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CHICAGO (AP) — Bruce Rauner became a Republican rock star when he unseated a Democratic governor in left-leaning Illinois, pledging to run Barack Obama's home state in the mold of GOP darlings Scott Walker and Mitch Daniels. But as he takes office this month, many are wondering...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officers shot and killed a man who brandished what appeared to be a handgun but was actually an air gun after they told him to leave a restricted parking lot outside a San Francisco police station. Police hit the 32-year-old man three times Sunday evening...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A member of the grand jury that declined to indict the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown is asking a federal court to remove a lifetime order that prevents jurors from discussing the case. The American Civil Liberties Union filed...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors in the United States say two men have been charged with conspiring to help overthrow the government in the tiny West African nation of Gambia. The Justice Department says both are in custody and are expected to make court appearances later...
DETROIT (AP) — Buoyed by a resurgent economy, holiday sales, cheap gasoline and a love affair with pickup trucks, Americans headed to car dealers in droves last month, pushing full-year sales to what's likely to be the highest level since 2006. Fiat Chrysler, Nissan, Honda and...
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — One of New Jersey's "Real Housewives" has gone to the big house. Teresa Giudice entered the facility about 90 miles north of New York City on Monday, a spokesman for the Federal Correctional Institution confirmed. Giudice pleaded guilty last year to a...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — It's doubtful they were aware, but the rioters who torched Juanita Morris' dress shop had strayed a couple of blocks beyond the Ferguson city limits and into the town of Dellwood. Such is the indiscriminate nature of rage. But walking amid the ashes of 28...
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Imagine a world in which your garage door opens automatically as you pull into the driveway. The living room lights and heater turn on - perhaps the oven starts warming up, too. In the so-called "smart home," cars, appliances and other devices all have sensors...
PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Highlighting the depth of Indonesia's air safety problems, the transportation ministry revealed harsh measures Monday against everyone who allowed AirAsia Flight 8501 to take off without proper permits — including the suspension of the airport's...