Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18

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By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said this year's recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom made the world stronger, wiser, more beautiful and more humane.  ..
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Attorney: Ferguson grand jury has reached decision

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a lawyer for Brown's family said ..
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U.Va. frat leader sickened by rape allegation

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By: Eileen Cofre

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A fraternity leader at the University of Virginia said Monday that a female student's account of being gang-raped by seven men during a party made him "..
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Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

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By: Eileen Cofre

CLEVELAND (AP) - A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear a..
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Under pressure, Hagel steps down as Pentagon chief

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By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the..
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US judge sentences cartel lieutenant to 22 years

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By: Eileen Cofre

CHICAGO (AP) - A U.S. judge sentenced a reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to 22 years in prison on Monday for his role in a $1 billion cons..
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U.S. to extend nuclear talks with Iran

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By: Victoria Kasselman

VIENNA (AP) - The U.S. and Iran are making last-minute progress at nuclear talks but will need to extend negotiations to next month, Western diplomats said Monday. Their comments m..
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Buffalo residents ready for possible evacuations

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Families rushed to pack up their valuables and schools closed in advance - not of snow but possible flooding.    Temperatures were expected to h..
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12-year-old shot by police after grabbing BB gun

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

CLEVELAND, OH. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call ..
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Grand Jury to reconvene Monday in Ferguson shooting case

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - A St. Louis civic group that promotes downtown businesses has told its members that the grand jury considering charges in the Ferguson police shooting case has..
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$139M deal reached in school molestation case

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay $139 million to end all remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing nume..
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Official: Ferguson grand jury still meeting

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm Friday as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. B..
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NYC man gets prison for role in cybercrime ring

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By: Eileen Cofre

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A New York City man was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for his role in an international cybercrime ring that prosecutors say hacked into t..
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Agency: Schools helped Lanza's mom 'appease' him

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The school system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother in her preference to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according ..
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Arizona sheriff sues Obama over immigration change

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona sheriff who has often clashed with the federal government over the enforcement of immigration laws has filed a lawsuit to stop new policies announced by P..
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Boehner: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republ..
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EPA delays decision on ethanol in gas

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply.    Last year the Environmen..
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Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.   &nbs..
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House GOP sues administration over health care law

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal..
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Obama sets off on a sales mission on immigration

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and his allies, confronting a buildup of GOP criticism, are seeking to sell the president's executive actions on immigration as good politi..
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