• Key developments in police-communities tension

    Updated: 27 min ago

    The killings of two unarmed black men by white police officers in Missouri and New York this summer touched off protests and a national debate over police conduct that intensified after grand juries refused to indict the officers. Tensions escalated further after two New York City police...

  • Devils replace DeBoer with 3-headed coaching staff

    Updated: 35 min ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are replacing the fired Pete DeBoer with a three-headed coaching staff. Former Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates, ex-Devils assistant and star defenseman Scott Stevens and general manager Lou Lamoriello will split duties on the bench. Lamoriello...

  • Police outside cop funeral turn backs on NY mayor

    Updated: 37 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of officers outside the church where a funeral is being held for a policeman killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during Saturday's service. The reaction from officers watching Officer Rafael Ramos' funeral on...

  • Wanted extremist leader surrenders in Somalia

    Updated: 41 min ago

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A leader with the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, who had a $3 million bounty on his head, surrendered in Somalia, a Somali intelligence official said Saturday. Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi surrendered to Somali police in the Gedo region, said the intelligence officer,...

  • Cold front brings wintry weather to Oklahoma, Arkansas

    Updated: 52 min ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A cold front has brought freezing temperatures, sleet and snow to parts of Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory Saturday for portions of central and southern Oklahoma, where snow accumulations of up to three inches...

  • Death penalty states unmoved by botched execution

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's last execution went so badly that the state tried to cancel it before it was over. With the inmate writhing while the lethal drugs seeped into his body, his executioners drew the viewing gallery curtains, concealing what the warden later described as "a bloody...

  • Official: Islamic extremist leader with $3 million bounty on his head surrenders in Somalia

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Official: Islamic extremist leader with $3 million bounty on his head surrenders in Somalia.

  • School error takes money from staff bank accounts

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Some employees in a Massachusetts school district feel like they got a visit from the Grinch. Instead of receiving their paychecks via direct deposit on the day after Christmas, Plymouth Public Schools workers awoke Friday to find that the amount they were to be paid had...


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