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November 21, 2014

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  • 6 wounded in shooting near Pittsburgh

    6 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — Six people have been wounded in an early morning shooting outside Pittsburgh. An emergency dispatch commander says the gunfire erupted around 3:30 a.m. Friday in Clairton. The commander says one victim was airlifted and two victims ...

  • Ky. state office workers asked to shovel snow

    6 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Labor Cabinet has been recruiting some of its office workers to shovel snow from sidewalks and the parking lot at its headquarters. The Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/1uZ4Eib) reports that five employees learned this week in an ...

  • AP Top Political News At 7:42 a.m. EST

    6 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) Republicans scramble for response to Obama For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders Obama sets off on a sales mission on immigration FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration Democrats preparing for Hillary Clinton campaign Analysis: Next, the selling ...

  • New Hampshire man sues over burial plot mix-up

    6 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — A man has sued a New Hampshire cemetery after discovering that someone else is buried in his plot. Kenneth Dame bought the plot for himself and his wife at Bayside Cemetery in Laconia in 1987. Due ...

  • AP Top News At 7:25 a.m. EST

    7 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders Emotions rise as people hear immigration plan 10 Things to Know for Today US, Turkey still not in sync on Syria Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex Chinese state ...

  • Vigil held after deadly New Jersey home shooting

    7 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) TABERNACLE, N.J. (AP) — Officials have more questions than answers in a home shooting in southern New Jersey that left two children dead and their brother and mother in critical condition. About 200 people attended a candlelight vigil in Tabernacle ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    8 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT'S NEXT FOR OBAMA ON IMMIGRATION Despite Republican opposition, the president heads to Las Vegas to sell his executive actions on reform ...

  • Florida State shooter went from liked to troubled

    9 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University is expected to resume classes one day after a graduate opened fire at the library. Meanwhile, friends of shooter Myron May are trying to figure out how he changed from being a well-liked ...

  • Emotions rise as people hear immigration plan

    10 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) Thousands of immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials cheered across the country as President Barack Obama announced on television his plan for relief from deportations for about 5 million people. But after the initial burst of emotion Thursday evening at ...

  • 2 kids die in fire while mom in hospital for birth

    10 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy and his 6-year-old sister were killed in an apartment fire that also left their father gravely injured, while their mother was in the hospital to give birth to a third child, authorities ...

  • Quotations in the News

    11 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) "To those members of Congress who question my authority to make our immigration system work better, or question the wisdom of me acting where Congress has failed, I have one answer: Pass a bill." — President Barack Obama, who unveiled ...

  • AP Top Political News At 2:16 a.m. EST

    12 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders Obama calls immigration plan commonsense, lawful FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration Key elements of Obama's actions on immigration Obama: Immigration shouldn't be 'deal breaker' Analysis: Next, the selling of a contentious ...

  • Newtown shooter's history reviewed in new report

    12 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the violence-obsessed man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is issuing a report on his mental health and educational history. The Office of ...

  • Snow ending, but rain possible for Buffalo

    13 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A snowfall that has brought huge snowdrifts and closed roads around Buffalo is finally expected to stop Friday. But residents still can't breathe easy. There's a looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend ...

  • Marine with robotic legs to get Bronze Star

    13 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Marine who wanted to remain on active duty after a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan left him paralyzed plans to walk across a military stage with robotic leg braces to receive the Bronze Star. Capt. Derek ...

  • Today in History

    14 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Friday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2014. There are 40 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 21, 1864, a letter was signed by President Abraham Lincoln expressing condolences to Lydia Bixby, a ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 11:42 p.m. EST

    14 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders to spare 5 million from deportation Florida woman becomes 4th to publicly allege Bill Cosby drugged, then sexually assaulted her 10 Things to Know for Friday Roofs creak, collapse as Buffalo snowfall total ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 10:36 p.m. EST

    15 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) Florida State shooter was well-liked but troubled Prosecutors dismiss 1975 murder charges against 3 Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83 Roofs collapse as Buffalo clobbered by more snow More on the snow: snowbound band, football effects Where's ...

  • AP Top News at 10:20 p.m. EST

    16 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts ...

  • Florida State shooter was well-liked but troubled

    16 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida State University alumnus and attorney who shot three people at the school's library early Thursday believed the government was targeting him for persecution, detailing his thoughts in a journal and in videos detectives obtained, ...

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