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Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend....

Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown....

Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to squelch talk of a government shutdown or even impeachment....

Winners and losers under Obama's immigration plan
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- President Barack Obama unveiled one of the most sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system in decades, shielding millions from deportation....

Man sets house on fire, kills responding deputy
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A man set his house on fire and then started shooting at responding police officers and firefighters Saturday, killing a deputy and wounding another one before he was shot to death by law enforcement, authorities said....

City: Quarter-toting 'Robin Hooders' must back off
KEENE, N.H. (AP) -- The self-styled "Robin Hooders" race to the rescue of the parking peasantry, pumping quarters into their expired meters and leaving behind cards informing them they have been saved from "the king's tariff."...

Family of NYC man killed by police seeks answers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demanded a full investigation Saturday into what law enforcement officials have termed an apparent accident....

Boston bombing victim going home after amputation
KATY, Texas (AP) -- A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was discharged from a rehab facility Saturday and has vowed to run the race next year....

Locavore movement takes to deer hunting across US
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group of hunters - people who demand locally produced food, but don't know the first thing about bagging a deer....

Police: Pregnant woman, 3 others fatally shot
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A pregnant woman and her unborn child were killed along with three other people in a shooting at a Cleveland home that also injured the pregnant woman's 9-year-old daughter but left the woman's toddler son unharmed, police said Saturday....

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