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Supreme Court to consider Facebook threats case

Posted: 12/01/2014 - It's a First Amendment test for the Supreme Court in a case being heard Monday. At issue are the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.

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Encounter at protest leads to hug for boy, officer

Posted: 11/30/2014 - An African-American boy holding a "Free Hugs" sign stood crying in front of a police barricade at a Ferguson rally in Portland. A white police officer motioned for him to come closer. The officer then asked the boy for a hug - and they embraced, the boy's anguished face streaming with tears.

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Another busy travel day

Updated: 11/30/2014 - With millions of people headed home from the Thanksgiving holiday, Sunday is one of the busiest travel days of the year.

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Murder charges against Egypt's Mubarak dismissed

Posted: 11/30/2014 - A judge dismissed murder charges Saturday against former President Hosni Mubarak and acquitted his security chief over the killing of protesters during Egypt's 2011 uprising, crushing any hope of a judicial reckoning on behalf of the hundreds victims of the revolt that toppled him.

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Navy revokes honorary title given to Cosby

Updated: 12/04/2014 - The Navy is revoking Bill Cosby's title of honorary chief petty officer, saying allegations of sexual abuse made against the comedian are serious and conflict with the Navy's core values.

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Ferguson protests move to retail stores

Posted: 11/28/2014 - Demonstrators are looking to grab the attention of post-Thanksgiving shoppers today, to voice their anger over a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in suburban St. Louis.

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Ferguson plot looked to kill police chief, blow up St. Louis Arch

Posted: 11/27/2014 - Two men arrested last week on suspicion of acquiring guns and explosives to use at protests in Ferguson, Missouri, planned to blow up St. Louis' Gateway Arch and assassinate the county prosecutor, according to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Ferguson grand jury documents detail many original witness accounts changed

Updated: 11/26/2014 - Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was lying face-down when Officer Darren Wilson finished him off. Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy, or admitted that they didn't see the shooting at all.

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Thanksgiving dinner safety tips

Posted: 11/26/2014 - The Centers for Disease Control estimates that one in six Americans gets sick annually from food poisoning. To prevent that, the U.S. Department of Agriculture offers some basic safety tips.

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New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

Posted: 11/25/2014 - Consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of popcorn at the movie theater.

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President Obama urges calm after Ferguson decision

Posted: 11/24/2014 - President Barack Obama says he joins with Michael Brown's family in urging peaceful protests after a grand jury decided not to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed the unarmed, black 18-year-old.

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