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Planned Parenthood shooting: 3 killed

Two civilians and a police officer were killed after a gunman opened fire at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic in a nearly six-hour standoff Friday.

Police captured the suspected gunman, but they're still working to pinpoint his motive -- and make ...

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21 reported killed in Nigeria suicide attack

At least 21 people were killed and dozens more were injured Friday in a suicide attack targeting a symbolic Shiite Muslim march passing through a village in northern Nigeria's Kano state, according to an organizer.

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Protesters disrupt Chicago on Black Friday

Protesters marched on Chicago's luxury corridor during a major shopping holiday Friday and demanded the resignations of the city's top leaders, alleging a yearlong cover-up of a police video depicting an officer's killing of teenager Laquan McDonald.

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White House fence jumper sent for psychiatric examination

The man arrested for jumping the White House fence Thanksgiving Day made his first court appearance Friday, after which he was sent for psychiatric evaluation.

Lindsey Vonn: 'I still love Tiger Woods'

American skiing's golden girl was once part of sport's ultimate power couple, and Lindsey Vonn looks back warmly on her relationship with golf superstar Tiger Woods.

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Murdoch tweets that LA Times about to be bought

Newspaper owner and noted Twitter user Rupert Murdoch is hearing that the Los Angeles Times newspaper is about to change hands.

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Arrest in killing of Tyshawn Lee

Four weeks after alleged gang members lured 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee into an alley and killed him -- a slaying that some in violence-riddled Chicago called a new low -- the city's police superintendent announced the arrest of one man and vowed to "obli...

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Reports: Anne Hathaway is pregnant

Actress Anne Hathaway is expecting her first child with husband Adam Shulman, multiple sources are reporting.

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Volkswagen is giving workers a very long holiday

Volkswagen is giving its German workers nearly a month off over Christmas and the New Year in the wake of an emissions scandal that has hurt sales and staff morale.

A spokesman for the automaker confirmed that production at all Volkswagen's plants in ...


Turkish PM to Russia: Let's work against ISIS

As scary as the shooting down of a Russian warplane was -- especially by Turkey, a NATO member -- signs emerged Friday that some leaders involved are working to ease tensions between the two countries.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, often cha...

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Gunman engages in 6-hour standoff at Colo. Planned Parenthood

Police evacuated a Planned Parenthood building in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where a gunman fired at officers. Here are images and info from the incident.

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Notable deaths of 2015

Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.

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Thanksgiving Day fast facts

Here's some background information about Thanksgiving Day, celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. In 2015, Thanksgiving is Nov. 26th.

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Top 10 fastest-selling albums

Adele's "25" has topped the 15-year-old single-week sales record set by *NSYNC's "No Strings Attached," selling more than 2.5 million copies since its Friday release. Check out the rest of the top 10 fastest-selling albums in America.

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2015 Thanksgiving, Black Friday hours for major retailers

Black Friday is nearly here, although it will once again be more like "Black Thanksgiving" this year given store hours. Check out the store hours announced for 2015 by major retailers.

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Paris terror attacks: What we know

The Paris attacks that killed at least 129 people continued to prompt raids and arrests in Europe and airstrikes in Syria.

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Recent controversial police encounters

Here is a timeline of recent controversial incidents involving law enforcement officials and civilians.


Notable food recalls

Health investigators say a handful of cases of E. coli have been linked back to chicken salad sold at Costco. Here are some other recent food recalls.

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Jamar Clark unrest: What to know

Minneapolis man Jamar Clark, 24, was shot by police and died of gunshot wounds to the head Nov. 16, 2015. Here's what to know about the controversial shooting.

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Clock boy: What to know

The family of Ahmed Mohamed (aka "clock boy"), who made national headlines when he was detained and placed in handcuffs for bringing a homemade clock to school, is now threatening to sue the city of Irving, Texas. Here's the latest.


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Protesters disrupt Chicago's Mag Mile on Black Friday

Protesters disrupt Chicago's shopping corridor and ask feds to probe LaQuan McDonald killing

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Is Black Friday losing its luster?

If Black Friday is said to be losing its luster, what does that mean for the way Americans will shop & spend this holiday?

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Black Friday shopping is underway

Black Friday shopping, which has become a holiday tradition for customers to get the best deals and for retailers to move products, can go smoothly or it can be pretty brutal.

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Ugandans want pope to toughen stance on gays

Some Ugandans are criticizing Pope Francis' efforts to reach out to homosexual Catholics. The pope will arrive in Uganda on Friday.

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Black Friday gets blowback in Europe

Black Friday is not just an American event any more. It's spreading to Europe as well. But some in Britain believe the shopping bonanza may not be a good idea.

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Korean teen sings ‘Hello,’ becomes YouTube sensation

South Korea’s newest YouTube sensation Lydia Lee is shocked by her own success. The 18-year-old music student’s cover of Adele’s ‘Hello’ has gotten 14 million views in just three weeks.

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Man arrested after jumping White House fence

Charges are pending after a man jumped over a White House fence Thursday afternoon. It happened as the president and the first family was inside the white house.

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5-star Thanksgiving meal

Soldiers serving in and around Prince George County, Virginia got a Thanksgiving treat. Not only did they get the full feast, it was served by their commanders.