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DOHA, Qatar (AP) — An American couple left the Gulf nation of Qatar on Wednesday after being cleared of charges in their adopted 8-year-old daughter's death, ending a nearly two-year legal saga they contend was rooted in confusion over cross-cultural adoption. The Los Angeles...
NEW YORK (AP) — An American health-care worker in West Africa who may have been infected with Ebola is being flown to the United States. A spokeswoman for Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Wednesday confirmed the patient is being flown there. Emory houses a specialized...
The cases of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York City involve an unarmed black man killed by a white police officer in a confrontation over a relatively minor crime. But there are sharp differences, too, in the circumstances of Brown's Aug. 9 killing...
Reaction to a grand jury's decision Wednesday to clear a white New York City police officer in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man: ___ "I became a police officer to help people and to protect those who can't protect themselves. It is never my intention to...
California officials on Wednesday banned coyote hunting contests that have sparked a culture clash between wildlife advocates and ranchers who offer cash and other prizes to marksmen who killed the most animals. It was the first ban of its kind in the nation, according to...
California officials on Wednesday banned coyote hunting contests that have sparked a culture clash between wildlife advocates and ranchers who offer cash and other prizes to marksmen who killed the most animals. It was the first ban of its kind in the nation, according to...
Sony Pictures said Wednesday that the investigation into the cyberattack that crippled its computer systems is continuing and denied a report that it is poised to name North Korea as the culprit. Earlier Wednesday, Re/code reported that Sony Pictures planned to officially name...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is leading a 17-state coalition in suing over the Obama administration's recently announced executive actions on immigration. Many top Republicans have denounced President Barack Obama's unilateral move designed to spare as many as 5 million people...
President Barack Obama told business CEOs he wants to work with them on growing wages at a time when corporate profits are at 60-year highs. Obama said he's optimistic about the U.S. economy but worries prosperity is not felt by all Americans. (Dec. 3)