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  • Hamas: Military chief not present at Gaza strike
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- A Hamas spokesman says the group's elusive military chief was not present during an Israeli strike on a Gaza Strip house that killed his wife and son....
  • Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say....
  • Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area
    PHOENIX (AP) -- Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save people trapped in cars and homes....
  • Senate control could rest with well-funded women
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Control of the Senate could lie in the fortunes of female candidates and the deep-pocketed donors, like former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who are sending piles of cash their way....
State Headlines
  • Holder heads to Ferguson after subdued protests
    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made his way to Ferguson on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building where a grand jury could begin hearing evidence to determine whether the police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown should be charged in his death....
  • Protesters demand new prosecutor for Ferguson case
    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- A small group of protesters has gathered outside a suburban St. Louis building where a grand jury is expected to convene to consider possible charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown....
  • Sharpton to address Mike Brown's St. Louis funeral
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The funeral for 18-year-old Michael Brown is scheduled for Monday at a church in St. Louis....
  • Key events following the death of Michael Brown
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri....
  • Volunteers a buffer between police, protesters
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The tall black man walked up and down West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, working a bullhorn, imploring protesters to behave themselves....
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