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National & World Snow and rain delay Thanksgiving travelers (New) Snow and rain delay Thanksgiving travelers
A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor.
National & World Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case
St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch - whose impartiality has been questioned since soon after Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 - has come under renewed scrutiny.
National & World Ferguson businesses torched in violent overnight protests Ferguson businesses torched in violent overnight protests (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Missouri's governor ordered more National Guardsmen into Ferguson on Tuesday to keep order after a night of violence over the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown, as attorneys for the Brown family lashed out at the authorities' handling of the case.
National & World Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals
Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.
National & World France suspends delivery of warship to Russia France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin.
National & World FAQs about Ferguson grand jury FAQs about Ferguson grand jury (Photo Gallery)
A Missouri grand jury heard evidence for months as it weighed whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, which was followed by sometimes violent protests.
National & World FAA issues flight restrictions over Ferguson FAA issues flight restrictions over Ferguson
The Federal Aviation Administration is diverting some St. Louis-bound flights to other airports because of reports of gunshots fired into the sky in Ferguson following a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old.
National & World Under pressure, Hagel steps down as Pentagon chief Under pressure, Hagel steps down as Pentagon chief
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular team of national security advisers.