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  • Olympic champion Douglas back on national team

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman are back on the U.S. women's national gymnastics team, a major step as the two Olympic champions point toward a return to the 2016 Rio Games. The move means Douglas, the reigning Olympic all-around champion, and Raisman, a gold...

  • BC-GYM--National Team-Douglas & Raisman

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman are back on the U.S. women's national gymnastics team, a major step as the two Olympic champions point toward a return to the 2016 Rio Games. The move means Douglas, the reigning Olympic all-around champion, and Raisman, a gold...

  • Official: Afghan president orders military review

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Ashraf Ghani has ordered a top-to-bottom review of the operations of Afghanistan's defense forces, including discussing the resumption of controversial night raids banned by his predecessor. The move appears aimed at revamping the military for the...

  • Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of case

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for Michael Brown's family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed calls for peace following a night of violent protests in which several businesses burned to the...

  • No homicide charge against NY mom in girl's death

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors said Tuesday they can no longer support a homicide charge against a special-education teacher who had been accused of killing her severely disabled daughter by neglecting her. A new indictment unsealed at the Westchester County courthouse alleges...

  • Man freed after 39 years in prison offers thanks

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A man freed after nearly four decades in prison when a witness said he lied as a boy came to Cincinnati on Tuesday to thank the law project that worked to win his freedom. A beaming Ricky Jackson told members of the Ohio Innocence Project and others at the University...

  • Audit: Department overstated child care wait list

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — An audit has found that the state Department of Early Education and Care has overstated its child care waiting list by more than 21,000 entries. Auditor Suzanne Bump said her audit found that the department had maintained a waiting list for child care that contained...

  • Rough week for Fox in Nielsen ratings

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — If Fox launches a comeback over the next couple of years, the network may very well look upon the week before Thanksgiving 2014 as its low point. The struggling network finished fifth in prime-time viewership behind Spanish-language network Univision, which was boosted...

  • Wal-Mart's top merchant out as key holiday nears

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart's chief merchandising officer for its namesake U.S. division has left as the discounter makes leadership changes to perk up sales as the holiday shopping season revs up. According to a memo provided to the media, Duncan Mac Naughton decided to leave to "pursue...

  • Pall and DSW are big market movers

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Pall Corp., up $3.31 to $98 The supplier of filtration technology reported better-than-expected quarterly results and reaffirmed its outlook....

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