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Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of case
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Attorneys for Michael Brown's family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed their calls for peace following a night of violent protests in which several businesses were burned to the ground....

Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault....

Missouri governor: More National Guard in Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- 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....

A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The weeks of anxious waiting and hours of deliberating ended Monday, but the grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of black 18-year-old Michael Brown will likely reverberate throughout the community and nation for days to come....

Police across US prepare for more Ferguson rallies
Police across the U.S. prepared for another day of demonstrations Tuesday after thousands of people in cities from Los Angeles and New York passionately protested a grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, officer who killed a black 18-year-old....

Wet basements in Buffalo as flooding fears ease
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Some Buffalo-area residents dealt with flooded basements from melting snow as authorities on Tuesday kept an eye on rising creek levels a week after the region was hit by record-breaking lake-effect storms....

Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor Wednesday on one of the busiest, most stressful days of the year....

Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that
Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are clogged, what gate your flight leaves from and whether trains are running on time....

Soldiers to spend Thanksgiving in Ebola isolation
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) -- A group of military service members returning to Joint Base Lewis-McChord from Africa will spend Thanksgiving in isolation while the Army monitors their health for signs of Ebola....

Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon....

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