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A detective was shot while he sat in his patrol car Sunday. Police have arrested Otis Tyrone McKane, 31, who says he was angry about a custody case and "lashed out at someone who didn't deserve it."
Nov. 22, 2016
On Tuesday, Donald Trump claimed the Times had changed the terms of the meeting. The paper says it was caught by surprise by the tweet, and that it was Trump's team attempting to alter terms.
Nov. 22, 2016
Rudy Giuliani is a leading contender for secretary of state in a Trump administration, but as mayor of New York he waded into conflicts with Yasser Arafat and parking scofflaws at the United Nations.
Nov. 22, 2016
U.S.-Philippine relations have been rocky. The new trade envoy tasked with improving them is a Philippine real estate magnate who's already working with Donald Trump on a major building project.
Nov. 22, 2016
The 24-year-old driver has been arrested and charged with vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and reckless driving for his role in the crash.
Nov. 22, 2016
The decision comes after the rap star had an on-stage outburst on Saturday criticizing Beyonce, Jay Z, Hillary Clinton and the radio industry.
Nov. 21, 2016
The President-elect met at Trump Tower with executives and anchors from all five major TV networks, where he complained about "unfair coverage" before taking questions about his political intentions.
Nov. 21, 2016
"They'll continue to be wildly successful in the business world," Trump's former campaign manager told NPR's Audie Cornish, saying concerns about conflicts of interest are unfounded.
Nov. 21, 2016
President-elect Trump has said a top priority is to freeze hiring for the federal government. But even those who support reducing the federal workforce say that a freeze can have unintended effects.
Nov. 21, 2016
The prevalence of Alzheimer's and other dementias declined by almost 3 percent from 2000 to 2012, a study finds. That could be due to people getting more education, and better health overall.
Nov. 21, 2016
A world-record stampede of origami elephants has arrived at the Bronx Zoo, as part of a campaign to raise awareness about poaching.
Nov. 21, 2016
The Japan Meteorological Agency says waves as high as 9 feet are "expected to hit repeatedly" along the Fukushima coast and "damage due to tsunami waves is expected."
Nov. 21, 2016
Donald Trump promises to be the most aggressively pro-Israel president ever. His embrace of an adviser whose media enterprise is tainted by anti-Semitism allegations has some Jewish leaders concerned.
Nov. 21, 2016
More than 100 Japanese peacekeepers have landed in the capital of South Sudan. Their mandate includes using force to protect people, including aid workers.
Nov. 21, 2016
Losers get the Rusty Radiator Award. Winners get the golden version.
Nov. 21, 2016
Guangzhou is home to many African and Mideastern immigrants. In their small way, restaurants catering to these newcomers have helped Chinese diners start to see them as more than just the "other."
Nov. 21, 2016
Decades after 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling went missing, Danny Heinrich confessed to murdering him. Wattterling said he was "truly sorry" for his "evil acts."
Nov. 21, 2016
"If they started waterboarding, I swear to you there's a whole bunch of us that would have them in court in a New York minute," said Sen. John McCain.
Nov. 21, 2016
It's a story of poor phone connections, suitcases full of Russian snacks, non-optional love of borsch and a globetrotting meat grinder.
Nov. 21, 2016
Donald Trump settled a class-action suit last week by Trump University customers, but several other pending cases could distract him after he takes office, analysts say.
Nov. 21, 2016

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