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PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — Rev. Jesse Jackson called for peace and perseverance on Sunday as he urged congregants in Portland to keep fighting for racial justice. He gave a morning sermon at Emmanuel Temple, a day after 10 people were arrested in Portland following a protest related...
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday fatigue is setting in. Early discounting, more online shopping and a mixed economy meant fewer people shopped over Thanksgiving weekend, the National Retail Federation said Sunday. Overall, 133.7 million people shopped in stores and online over the...
MARY ESTHER, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man told police he shot his mother with a gun and a bow-and-arrow and then stabbed her Sunday because he claimed she "stole his diamonds and also gave his father cancer," authorities said. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office received a call at...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds have turned out to pay tribute to the late James A. Traficant Jr., the former Ohio congressman who served time in prison after his conviction on corruption and racketeering charges. More than 500 people attended the tribute Sunday at a performing...
MARY ESTHER, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is charged with murder after he told police he shot his mother with a gun and a bow-and-arrow then stabbed her. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office received a call at 2:48 a.m. Sunday about a disturbance at a home in the Florida Panhandle...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Friday shopping weekend may be losing its mojo. A survey of shoppers released Sunday by the National Retail Federation shows how early discounting, more online shopping and an improving economy have fewer people shopping on the weekend that kicks off...
RENO, Texas (AP) — A Texas hamlet shaken by its first recorded earthquake last year and hundreds since then is among communities now taking steps to challenge the oil and gas industry's traditional supremacy over the right to frack. Reno Mayor Lyndamyrth Stokes said spooked...
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities at John F. Kennedy International Airport say they found nothing dangerous on an American Airlines plane after a bomb threat was called in. Flight 67 from Barcelona landed safely in New York City at about noon Sunday. The 200 passengers plus crew were...
HOUSTON (AP) — A reserve deputy constable in Texas remains jailed on allegations that he shot another motorist during an apparent road rage incident while he was off-duty. Harris County Constable Kenneth Caplan is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and is...