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At funeral for slain Minneapolis man, vow to seek justice
Hundreds of people filled a Minneapolis church on Wednesday for the funeral of a black man whose death in a confrontation with police has sparked days of ongoing protests, while charges were pending against four men...
Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables
Testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, a Costco...
The Latest: Belgium says likely Paris fugitive gets help
The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:
Obama admin says states lack authority to block refugees
Amid a growing political controversy, the Obama administration on Wednesday reminded state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees.
Obama makes holiday appeal for acceptance of Syrian refugees
President Barack Obama appealed anew on Thanksgiving Day for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying "so much of our greatness comes from our generosity."
Man arrested for jumping White House fence
This is the second time the White House has been locked down in a week.
Home 'uninhabitable' after car drives into living room
The car drove through an exterior wall and was reportedly resting in the family's living room when officials arrived.
Charlotte shoppers hit the stores on Thanksgiving Day
Deals on electronics were a big draw for early birds queuing up hours before openings in the hope of nabbing tablets, televisions and gaming devices.
Celebrating Thanksgiving with an empty chair
Destiny Stafford, 15, died this past summer after a horse accident. "It's an empty chair that we wish we didn't have," Kelly Stafford said.
Preventable errors led to hospital attack, military says
The U.S. airstrike that killed 31 civilians at a hospital in Afghanistan last month resulted from preventable errors by soldiers and airmen who violated rules of engagement and have been removed from duty while awaiting...
Charlotte church short of Thanksgiving turkey goal, overwhelmed by donations
In Charlotte, there's one woman who wrote the playbook on providing for others. New Outreach Christian Center's Pastor Brenda Stevenson is once again preparing for a massive Thanksgiving feast.
Tens of thousands line Charlotte streets for Thanksgiving Day Parade
“It’s the excitement, the kids are excited, it’s what the holidays are all about,” said Susan Deem.