five most powerful members of the United Nations Security Council, the conversation turned to the question of the next U.N. secretary-general.

Clinton trying to put emails to rest -- and prep for '16

Posted 3/11/2015 in National

Trying to get the rollout of her presidential campaign back on track, Hillary Rodham Clinton says she should have used a government email address while working as the nation's top diplomat.

 

New low in relations between Obama, congressional GOP

Posted 3/11/2015 in National

Relations between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans have hit a new low.

 

 

Federal health insurance aid in doubt for nearly 8 million

Posted 3/11/2015 in National

Nearly 8 million people could lose up to $24 billion a year in health insurance subsidies in a Supreme Court case threatening President Barack Obama's law, according to a government report released Tuesday.

 

 

Secret Service testing drones, how to disrupt their flying

Posted 3/11/2015 in National

The Secret Service is conducting middle-of-the-night drone flights near the White House in secret tests to devise a defense against the unmanned aircraft, The Associated Press has learned.

 

 

Obama calls for more rights for student borrowers

Posted 3/11/2015 in National

Issuing a clarion call to Americans saddled by student debt, President Barack Obama urged student borrowers Tuesday to stand up for their rights, and announced a medley of modest steps to bring some order to a notoriously chaotic system.

 

 

Trailer with tons of mozzarella stolen from truck stop

Posted 3/11/2015 in National

Hold the cheese. Thieves made off with a refrigerated tractor-trailer filled with $85,000 worth of shredded mozzarella cheese bound for a Hungry Howies Pizza distribution center in central Florida.

 

 

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