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Nov. 26, 2014

7:59 a.m.

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Guard reinforcements prevent more widespread chaos in Ferguson
National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to ...

7:45 a.m.

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets heart stent
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal jurist will be staying on the court. Ginsburg was expected back at work on Monday, but ...

Tuesday

Nov. 25, 2014

11:30 p.m.

Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case
Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case
He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn't match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict ...

10:30 p.m.

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Protests against Ferguson decision grow across U.S.
People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from ...

7:35 p.m.

Metro investigating strangling death of woman found near Lake Mead
Metro investigating strangling death of woman found near Lake Mead
Police are seeking information on a 41-year-old woman whose body was found strangled to death near ...

6:42 p.m.

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Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence
Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, for killing Michael Brown ...

5:33 p.m.

Man stabbed to death on Strip pedestrian bridge; suspect arrested
Man stabbed to death on Strip pedestrian bridge; suspect arrested
A man is dead and a suspect is in custody after a stabbing early Tuesday morning on the Las Vegas Strip. Officials received a report about 12:40 a.m. of a man being stabbed on ...

3:51 p.m.

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Officer in Ferguson shooting: ‘I know I did my job right’
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death. Wilson made his first public statements Tuesday during ...

3:44 p.m.

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Obama: No excuse for violent, destructive protests
President Barack Obama sharply rebuked protesters Tuesday night for racially charged violence in Missouri, saying there was no excuse for burning buildings, torching cars and destroying other property after a grand jury declined to indict the white police officer who shot a black teenager. As darkness fell in Ferguson, Missouri, where ...

3:25 p.m.

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Window washer fights for his life after 11-story fall
A 58-year-old window washer who fell 11 stories from a building onto a moving car is "fighting for his life" and opens his eyes when relatives speak to him, his family said. The man's name and hometown have not been released. San Francisco General Hospital released a statement from his family, who asked ...

2:49 p.m.

Man arrested in fatal shooting near Las Vegas Strip
Man arrested in fatal shooting near Las Vegas Strip
A 27-year-old man has been arrested in Southern California in Saturday’s shooting death of a woman near the Las Vegas Strip, Metro Police said. Kevin Meade was arrested on warrant on ...

2:35 p.m.

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Passenger traffic up at Las Vegas airport for October
Airport officials say 3.8 million travelers flew into and out of Las Vegas in October, more than the same month a year ago. Officials with McCarran International Airport said Tuesday that the number of travelers was up ...

2:07 p.m.

Allegiant offering bargain flights in Thanksgiving promotion
Allegiant offering bargain flights in Thanksgiving promotion
Allegiant Air is getting in on Thanksgiving sales mania again and — like many retail stores — it’s betting that customers will start bargain-hunting in the middle of the night. The Las Vegas-based discount carrier said ...

1:40 p.m.

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Two teens shot dead, two different Obama reactions
wo unarmed black teenagers shot dead. Two very different reactions from President Barack Obama. In contrast to the deeply personal response that Obama delivered last year after a Florida jury found Trayvon Martin's killer not guilty, America's first black president was more ...

1:28 p.m.

Police: Student led high school prostitution ring in Florida
A 17-year-old recruited fellow high school students for a prostitution ring and coordinated deals on social media, charging $50 to $100 in cash and alcohol, police in Florida said. The teen is charged with felony human trafficking after ...

1:23 p.m.

Fire does $25,000 in damage to Las Vegas duplex
Fire does $25,000 in damage to Las Vegas duplex
A fire broke out in a west valley duplex this morning, causing about $25,000 damage, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. A report was called in about 7:30 a.m. of smoke coming from ...

12:58 p.m.

Nevada taxable sales climb about 4 percent in September
Nevada taxable sales rose about 4 percent in September compared to the same month a year ago, the 49th consecutive month of increases. The Nevada Taxation Department reported ...

12:52 p.m.

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Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods
Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater. The Food and Drug Administration announced ...

12:36 p.m.

Missouri governor: More National Guard in Ferguson
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in place in the region near Ferguson on Tuesday night in the event of more violence. He said Tuesday that hundreds more will be deployed to ...

12:30 p.m.

VA fires troubled Phoenix hospital director
Nearly seven months after the Department of Veterans Affairs became embroiled in a nationwide scandal, the agency fired the head of its troubled Phoenix hospital amid allegations of misconduct and cover-ups. Sharon Helman's ouster Monday comes as the department continues its crackdown on ...

12:23 p.m.

Outgoing Nevada attorney general will become higher ed official
Outgoing Nevada attorney general will become higher ed official
Nevada's outgoing attorney general will become a top official in the Nevada System of Higher Education starting next year. The system announced Tuesday that Catherine Cortez Masto will ...

12:18 p.m.

Judge in Reno blocks Uber's ride-sharing in Nevada
Judge in Reno blocks Uber's ride-sharing in Nevada
A Washoe County District Court judge granted the state's request late Tuesday for a court order blocking the ride-sharing company Uber Technologies from operating unregulated in Nevada ...

12:13 p.m.

Los Angeles freeway sign unveiled with typo
No one noticed the mistake until the morning after the sign was installed above Interstate 710 in Southern California. A subcontractor had misspelled Olympic Boulevard with ...

12:02 p.m.

Israeli police chief criticizes Jewish activists
Jewish activists bent on gaining greater access to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site should not visit there, Israel's police chief said Tuesday. The sacred shrine known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary has been ...

11:59 a.m.

As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom
These are the moments OPEC exists for: A sharp drop in global oil prices has reduced the amount of money OPEC countries take in by nearly $1 billion a day. The 12-member group's purpose is to coordinate how much ...

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