Ferguson quiet, mass arrests at California rallies

FERGUSON, Mo. - Tensions eased in Ferguson after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury's decision to clear a white police officer of criminal prosecution.  Full Article 

Northeast Nigeria bus station blast kills 40 people: sources 2:16pm EST

YOLA, Nigeria - A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said.

A group of Beltsville Small White turkeys spend time in a field at the farm of Julie Gauthier in Wake Forest, North Carolina, November 20, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A turkey worth gobbling

WAKE FOREST, N.C. - A tiny but growing number of the 46 million turkeys destined to be eaten this Thanksgiving can trace their lineage to the birds that graced the tables of early settlers.  Full Article 

Protesters take part in a "civic parliament" inside Taiwan's Legislative Yuan, Taiwan's parliament, during a protest to oppose the controversial trade pact with mainland China, in Taipei in this April 5, 2014 file photo.  REUTERS/Pichi Chuang/Files

United Front working to absorb Taiwan

TAIPEI/HONG KONG - Beijing is using the United Front as its main agent in thwarting Taiwanese independence and swallowing up the island into the mainland  Full Article 

Cars make their way through the Washington bridge in New York November 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

East Coast storm hampers Thanksgiving travel

NEW YORK - A blast of rain and snow along the East Coast snarled traffic and disrupted flights for millions of Americans at the start of the long Thanksgiving weekend.  Full Article 

A police officer (L) is seen pointing his weapon during an incident involving the shooting of a 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun at the Cudell Recreation Center in Cleveland, Ohio, in this still image from video released by the Cleveland Police Department November 26, 2014. Reuters/Cleveland Police Department

Video shows police shot boy within seconds

CLEVELAND - Cleveland officials released a video of the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy, which shows the boy pointing a pellet gun around a park before police arrive and shoot him within two seconds.  Full Article 

A handout photo shows decoration artifacts of glass and bone which were unearthed from a grave inside the site of an archaeological excavation at the town of Amphipolis, in northern Greece, November 12, 2014. REUTERS/Hellenic Culture Ministry/Handout via Reuters

Mysterious tomb holds Greeks in thrall

ATHENS - Greek archaeologist Katerina Peristeri dug in obscurity for years before unearthing a marble tomb from the time of Alexander the Great -- a find that has brought her instant fame.  Full Article