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2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself

2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself

NEW YORK — The warning came just moments too late: A man who had shot his ex-girlfriend a few hours earlier had traveled to New York City and vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner. Just minutes before a wanted poster for Ism...

Bound and punished

Sitting in the restraint at the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center, the girl could barely move. Her hands were cuffed b...

Whistleblowers say fear of reprisal thwarts proper care for ...

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- At any hospital, patient safety and quality of care depend on the willingness of medical workers to identify...
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Debate over field checks isn't cut-and-dried

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A foot in door -- literarily speaking

Some fans of Ernest Hemingway said they hope the new policy on Cuba announced Wednesday will mean a chance for more people to visit the Nobel Prize-winning author's most well-known home.

Gun-maker gets shot to upgrade a classic

BERRYVILLE -- Custom gun-maker Wilson Combat is teaming up with Beretta USA to produce an upgraded version of an iconic military handgun.

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In a surprise preview of her new album, Madonna released six songs Saturday on iTunes and various streaming services. The songs were released Saturday because several in-progress demos were leaked earlier in the week, publicist Liz Rosenberg said. Madonna said in a statement that she had wanted to wait until a different holiday season.

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A foot in door -- literarily speaking

Some fans of Ernest Hemingway said they hope the new policy on Cuba announced Wednesday will mean a chance for more people to visit the Nobel Prize-winning author's most well-known home.

Ignition, air-bag flaws push vehicle recalls to 60 million

U.S. automobile recalls surpassed the 60 million mark for the first time in a single year, largely because of the rush to prevent more deaths from defective General Motors Co. ignition switches and Takata Corp. air bags.

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U.S. petitions China to help slap N. Korea

President Barack Obama's administration has sought China's help in recent days in blocking North Korea's ability to launch cyberattacks, the first steps toward the "proportional response" that Obama promised to make the North pay for the assault on Sony Pictures.

On a day like this ...

It happens now and then. After tomorrow's paper is put to bed, and I'm making my way across the street to find my car in the now almost empty parking lot, I spot the dark, shambling figure out of the corner of my eye--and go on alert.

Top teams, UA women on display

If Arkansas fans want to cheer for the Razorbacks and root against Texas, they don’t have to wait for the Texas Bowl on Dec. 29 in Houston.

N. Korea threatens strikes on US amid hacking claims

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Barack Obama is "recklessly" spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures, North Korea says, as it warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole U.S. mainland, that cesspool of terrorism."

Neighbor talks about shooting before NYPD killings

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The ex-girlfriend of the man who ambushed two NYPD officers screamed for help after she was shot and said: "I can't die like this, please please help me," according to a neighbor who said she saw the woman and called 911.

N. Korea threatens strikes on US amid hacking claims

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Barack Obama is "recklessly" spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures, North Korea says, as it warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole U.S. mainland, that cesspool of terrorism."

US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company.

US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company.

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