• Ferguson officer placed on unpaid leave after calling Michael Brown memorial 'a pile of trash'

    The spokesman for the Ferguson, Mo., police department has been placed on unpaid leave after calling the makeshift memorial to slain teenager Michael Brown a "pile of trash in the middle of the street."

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  • Key developments in disappearance of AirAsia jet

    An AirAsia jet with 162 people on board disappeared Sunday morning while flying from western Indonesia to Singapore on a scheduled two-hour flight. Here's a look at the key developments:

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  • Obama warns GOP he plans to use veto pen in 2015

    HONOLULU (AP) — Warning from President Barack Obama to congressional Republicans: I have a veto pen and, come January, I won't be afraid to use it.

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  • Is Andrew Johnson the worst president in American history?

    Today marks the birthday of perhaps the most-maligned president in American history. But was Andrew Johnson really that bad, or just the target of some second-guessing historians?

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  • Five die in Kansas City after car hit by truck

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - Police on Sunday were investigating an accident that killed five people, including three toddlers, when their car stopped on a Kansas City freeway and was struck from behind by a semi-truck. Two women and three children under the age of 3 died in the Saturday wreck on…

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  • Auschwitz anniversary a reminder of the danger of staying silent

    By Christian Lowe WARSAW (Reuters) - Next month's 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp is a reminder, at a time when anti-Semitism is on the rise again, of what happens when the world stays silent about persecution, the president of the World Jewish Congress said. Ronald…

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  • 5 dead in apartment building fire near San Antonio

    CASTLE HILLS, Texas (AP) — Five people died Sunday after a fire broke out at a senior-living apartment building in the San Antonio suburb of Castle Hills, authorities said.

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  • Taliban claim NATO 'defeat' in 13-year Afghan war

    The Taliban responded scornfully Monday to the formal end of NATO's war in Afghanistan, describing the US-led mission as a "fire of barbarism and cruelty" that had drowned the country "in a pool of blood".

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    Man in I-40 crash dies

    Aspiring nursed critically hurt after two vehicles slammed into his car

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  • Woman plans guilty plea in triple Texas murders, prosecutor says

    By Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - A woman charged with helping her husband kill a Texas district attorney, his wife and an assistant district attorney has reached a tentative agreement to plead guilty to murder, the special prosecutor in the case said on Sunday. Kim Williams is charged with three counts…

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  • Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident

    The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here's a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest missing flight, which went missing with 162 people aboard less than an hour after taking…

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  • Authorities investigating after 4 found dead in Texas home

    CROWLEY, Texas (AP) — Officers responding to a report of a suicide attempt found four people dead inside a North Texas home Sunday afternoon, police said.

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  • Take advantage of these free online Office resources

    In celebration of the holiday season, Susan Harkins shares her favorite free Office resources.

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  • AirAsia: Search Area for Missing Jet to Expand

    The search for the missing AirAsia jetliner that disappeared Sunday morning over the Java Sea has been suspended for the day, with no significant breakthroughs reported.

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  • Three Iranian Revolutionary Guards killed near Pakistan border

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Three members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), sent to reinforce border police, were killed in an attack in the southeast of Iran near Pakistan, according to Iranian media reports on Monday. Armed "bandits" killed the IRGC members late on Sunday near the city…

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    Greece ferry fire (20 photos)

    A fire erupted on a ferry carrying 478 people from Greece to Italy on Sunday, leaving one person dead and trapping hundreds on top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered evacuation. The Italian Navy said that the victim and an injured person were transported by helicopter to the…

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  • One perfect tree, coming up!

    Old Navy’s Tumblr is ringing in the holiday season in a big way. Check it out now!

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  • Tensions with New York City police go beyond racial issues: commissioner

    By Frank McGurty NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tensions between New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and the police are rooted in issues that go beyond racial relations, the police commissioner said on Sunday, a day after the funeral of one of two officers slain a week ago as they sat in their patrol car. The…

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  • Another Malaysia-linked plane disappearance spooks air travelers

    By Al-Zaquan Amer Hamzah and Rujun Shen KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - What appears to be a third air disaster involving a Malaysian carrier in less than a year has further dented confidence in the country's aviation industry and spooked air travelers across the region. A plane belonging to…

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