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Prison spokesman: Arkansas inmates take 2 guards hostagePrison system spokesman: Two correctional officers held hostage briefly by a pair of inmates at a state prison in central Arkansas
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Man badly bitten by shark off California beachAuthorities say a spear fisherman was badly injured in a shark attack in California
The Associated Press7 hours ago
DeEtte Burnette, far right, her daughter, McKinley Burnett, center, and friend, Thea Millam, from Fairbanks, juggle shopping bags Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, inside a Nordstrom store at a mall in Anchorage, Alaska. The Fairbanks residents, were among those hitting the stores for Black Friday deals the day after Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Rachel D'Oro)
Retailers work to attract shoppers to stores on Black FridayRetailers work hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals
The Associated Press8 hours ago
7 arrested during mall protest in suburban St. LouisA protest forced a large St. Louis-area shopping mall to close for an hour on one of the year's busiest shopping days, and renewed concerns by protest leaders about how police handle demonstrations
The Associated Press8 hours ago
This undated image released by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows DPS Trooper Damon Allen who was killed on Thanksgiving, Nov. 23, 2017, while making a traffic stop in East Texas. Dabrett Black, 32, was charged Friday with capital murder. (Texas Department of Public Safety via AP)
Man charged with killing Texas trooper who had stopped himSuspect in Thanksgiving shooting death of Texas state trooper charged with capital murder of a law enforcement officer
The Associated Press8 hours ago
This Nov. 24, 2017 photo released by the Brazos County Sheriff's Office shows Dabrett Montreal Black who was charged Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, with capital murder of Trooper Damon Allen during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in East Texas. (Brazos County Sheriff's Office via AP)
The Latest: Funeral set for slain Texas state trooperFuneral arrangements have been set for a Texas state trooper who was shot and killed during a Thanksgiving traffic stop
The Associated Press9 hours ago
UN chief warns of risk of a new Israeli-Hezbollah conflictSecretary-General Antonio Guterres warns that unauthorized weapons in the hands of Hezbollah and threatening rhetoric "heightens risk of miscalculation and escalation into conflict."
The Associated Press9 hours ago
California mother, daughter killed in collision with bearAuthorities say a woman and her 19-month-old daughter were killed when the car she was driving struck a black bear in central California on Thanksgiving evening
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, homemade rifles are displayed on a table at an ATF field office in Glendale, Calif. A gun control group founded by former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords asked two web hosting companies on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, to shut down websites selling parts and machines that help make untraceable homemade firearms known as “ghost guns.” The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence asked the providers that host GhostGunner.net and GhostGuns.com to disable the websites for violating the hosting companies’ terms of service. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Giffords group asks web hosts to shut down 'ghost gun' sitesA gun control group founded by former Rep. Gabby Giffords wants to shut down two websites that sell parts and machines to help make untraceable homemade firearms known as "ghost guns."
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Shoppers stand in line to finish their purchases at a Best Buy store in the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
The Latest: Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issueMacy's says it has resolved problems processing some gift and credit cards on Black Friday
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Court Takes Man at His Word That He Had Sex With SisterA man sentenced to more than seven years in jail after he was spotted holding hands with his sister at the Muscoda Mushroom Fest two years ago won't be released early after a Wisconsin court rejected his appeal Wednesday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Because Christian Bisbach was on extended...
Newser10 hours ago
Authorities: Suspect killed girlfriend, her mom and himselfAuthorities in Pennsylvania say a man apparently shot and killed his girlfriend and her mother before killing himself
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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