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Under pressure, Hagel steps down as Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular team of national security advisers. Read More


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Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing of an announcement. More »


Iran nuclear talks stumble, extended until July

VIENNA (AP) — Still facing significant differences between the U.S. and Iran, negotiators gave up on last-minute efforts to get a nuclear deal by the deadline Monday and extended their talks for seven more months. More »


Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday. More »


GOP wisdom shifts on immigration

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing. More »


Storm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations. More »


Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. More »


Israel resumes razing homes to punish attackers

JERUSALEM (AP) — Enas Shalodi, a Palestinian mother of six, has been severely punished by Israel for something she didn't do. More »


AP Source: Sandoval reaches deal with Red Sox

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a multiyear contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said. More »


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