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    Boy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio officer

    CLEVELAND (AP) — CLEVELAND (AP) -- A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator's call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings. The boy, identified ... Read More

    Ferguson protests continue with arrests

    Several dozen protesters led by members of the Lost Voices group marched Saturday night from the Michael Brown memorial on Canfield Drive to West Florissant Avenue. During the march, which began about 7 p.m., protesters briefly blocked traffic at West Florissant and Ferguson avenues before marching ... Read More

    Clinton won't pass Obama's 'smell' test

    HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama says voters want a "new car smell" in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be "a great president." But would Clinton pass that particular smell test? In a nationally televised interview broadcast Sunday, Obama seemed to suggest ... Read More

    Nation's First Crack Mayor Dead at 78

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78. Barry's family said in statement that he died shortly after midnight Sunday at the United Medica ... Read More

    Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers

    DENVER — That's not mistletoe. From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the holiday shopping dollar. Dispensaries in many states have been offering holiday specials for medical cus ... Read More

    2 New Black Panther members arrested in Ferguson firearms, bomb plot

    Two men have been arrested in Missouri after they allegedly purchased explosives to use in pipe bombs they intended to use in protests in Ferguson, said federal law enforcement authorities. St. Louis area residents Brandon Orlando Baldwin and Olajuwon Davis were arrested Friday after authorities sai ... Read More

    Eric Holder warns cops about 'needless confrontation'

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a decision by a Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury believed to be imminent, Attorney General Eric Holder is exhorting police across the nation to prepare appropriately for demonstrations and "minimize needless confrontation" with protesters. He also says in a video post by the Ju ... Read More

    Obama admin inflates number of Obamacare signups

    The Obama administration admitted to including dental plan subscribers in its health insurance enrollment figures, boosting the total 380,000 to more than 7 million. As of Oct. 15, the accurate figure is 6.7 million, a U.S. Health and Human Services spokesman confirmed Thursday. "The mistake we made ... Read More

    Sharpton denounces report about his unpaid taxes

    Al Sharpton adamantly denied allegations Wednesday that he and his company have $4.5 million in unpaid taxes. According to the New York Times, there is an unpaid federal tax lien of $4.5 million against Sharpton and his for-profit companies. As he rose from a modest background in New York, the civil ... Read More

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