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November 27, 2015 - 4:09pm
2 min 47 sec ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested a 19-year-old Cleveland man in the fatal shooting of a 5-month-old girl as she rode in the back seat of a car while her mother and grandmother drove to a grocery store for birthday cake supplies.

The U.S. Marshals Service says Davon Holmes was arrested Friday morning in Cleveland on an aggravated murder warrant by members of a fugitive task force. A second man was arrested Friday on suspicion of tampering with evidence....

November 27, 2015 - 3:56pm
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans police have identified a suspect in a shooting last weekend at a playground that wounded 17 people.

In a statement Friday, police said they are looking for 32-year-old Joseph "Moe" Allen, who is believed to be one of the suspects involved in the Sunday shooting. He will be charged with 17 counts of attempted first degree murder once he is located.

The police believe several other suspects were involved in the...

November 27, 2015 - 3:45pm
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FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army has released the identities of four crew members who were killed when their helicopter crashed during a routine training exercise at Fort Hood in Texas.

The Black Hawk went down about 6 p.m. Monday in the northeast portion of the sprawling military post about 60 miles north of Austin. Killed were 40-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Toby A. Childers, of Hays, Kansas; 40-year-old Chief Warrant Officer 3 Stephen B. Cooley, of Cantonment, Florida; 35-...

November 27, 2015 - 2:46pm
2 min 47 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.-led international team that investigated the deadly U.S. air attack on a hospital in northern Afghanistan last month says it's unclear exactly how many civilians died.

The team is made up of representatives from NATO as well as the Afghan government. The investigation was meant to assess circumstances surrounding the airstrike and confirm that civilians were killed.

The top NATO commander — U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip...

November 27, 2015 - 2:41pm
2 min 47 sec ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A pair of baby red pandas at the Philadelphia Zoo have been named after two of the city's most famous residents: Betsy and Benjamin.

Zoo officials said Friday that the monikers, which pay homage to Betsy Ross and Benjamin Franklin, received overwhelming support in a public naming contest.

Officials say the cubs' birth on June 26 was important for red panda conservation, since the species is considered vulnerable in the wild. The...

November 27, 2015 - 2:18pm
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting near Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. (All times local)

1:50 p.m.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police say they are unsure about the location of a shooter in an attack near a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs that left three officers injured.

A witness says she heard as many as 20 shots in less than five minutes and saw an officer fall to the ground...

November 27, 2015 - 2:14pm
1 hour 42 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama has kicked off the holiday season at the White House by welcoming this year's Christmas tree.

It's a Fraser fir grown in Pennsylvania that stands more than 18 feet tall.

The tree is traditionally displayed in the Blue Room of the White House. The first lady says this year's tree will honor the military.

Two days after President Barack Obama pardoned "Abe" and an alternate turkey named "...

November 27, 2015 - 2:07pm
1 hour 42 min ago

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Nov. 26, 2015:

Top Songs

1. Hello, Adele

2. Sorry, Justin Bieber

3. Love Yourself, Justin Bieber

4. When We Were Young, Adele

5. Hotline Bling, Drake

6. Like I'm Gonna Lose You (feat. John Legend), Meghan Trainor

7. Same Old Love, Selena Gomez

8. What Do...

November 27, 2015 - 1:32pm
1 hour 42 min ago

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Cleo Pablo married her longtime partner when gay weddings became legal in Arizona and looked forward to the day when her wife and their children could move into her home in the small Native American community outside Phoenix where she grew up.

The Ak-Chin Indian Community doesn't recognize same-sex marriages and has a law that prohibits unmarried couples from living together. So Pablo is suing the tribe in tribal court to have her marriage...

November 27, 2015 - 1:08pm
1 hour 42 min ago

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates whose political career spanned decades has died.

Norma Moss, the wife of Thomas Moss Jr., said her husband died Thursday after suffering a heart attack while visiting family in South Carolina. He was 87.

Moss, a Democrat from Norfolk, entered Virginia's House of Delegates in 1966 and was a member for 36 years. He served as speaker from 1991 to 2000. He later became Norfolk city...

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