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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 ...

Sister: US Ebola patient did notify hospital he was from Liberia on first visit

DALLAS (AP) -- The sister of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States says he told relatives he notified officials the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting from Liberia. Mai Wureh says her brother, Thomas Eric Duncan, ...

Ebola case stokes concerns about Liberians in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus. ...

Ebola in Dallas

[caption id="attachment_33136" align="alignright" width="300"] Sky News (File Photo)[/caption]DALLAS (AP) — Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to D ...


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