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  • American among hostages targeted in Yemen raid

    Updated: 24 min ago

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.S operation forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages in a remote corner of Yemen, but a Yemeni official said Wednesday that it did not liberate five others, including an American journalist and a Briton who were moved elsewhere by their...

  • In Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedy

    Updated: 24 min ago

    Michael Brown spent part of his last morning chatting with some workmen about Jesus. Police officer Darren Wilson got a call to help a feverish child. Dorian Johnson got up at 7 a.m. with the intention of getting breakfast for his girlfriend. It was a mundane start to a Saturday, but...

  • 2 FBI agents, police officer shot; suspect dead

    Updated: 24 min ago

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who fatally shot his mother and wounded a suburban St. Louis police officer and two FBI agents is dead, authorities said Wednesday. University City Police Det. Sgt. Fredrick Lemons said Major Washington, 33, died early Wednesday after police were...

  • Snyder: Despite difference, 'all Michiganders'

    Updated: 26 min ago

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder is back in Michigan in time for Thanksgiving after a weeklong trade mission to China. He says Thanksgiving is a holiday that unites state residents from a wide variety of backgrounds. In a statement, Snyder says "Michigan is a big home for 10...

  • Traffic, police patrols expected to be higher

    Updated: 26 min ago

    VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Higher traffic volumes and a heavier police presence are expected on Michigan roadways during the Thanksgiving holiday period. About 1.5 million state residents are projected to travel at least 50 miles between Wednesday and Sunday — a 4 percent...

  • Christie tells what goes into his mashed potatoes

    Updated: 26 min ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has long boasted about his mashed potatoes, which he'll be whipping up Thursday for his family's Thanksgiving feast. Christie volunteered Wednesday at a soup kitchen in Newark. He says, "I don't have a lot of skills in cooking, but...

  • Nielsen: Plenty of holiday programming last year

    Updated: 27 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — If it's anything like last year, television viewers won't have to look very hard for holiday-themed programming this season. The Nielsen company said on Wednesday that some 875 hours of such shows were on broadcast and cable networks in late 2013. That includes both...

  • Gordon says he felt alienated during suspension

    Updated: 37 min ago

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As his teammates and coaches went about their season, Josh Gordon felt like an outsider. He was exiled on his own team. Unable to practice or play during his 10-game NFL suspension, the star wide receiver was so isolated that he said it felt as if he had contracted...

  • In Vikings vs. Panthers, Munnerlyn will be 'edgy'

    Updated: 37 min ago

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Captain Munnerlyn flashed his wide smile when the subject of Carolina predictably came up. The Minnesota cornerback will play against his former team this Sunday, a rite that any NFL player who switches sides through free agency would be eager for. There can...

  • Nevada rules for immigrant benefits are gray area

    Updated: 38 min ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Immigrants covered by President Barack Obama's recent executive order will not qualify for certain federal benefits, including welfare and food stamps, according to the White House. But states have wide latitude to make their own rules on other benefits, including...

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