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Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge....

Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers
DENVER (AP) -- That's not mistletoe....

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments....

Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now comes the big melt....

1 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash
REDDING, Calif. (AP) -- A tour bus ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 30 - six of them seriously, authorities said....

Some 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said....

Fort Sam Houston lockdown lifted; 1 in custody
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they've taken into custody the driver of a suspicious vehicle that sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base....

US judge to sentence reputed drug-lord lieutenant
CHICAGO (AP) -- A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin `El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and cities....

Questions, answers about Detroit's bankruptcy
DETROIT (AP) -- A judge on Nov. 7 signed off on Detroit's plan to emerge from bankruptcy, but he didn't specify when that would happen. A specific date is expected to be discussed during a court hearing Monday....

Church members each get $500 to do good for world
CHICAGO (AP) -- On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone....

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