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BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad's neighborhood of Gorayaat, a small Shiite enclave on a bend in the Tigris River, exemplifies the failures of Iraq's security agencies trying to protect the capital from attacks by the Islamic State. The district has been a target for years, hit by so many...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri's governor ordered more National Guardsmen into Ferguson on Tuesday to keep order after a night of violence over the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown, as attorneys for the Brown family blasted the authorities' handling of...
LAKE STEVENS, Wash. (AP) — The parents of a 3-year-old boy who was accidentally shot in the face by a 4-year-old neighbor had argued about access to guns at their home, court records show. The boy was wounded Friday night as the toddlers played in a bedroom of the home in Lake...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Attorneys for Michael Brown's family say the process that led to a white officer not being indicted in the fatal shooting of the unarmed, black 18-year-old was unfair and broken. Attorney Benjamin Crump said at a news conference Tuesday they objected to St...
LAKE STEVENS, Wash. (AP) — Court records show the parents of a 3-year-old boy accidentally shot in the face by a 4-year-old neighbor had argued about access to guns at their Washington state home. The boy was reported in serious condition Monday at a Seattle hospital. The...
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Clergy and others who blocked morning traffic in the St. Louis suburb where the Ferguson grand jury decision was announced have ended their protest without any apparent arrests being made. About 100 demonstrators assembled in downtown Clayton, Missouri,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law. But it will take time for families to figure out the best bang for their budgets — even as a bigger...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The weeks of anxious waiting and hours of deliberating ended Monday, but the grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of black 18-year-old Michael Brown will likely reverberate throughout the community...
NEW YORK (AP) — It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium. For 364 days of the year, the colorless and odorless gas works quietly behind the scenes, doing jobs...