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By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Saturday and imposed a curfew in a St. Louis suburb where police and protesters have clashed after a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago...
Police today named Darren Wilson as the officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown and released video stills of a robbery that featured a suspect that matches the description of the dead teen. On the incident report handed out to the press on Friday morning,...
U.S. fighter jets launched a “targeted” airstrike on Friday against Islamic militants in Iraq, just hours after President Obama authorized military action to protect U.S. personnel and Iraqi civilians. Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said Friday that two F/A-18...
Courtesy of FoxCT: An armed teenager trying to burglarize a home was held at gunpoint by the residents until the police arrived and took him into custody. New London Police said in a statement they were called to 308 Crystal Ave. after residents found an armed 15-year-old in one...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was set to return to regular active duty status as early as Monday, having completed therapy and counseling following his return from captivity in Afghanistan, according to reports. Bergdahl, who was released in May after...
After the TSA announced controversial new plans to confiscate 'dead' electrical devices from passengers intending to travel to the United States, British Airways has taken things one stage further, declaring that it will actively bar passengers from flying if they cannot power...
U.S. intelligence officials are concerned that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security. There is no indication that such a bomb has been created or that there's a specific threat to the U.S., but the Obama...
Searchers found the bodies of three teenaged boys kidnapped almost three weeks ago in the West Bank. The families of Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel, 16, have been given the grim news, according to the Jerusalem Post newspaper. Their remains were found in...
Update: The court concludes that "there is an alternative to the contraceptive mandate," in the opinion that has now been posted to the Supreme Court's website. It notes that the owners of "closely held for-profit corporations have sincere Christian beliefs that life begins at...