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  • For some, location of Brown's hands irrelevant

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The word spread within minutes of Michael Brown's death — a young black man with his hands raised in surrender had just been shot by a white cop. Soon, "Hands Up. Don't Shoot!" became a rallying cry for protesters in the streets of this St. Louis suburb and a...

  • Creed frontman Scott Stapp says he's broke

    Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Creed frontman Scott Stapp says he's broke. The 41-year-old lead singer of the Grammy-winning band said in a rambling 15-minute-long video posted on his Facebook page Wednesday that he's living in a hotel. "Right now, I'm living in a Holiday Inn, by the grace of...

  • US cathedral may become museum to the slave trade

    Yesterday

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A plan to open what would be the nation's only museum centered on the trans-Atlantic slave trade would focus on the Episcopal Church's role in its history and the sometimes-buried legacy of slavery in northern states like Rhode Island. The museum at the...

  • Former Bills star Talley suffers from depression

    Yesterday

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former Buffalo Bills star linebacker Darryl Talley tells The Buffalo News he is suffering from depression and has contemplated suicide in what he considers to be side-effects from his hard-hitting playing days. The 54-year-old Talley says in an interview published...

  • Family: Boy's fatal shooting could have been avoided

    Yesterday

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said surveillance video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive. The video made public on Wednesday shows Tamir Rice being shot...

  • Cosby testimony describes accuser's spiked story

    Yesterday

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser's story. Excerpts released Wednesday of...

  • Holiday travelers greeted by cheap gas, storms

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Some holiday travelers are giving thanks for the cheapest gas prices in years. But that's cold comfort to those beating a path through stormy weather, including a nor'easter affecting a wide swath of the East Coast. Alas, the yearly Thanksgiving trek, be it across the country or...

  • Thanksgiving Eve: Very busy, but not busiest

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is often called the nation's busiest travel day of the year, and it surely feels that way sometimes. But it's probably not entirely true. A U.S. Transportation Department study based on 2001 figures found that when cars are taken into account — along...

  • Ferguson violence broke the mold in 3 ways — one of which is just unfolding now

    By Marc Fisher and Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post
    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Even as the president, live from the White House, said “there is inevitably going to be some negative reaction, and it will make for good TV,” the news channels split their screens to show police shooting tear-gas canisters at protesters in Ferguson, Mo. — a presidential appeal for...

  • Garth Brooks cites Ferguson for cancellation

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    NEW YORK — Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC's "Tonight" show because he said it "seemed distasteful" given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this summer....

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