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Rich & poor, black & white: Many in US unified in anger at Eric Garner case

Rich & poor, black & white: Many in US unified in anger at Eric Garner case

 (CNN) -- Michael Jordan once summed up his social and political activism in four simple words: "Republicans buy sneakers, too."
Congress poised to end where it started

Congress poised to end where it started

This Congress is going out just the way it began: in complete disarray.
Bachmann tells Obama to bomb Iran at Christmas Party

Bachmann tells Obama to bomb Iran at Christmas Party

 Outgoing Rep. Michele Bachmann had some parting advice for President Barack Obama at the White House Christmas Party: Bomb Iran.
Sandy Hook 2 years later: One senator's push for gun control

Sandy Hook 2 years later: One senator's push for gun control

 Sunday marks the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre that killed twenty children and six teachers on December 14, 2012.

Missing California mom found dead in trunk of car

A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Los Angeles County was a California mom who had been missing for days, as were her husband and children until Thursday.

Jessica Chambers' phone provides leads, prosecutor says

In this patch of rural Northwest Mississippi, the tire tracks stand out. They lead up an embankment to a tree, partially scorched from the car fire that would ultimately kill Jessica Chambers.
Judge dismisses cases to take care of personal business

Judge dismisses cases to take care of personal business

Almost 20 people ready to face a judge had their cases dismissed last week without a word of evidence.Now, they're hearing that instead of their charges being dropped, they will have to return to court.

Protesters gear up for weekend marches against police violence

After days of descending on cities coast to coast, protesters demanding an end to alleged police brutality are expected to get loud again on Saturday.

Rich & poor, black & white: Many in US unified in anger at Eric Garner case

Michael Jordan once summed up his social and political activism in four simple words: "Republicans buy sneakers, too."
Would-be carjackers couldn't drive stick shift

Would-be carjackers couldn't drive stick shift

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; police in Florida say two would-be carjackers almost got away with a vehicle in Ocala but didn't know how to drive a stick shift.
SeaWorld CEO to step down as park attendance drops

SeaWorld CEO to step down as park attendance drops

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Thursday that its CEO is stepping down as head of the company and named its chairman as interim leader.
Thank you, Sony hackers

Thank you, Sony hackers

I have been a publicist specializing in comedy for 30 years. Over the years I have transitioned like everyone else to strictly email and texting as my way of communicating with and on behalf of my clients.
Missing California mom found dead in trunk of car

Missing California mom found dead in trunk of car

A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Los Angeles County was a California mom who had been missing for days, as were her husband and children until Thursday.
Falling tree kills man as rain, high winds thrash California and Oregon

Falling tree kills man as rain, high winds thrash California and Oregon

The Pacific coast's strongest storm in years pummeled California and Oregon on Thursday, leaving at least one man dead and knocking out power in urban areas.
Fired Delta worker fights to get his job back

Fired Delta worker fights to get his job back

  Kip Hedges, the Delta baggage handler who was fired for speaking out about low pay, wants his job back.