Protest over Chicago teen's shooting set for retail district
CHICAGO (AP) — After days of protests in Chicago since the release of a video showing a black teenager shot 16 times by a white police officer, demonstrators were poised to disrupt Black Friday shopping with a march through the heart of the city's most famous retail district.
Holiday shoppers get a head start on Thanksgiving
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday used to kick off the holiday shopping season, but now Thanksgiving Day is the new tradition for some shoppers.
The Latest: France focused on destroying IS HQ in Raqqa
PARIS (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.
After Paris attacks, increased resolve for UN climate talks
PARIS (AP) — Still gripped by shock and grief, Paris will play host to a long-awaited U.N. climate conference under tragic circumstances that none could have foreseen.
The Latest: France remembers the dead 2 weeks on
PARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:
Notorious warlord seeks comeback, leverage in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — After more than 40 years at war, one of Afghanistan's most notorious warlords, designated a "global terrorist" by the United States and blacklisted by the United Nations along with Osama bin Laden, wants to come out of the shadows.
Pope calls slum conditions in Nairobi an injustice
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Pope Francis denounced the conditions slum-dwellers are forced to live in during a visit to one of Nairobi's many shantytowns Friday, saying that access to safe water is a basic human right and that everyone should have dignified, adequate housing.
The Latest: Francis tells Kenyans to resist corruption
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)
Kids making oral history with StoryCorps holiday project
High school students across the country are making oral history this week by recording interviews with their elders in an unprecedented effort to stockpile wisdom for the ages.
Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate, energy
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500 million solar panels across the country.
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