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Friendly crowd gathers in St. Louis to support police

ST. LOUIS -- About 170 people, many holding signs and chanting slogans, jammed the sidewalk across Olive Street from police headquarters Thursday afternoon before a skirmish line of officers crossed the wide boulevard and surged into the crowd. Every ...

Bodies found in Indonesian waters where plane disappeared

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Bloated bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters Tuesday painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people aboard and took more than two days to find, despi ...

Search for missing AirAsia plane, believed to be at 'the bottom of the sea,' resumes

JAKARTA, (UPI) -- As the search for a missing AirAsia passenger jet continued Monday, a day after it disappeared, authorities acknowledged the plane is likely at "the bottom of the sea." AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ-8501 from Surabaya lost contact wit ...

NYC Pushes for Settlement in Garner Death

NEW YORK (AP) -- The city said Wednesday that it is trying to negotiate a settlement with Eric Garner's family as scores of defense attorneys protested the criminal justice system's handling of police killings of unarmed black men by participating in ...

New Info in Cleveland Police Shooting Clarifies Some Issues

CLEVELAND (AP) — A dispatcher didn't tell officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy last month that the gun might not be real or that the person might be a child, a Cleveland police union official said Friday. Cleveland Police Patr ...

Sony in hot water over leaked Obama jokes

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Oscar-winning producer Scott Rudin apologized Thursday for calling Angelina Jolie a "spoiled brat" and making racially offensive jokes about President Obama's presumed taste in movies. The comments were made in a series of leaked ...

1 in 5 Americans in debt think they'll die in debt

Eighteen percent of Americans already in debt believe they'll continue to be in debt until the day they die, a survey by CreditCards.com indicated. That's double the number of people who held the same opinion in a survey conducted by the company in M ...

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 ...

US woman wears colander for driver's license photo

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman says she encountered only brief resistance when she recently had her driver's license photo taken while wearing a colander on her head as a religious statement. Asia Lemmon, whose legal name appears on her driver's ...

90-year-old man, two pastors cited for feeding homeless in Florida

Police in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., cited three people, including a 90-year-old man, for feeding homeless people in a park, the first such charges under a new city ordinance. A law went into effect in the city Friday limiting outdoor public feeding area ...


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