WASHINGTON — As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there’s no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a conviction.
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WASHINGTON — Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found widespread problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix.
WASHINGTON — The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, a family representative said Tuesday. The 26-year-old woman is the third American known to have been kidnapped by the militant group.
WASHINGTON — The intelligence gathered by U.S. military surveillance flights over Syria could support a broad bombing campaign against the Islamic State militant group, but current and former U.S. officials differ on whether air power would significantly degrade what some have called a “terrorist army.”
MIAMI (AP) — The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, at home and abroad.
ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT — Gen. Martin Dempsey says that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in Syria.
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LOS ANGELES — Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was shot and injured in a packed nightclub early Sunday, but he was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant said.
The American Heart Association’s first policy statement on electronic cigarettes backs them as a last resort to help smokers quit. The American Cancer Society has no formal policy but quietly took a similar stance in May.
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Rick Blankenship was tired of an insatiable lawn he couldn’t keep green, no matter how he watered it, so he decided to tear it out.
NAPA, Calif. — The San Francisco Bay Area’s strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California’s wine country early Sunday, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging some of the region’s famed wineries and historic buildings, and sending dozens of people to hospitals.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Robert Bentley recently created a task force to look at the potential uses of drones in agriculture, conservation and law enforcement.
WASHINGTON — For three years, President Barack Obama has resisted the pull of potential U.S. military action in Syria.
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