• Cop at center of Ferguson case to leave force

    The Missouri police officer who killed an unarmed black teen sparking months of protests in the city of Ferguson will never return to policing, his lawyer said. Darren Wilson is currently in discussions with the Ferguson, Missouri police department on the terms and conditions of his departure,…

    AFP
  • Black lawmakers against recognition of Va. tribe

    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.

    Associated Press
  • Hiker took cell phone photos of bear before fatal New Jersey mauling

    (Reuters) - A hiker who was mauled to death by a black bear in September took photos of the lumbering animal just before the fatal attack in a heavily wooded area of northern New Jersey, police said Wednesday. Authorities in West Milford have released the photos taken from the cell phone of Darsh…

    Reuters
  • North Korea's 'princess' moves closer to center of power

    By James Pearson and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - In her slim-fitting trouser suits and black-heeled shoes, Kim Yo Jong cuts a contrasting figure to her pudgy older brother, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. On Thursday, state media said the younger Kim, 27, had taken a senior position in the…

    Reuters
  • Russian doctor rebellion causes headache for Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) — Dr. Semyon Galperin spent a decade in medical research in Russia and as much time in the United States, working at top hospitals and research companies. Despite his expertise, Galperin was recently given a stark ultimatum from the Moscow hospital where he works: Leave or stay on as a…

    Associated Press
  • Celebrities call for 'Black Friday' boycott

    US celebrities called for a boycott to take place Friday -- one of the busiest US shopping days -- to protest a grand jury's decision not to prosecute a police officer who fatally shot a black teen. A number of well-known figures, among them hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, have signed onto the…

    AFP
  • Search on for Missing Ohio State Football Player

    An Ohio State football player hasn't been seen since going out for a walk late Wednesday night and his family and friends are concerned that something may be wrong.

    ABC News
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    Death in the streets of Chicago: Where's the outrage?

    Pastor Corey Brooks with the New Beginnings Church weighs in

    FOX News Videos
  • Italian man seriously wounded at West Bank protest

    JERUSALEM (AP) — An Italian man marching in support of Palestinians in the northern West Bank on Friday was shot and seriously wounded by Israeli forces, a Palestinian hospital official said.

    Associated Press
  • Police kill man after suspected political attack in Texas capital

    By Jim Forsyth and Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Police in Austin shot and killed a man who opened fire on a U.S. federal courthouse, Mexican consulate and police headquarters in the Texas capital on Friday in an attack that appears to be politically motivated. The suspect, who has not…

    Reuters
  • The Number of Charter Schools Suspending Kids Is Totally Out of Control

    Created as a creative and more rigorous alternative, charter schools tend to outpace traditional public schools in most areas, including standardized assessment tests. Yet charter schools also lead their traditional counterparts in a more disturbing trend: the number of students who are suspended…

    Takepart.com
  • Russian warships wait out storm in English Channel

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian warships have entered the English Channel to wait out a storm following a week of maneuvers in the North Sea, the latest in a string of Russian military exercises this year.

    Associated Press
  • Nepal set for mass animal slaughter despite protests

    Hindu temple officials herded thousands of animals into pens in a remote corner of Nepal in final preparations for a mass slaughter Friday, defying a growing chorus of protests.

    AFP
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    Mom Pulls Off Epic Thanksgiving Prank

    One mom fooled her daughter by putting chicken in place of stuffing inside of their Thanksgiving turkey.

    ABC News Videos
  • Vladimir Putin's Tiger Causes Mayhem in China

    Russia and China have had a rocky relationship over the years, enduring their fair share of border disputes, wars, and diplomatic splits. The relationship has improved greatly in recent years, but can it survive a murderous, border-violating tiger?

    The Atlantic
  • New York Boys Recovering After 8 Hours Trapped in Snowbank

    Two New York boys are recovering after they were inadvertently trapped for about eight hours in a snow bank when a plow operator pushed snow over them.

    ABC News
  • INSIDE KOBANI: Devastation mixed with optimism

    KOBANI, Syria (AP) — Blocks of low-rise buildings with hollow facades, shattered concrete, streets strewn with rubble and overturned, crumpled remains of cars and trucks. Such is the landscape in Kobani, where the sounds of rifle and mortar fire resonate all day long in fighting between Islamic…

    Associated Press