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Retailers work to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday

November 25, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers worked hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals meant to counter the ease of shopping by phone on Amazon. more »»

 
 
 
Man charged with killing Texas trooper who had stopped him

November 25, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — The suspect in the shooting death of a state trooper during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in East Texas was charged Friday with capital murder of a law enforcement officer. more »»

"Die Hard" for jihadists? IS recruits with heroic tales

November 25, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond the slick, Hollywood-style cinematics, the Islamic State is targeting Western recruits with videos suggesting they, too, can be heroes like Bruce Willis' character in "Di... more »»

Even in the Amazon era, Black Friday shows stores are alive

November 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers worked hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals meant to counter the ease of shopping by phone on Amazon. more »»

Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, Abbott

November 24, 2017

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A woman accused of mailing potentially deadly homemade bombs to then-President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. more »»

"Die Hard" for jihadists? IS recruits with heroic tales

November 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond the slick, Hollywood-style cinematics, the Islamic State is targeting Western recruits with videos suggesting they, too, can be heroes like Bruce Willis' character in "Di... more »»

Sheriff Arpaio pursued case to hurt Sen. Flake, lawsuit says

November 24, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal lawsuit set to go to trial next month marks the latest legal action brought against former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio over allegations that he pursued a trumped-up... more »»

Miami's iconic offshore Stiltsville survived Hurricane Irma

November 24, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Stiltsville, a stubborn relic of Miami's less-glitzy past as a sun-soaked outpost, has survived Hurricane Irma's brutal winds and waves, much to the surprise of the landmark's... more »»

Confederate Avenue evokes Old South, but may get new name

November 24, 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — A roadway in Atlanta serves as a concrete reminder to drivers, joggers and neighbors that Georgia once took up arms against the United States of America. more »»

Missouri dismemberment suspect charged in California killing

November 24, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who was arrested after sleeping in a Kansas storage unit with his two children and his dismembered wife's remains has been charged in a California kil. more »»

Woman wants charge of killing twin in cliff crash dismissed

November 24, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — A murder charge against a woman accused of deliberately driving off a cliff in Hawaii and killing her identical twin sister should be dismissed because prosecutors misled the gran... more »»

After weeks of deals, stores aim to draw Black Friday crowds

November 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. more »»

A whale's tale: Longest painting in North America restored

November 24, 2017

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A museum has restored the longest painting in North America so it can share the story of American whaling with the public.

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Fund for helpful homeless man collects more than $280,000

November 24, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fund set up to raise money for a homeless man who helped a woman when her car ran out of gas in Philadelphia has collected more than $280,000. more »»

Shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, as retailers branch out

November 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals. more »»

Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

November 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spot. more »»

Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

November 23, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Big-box stores won't be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries are rolling out deals, too. more »»

Sheriff: Las Vegas shooting gunman fired over 1,100 rounds

November 23, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The top lawman in Las Vegas says the gunman who killed dozens of people at a concert last month fired more than 1,100 rounds. more »»

 
 

 

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