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Dog missing for over a year found in storm drain

posted: 11/28/2015 1:33 p.m. Discuss

BETHESDA, Md. — Officials in Maryland say a 30-pound dog rescued from a storm drain had been missing for over a year.

Officer killed in Colorado attack was co-pastor, figure skater

posted: 11/28/2015 1:14 p.m. Comment 1

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Faith led Garrett Swasey to a career in public service and pastoral care, and duty led him to a Planned Parenthood clinic where was gunned down in a standoff.

Kangaroo found hopping on road is returned to owners

posted: 11/28/2015 11:27 a.m. Discuss

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio — The owners of a kangaroo found hopping down a northeast Ohio street say they can't figure out how it got away from its home at a retreat for rescued animals.

Ben Carson tours refugee camp, says Mideast should absorb Syrians

posted: 11/28/2015 10:57 a.m. Discuss

AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Saturday, after visiting a camp for Syrian refugees, that the displaced should be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries, with the international community sending aid and "encouragement" to the host nations.

Suspect in Colorado Planned Parenthood attack called loner who left few clues

updated: 11/28/2015 12:45 p.m. Comments 3

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A loner from North Carolina who liked to spend time in his mountain cabin and avoided eye contact with neighbors was in custody Saturday after police said he opened fire at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic and killed three people.

Colorado clinic rampage leaves 3 dead, 9 hurt

posted: 11/28/2015 4:02 a.m. Comments 6

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- A gunman was arrested hours after opening fire at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic Friday and killing three people, wounding nine others and engaging in gunbattles with police inside the building, officials said.

Online sales roar in, but stores still in the race

posted: 11/28/2015 3:51 a.m. Discuss

Across the United States, millions of Americans spent Black Friday racing through stores in the traditional Christmas-shopping sales frenzy, while others lamented that the thrill is gone, and still others took laid-back approaches to the whole affair.

Crop insurance aid reflects budget reality

updated: 11/28/2015 3:37 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- In April, Republicans in control of Congress celebrated their agreement on a plan to save $5 trillion and balance the budget in a decade.

Paris attacks reheat U.S. security debate

updated: 11/28/2015 3:31 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- The attacks in Paris have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11, 2001, domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill.

Redone park opens at Gateway Arch

posted: 11/28/2015 3:30 a.m. Discuss

ST. LOUIS — The $380 million Gateway Arch grounds overhaul in St. Louis has opened its first renovated park.

Chicago protesters block store entrances

updated: 11/28/2015 3:30 a.m. Comments 2

CHICAGO -- Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances and shut down four lanes of traffic in Chicago's ritziest shopping district on Black Friday to draw attention to the 2014 police killing of a black teenager who was shot 16 times by a white officer.

The nation in brief

updated: 11/28/2015 3:10 a.m. Discuss

Gang war blamedin death of boy, 9

Woman pleads for tribe to recognize gay marriage

posted: 11/28/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

The Supreme Court in the summer ruled no state could keep same-sex couples from marrying -- but there are still some places in the United States that can ignore that decision.

Former luncheonette owner chooses to die in her restaurant

posted: 11/27/2015 11:51 a.m. Discuss

HOPEWELL, N.J. — A 78-year-old woman who spent more than three decades running a New Jersey luncheonette decided she wanted to spend her final days in the now-shuttered diner.

Where's the beef? Trucker steals 40,000 pounds of meat

posted: 11/27/2015 11:34 a.m. Discuss

LOGANTON, Pa. — Where's the beef? That's what authorities would like to know after someone stole 40,000 pounds of it from a meat plant in central Pennsylvania.




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