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  • Past ban on marrying blacks may mar tribe's future

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks. In January, the Interior Department...

  • Family reports Ohio State football player missing

    Associated Press
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio State football player reported missing after he uncharacteristically skipped two practices has a history of sports-related concussions, and his family worries he might have become disoriented, his sister said. Kosta Karageorge, a...

  • Doc rediscovers Bing Crosby's triumphs, tragedies

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An upcoming PBS documentary seeks to remind younger generations there was so much more to Bing Crosby than crooning "White Christmas" — from media master to philanthropist to difficult dad. "It's an unprecedented career in the history of show business," says Robert...

  • Man wearing Santa hat, beard robs bank in California

    Fox5sandiego.com
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SOLANA BEACH, Calif. — A gun-wielding man wearing a Santa cap and possibly phony whiskers robbed a North County bank Tuesday afternoon. The thief, who appeared to be in his early 50s, flashed a black pistol and demanded cash from a teller at the Chase Bank branch office in the 600...

  • 2 arrests after Southern California shoppers fight

    Associated Press
    Published: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    TUSTIN, Calif. — Two women have been arrested after an early morning Black Friday fight among shoppers at a Southern California store. Tustin police Sgt. Ryan Coe tells City News Service a disturbance was reported at a Kohl's department store around 1 a.m. Two female victims were...

  • Cops: Drunken driver dozes amid traffic on highway

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a drunken driver stopped his van and fell asleep at the wheel on a New York City highway in the middle of traffic. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say other cars were maneuvering around the van when an officer found it around 2 p.m....

  • List: Holiday hoaxes and scams

    News services
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    As we get into the holiday season, we're rushed and overwhelmed most of the time with everything we have to do. That makes it very easy to fall for an online hoax or scam, especially since many now show up on our friend's Facebook pages. But it turns out scammers are now sharing...

  • Pele says 'nothing serious' with him

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian great Pele says he is not seriously ill, easing fears Thursday that his health deteriorated even though a hospital said he was in intensive care and undergoing renal support treatment. The 74-year-old Pele used his official Twitter account to deny widespread...

  • Visitors crowd Vegas buffets for a day of feasting

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city's mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip. For many, turkey wasn't even at the top of their list. Crab legs were king. That was the case for Josh Wells of Oklahoma...

  • Full holiday menu for Obamas, plus 6 pies

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday's basics. He also continued a tradition of telephoning members of the armed forces to thank them for their service. Obama called members from...

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