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  • Today in History

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Today is Wednesday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2014. There are 35 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 26, 1864, English mathematician and writer Charles Dodgson presented a handwritten and illustrated manuscript, "Alice's Adventures Under Ground," to his...

  • No. 1 Kentucky routs Texas-Arlington 92-44

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari found much to like about the box score of yet another blowout win, taking particular satisfaction in his team's playing time. Just four minutes separated nine of the top-ranked Wildcats' 10 regulars. None played more than 21 minutes,...

  • Killings surge in Mexico state at tip of Baja

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The normally bucolic, vacationer-crowded Mexican state at the tip of the Baja California peninsula has become the scene of dozens of killings in a power struggle resulting from the arrest of international drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman last February. The...

  • Alaska Gov.-elect Walker names 4 to positions

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's incoming attorney general vows his first order of business will be reviewing both the status of the lawsuit that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage and a National Guard scandal that rocked the previous administration. Gov.-elect Bill...

  • Coast Guard looks for overdue Wash. crabber

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — Coast Guard crews are looking for a Bremerton, Washington, man reported overdue on a crab fishing voyage out of Anacortes. Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer says 48-year-old Dean Harvey was last seen Tuesday morning when he and his brother left Anacortes on...

  • Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St hold playoff places

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. TCU was fifth, Ohio State was sixth and Baylor seventh. The...

  • Police order protesters off Ferguson streets

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Officers have ordered protesters off Ferguson streets after what had been several hours of largely peaceful demonstrations. Protesters had gathered outside the Ferguson Police Department on Tuesday for a second night following a grand jury decision not to indict...

  • Cardenas leaves Mexico leftist party he founded

    Updated: 0 min ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, a pillar of leftist politics in Mexico and son of the revered president who nationalized the oil industry, resigned Tuesday from the political party he founded, citing disagreements with its leadership. The 80-year-old Cardenas, who made three...

  • Tough to make a case against police in shootings

    Updated: 1 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a policeman for the killing of Michael Brown illustrates the difficulty of bringing criminal charges against officers in fatal shootings and points to the likelihood of a similar outcome for a federal civil rights probe...

  • Window washer fights for life after 11-story fall

    Updated: 1 min ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 58-year-old window washer who fell 11 stories from a building onto a moving car is "fighting for his life" and opens his eyes when relatives speak to him, his family said Tuesday. The man's name and hometown have not been released. "We are amazed that he fell...

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