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Russia Cracks Down On Independent Media

Russia Cracks Down On Independent Media

NATALIYA VASILYEVA  12.22.2014
MOSCOW (AP) — Among the five TV journalists interviewing Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the odd one out was easy to spot. Mikhail...
Department Of Justice Seeks Benefits For Families Of Slain Officers

Department Of Justice Seeks Benefits For Families Of Slain Officers

12.22.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is directing Justice Department to expedite death benefits to the families of two New...
Fox News Goes Dark On Dish Network

Fox News Goes Dark On Dish Network

By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ  12.22.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Dish Network subscribers were unable to watch Fox News Channel and the Fox Business Network on Sunday when the channels...
Police Killings Of Unarmed Black Men Voted Top News Story Of 2014

Police Killings Of Unarmed Black Men Voted Top News Story Of 2014

By DAVID CRARY  12.22.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The police killings of unarmed blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere — and the investigations and tumultuous...
Police Departments On High Alert After NYPD Officers Slain

Police Departments On High Alert After NYPD Officers Slain

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG  12.22.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — As the New York Police Department mourns two of its own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor...
REPORT: Ex-Clemson QB Chad Kelly Arrested

REPORT: Ex-Clemson QB Chad Kelly Arrested

12.21.2014
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Mississippi recruit Chad Kelly faces numerous charges, including resisting arrest, after an altercation at a downtown...
Muhammad Ali Hospitalized

Muhammad Ali Hospitalized

12.20.2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result...
White Lion Euthanized At Cincinnati Zoo

White Lion Euthanized At Cincinnati Zoo

12.20.2014
CINCINNATI (AP) — An aging white lion given to the Cincinnati Zoo by performers Seigfried & Roy had to be euthanized because of age-related...
Obama Takes Foreign Policy Risk, But On His Own Terms

Obama Takes Foreign Policy Risk, But On His Own Terms

By JULIE PACE  12.20.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has been criticized as cautious on foreign policy, but the secret negotiations on Cuba suggest...
US Sends 4 Afghans Home From Guantanamo

US Sends 4 Afghans Home From Guantanamo

By NEDRA PICKLER  12.20.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home...
Liberia Holds Delayed Election Despite Ebola Fears

Liberia Holds Delayed Election Despite Ebola Fears

By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH  12.20.2014
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Health workers carrying thermometers and sanitizers manned polling stations across Liberia on Saturday as voters...
Bowe Bergdahl Investigation Wraps Up; Top Leaders Get Briefings

Bowe Bergdahl Investigation Wraps Up; Top Leaders Get Briefings

By LOLITA C. BALDOR  12.19.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army has finished its investigation into how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his base in Afghanistan...
John Boehner Invites Obama To Deliver State Of The Union

John Boehner Invites Obama To Deliver State Of The Union

12.19.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner has invited President Barack Obama to deliver the State of the Union speech on Tuesday, Jan. 20. ...
Obama Closing 2014 With Year-End News Conference

Obama Closing 2014 With Year-End News Conference

By JULIE PACE  12.19.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tempering his historic Cuba policy shift with a dose of realism, President Barack Obama said Friday that change may...