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Video: Passengers in Russia’s Arctic give airplane a push

Video: Passengers in Russia’s Arctic give airplane a push

MOSCOW — In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help it move to the runway.
Updated: 31 mins ago
Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case

Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case

FERGUSON, Mo. — 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 a white Ferguson police offic...
Updated: 44 mins ago
Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods

Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods

WASHINGTON — 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.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Thanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snow

Thanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snow

MINEOLA, N.Y. — A nor’easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges along the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor for travelers headed to their Thanksgiving celebrations.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Protesters return to riot-scarred Ferguson streets

Protesters return to riot-scarred Ferguson streets

FERGUSON, Mo. – Protesters returned to the riot-scarred streets of Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after crowds looted businesses and set fire to buildings in a night of rage against a grand jury’s decision not to indict the white police of...
Updated: 6 hours ago

AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standard

WASHINGTON — Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Top candidate for defense secretary bows out

WASHINGTON — Michele Flournoy, a main contender to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has taken herself out of consideration for the Pentagon’s top job, people familiar with the process said Tuesday.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Ferguson officer Wilson: ‘I know I did my job right’

Ferguson officer Wilson: ‘I know I did my job right’

FERGUSON, Mo. — 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.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Ferguson grand jury focused on ‘tussle’ in officer’s car

Ferguson grand jury focused on ‘tussle’ in officer’s car

FERGUSON, Missouri — Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun.
Updated: 13 hours ago

Police: Sarasota County teens organized prostitution ring

VENICE — Students at Venice High School told administrators that two teens tried to recruit them into a “prostitution ring” and that one 15-year-old boy had been “pimping out girls,” according to an arrest affidavit...
Updated: 13 hours ago