Ferguson waits: No decision this weekend

I Heart Ferguson Mo sign

REUTERS/Kate Munsch

Anticipating a grand jury decision at any moment, more businesses boarded up their doors and windows and residents hunkered down in their homes on two of…

Why students are saying #ThanksMichelleObama

Michelle Obama

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Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media of lunches sarcastically tagged #ThanksMichelleObama.

ISIS threatens Anbar government center

ISIS reinforcements

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ISIS militants are fighting Iraqi military and tribal forces close to the main government complex of Anbar province in the center of Ramadi, according to a…

Obama golfs with Jeter in Vegas

Obama golfing

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President Obama has traded GOP rancor and late-fall temperatures in Washington for a golf outing with Derek Jeter at the nicest golf resort in Las Vegas.

Federer, Swiss on verge of Davis Cup title

Roger Federer, 2014 Australian Open

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The stage is set for Roger Federer.

Arguably the greatest tennis player of all time, one of the two things missing from his resume -- which must be a dozen…

URGENT - Ferguson Grand Jury

(CNN) -- The grand jury deciding whether to indict Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the August 9 shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown will not…

Israel revives controversial demolitions

REUTERS/Ammar Awad

The home of Ghassan Abu Jamal has a beautiful view of Jabel Mukaber. It looks over a small valley with olive trees and grazing sheep.

It also stinks here, the…

Militants raid bus in Kenya, kill dozens

Kenya map


Islamist militants ambushed a bus in Kenya on Saturday and sprayed bullets on those who failed to recite Quran verses, killing at least 28 people, authorities…

Strong earthquake shakes Japan's Nagano area


A strong earthquake shook central Japan on Saturday night, injuring several people as their homes collapsed in a village west of Nagano, an official…

Top cop arrested in missing Mexican students case

REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A top local police official in Mexico was arrested in connection with the disappearance of 43 college students, authorities said.

Investigators apprehended…

URGENT - Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

(CNN) -- A Missouri grand jury did not reach a decision Friday on whether to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of unarmed teenager…

Buffalo's curse: Warmer temps and rain

man digging out car from Buffalo snow

Lindsay DeDario/Reuters

After insane amounts of snow and bitterly cold temperatures this week, the Buffalo area begins to thaw out Saturday.

URGENT - Mexico Missing 43 Students Cop Arrested

(CNN) -- A top local police official in Mexico has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of 43 college students, authorities said. Investigators…

Former Portuguese PM arrested

Jose Socrates

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Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates and three other people were arrested in connection with an investigation into suspected tax fraud, corruption…

Father pleads not guilty in hot car death

Hot car death boy

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The father of a 15-month-old boy who died after being left in a hot car in July has pleaded not guilty to a charge of criminally negligent homicide.

Why I quit JPMorgan to start a jetpack business

In 2011, Dean O'Malley walked away from a high-paying job with no plans for the future, other than to escape the world of finance.

His IT job at JPMorgan Chase…

URGENT - Kenya-Attack-Shabaab

(CNN) Al-Shabaab militants claimed responsibility for an attack that killed dozens in northeastern Kenya, saying it was in retaliation for mosque raids…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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