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Anxious Ferguson waits for grand jury's decision

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FERGUSON, Mo. - After a fourth straight night of low-level protests in Ferguson, Missouri, anxious residents still did not know on Sunday when a grand jury would return a decision on whether to charge a white policeman who shot an unarmed black teen to death this summer. | Video

Flooding could follow heavy snow in western New York

BUFFALO - Emergency workers filled thousands of sandbags on Sunday as the area around Buffalo, New York braced for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to seven feet (2 meters) of snow.

Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

WASHINGTON - Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78. | Video

23 Nov 2014

U.S. Army base in Texas lifts lockdown after suspicious vehicle found

SAN ANTONIO - A brief lockdown at a U.S Army base in San Antonio was lifted after officials detained a man on Sunday in what a military spokesman described as a "high-security incident," while adding there was no threat.

23 Nov 2014

Cleveland boy with pellet gun dies after police shoot him

CLEVELAND - A 12-year-old boy who was shot by police after he brandished a pellet gun at a Cleveland recreation center died on Sunday from his injuries, officials said.

23 Nov 2014

More than 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago: reports

CHICAGO - As many as 32 horses died in a fire at a stable and boarding facility in a town outside Chicago, local media reported on Sunday.

23 Nov 2014

Crews rescue two women in Chicago apartment collapse

- Search-and-rescue crews pulled two women and a dog from the rubble of a collapsed Chicago apartment building on Sunday night and were searching for more victims, fire officials said.

23 Nov 2014

Florida gunman aimed to kill as many officers as he could, police say

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Florida gunman who gunned down a sheriff’s deputy and wounded another this weekend before being killed in a wild exchange of fire with police wanted to take down as many law-enforcement officers as possible, authorities said on Sunday.

23 Nov 2014

New Jersey mother dies days after shooting her children, police say

- A New Jersey mother who shot and killed two of her children and critically wounded a third before turning the gun on herself died on Sunday, three days after the shootings, state police said.

23 Nov 2014

New York lawmakers meet to address police shooting of unarmed man

- New York City elected officials were meeting on Sunday to discuss community concerns following the shooting death of an unarmed man in Brooklyn by a police officer who said his weapon discharged accidentally, officials said.

23 Nov 2014

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