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Former DC mayor Marion Barry, who staged comeback after 1990 crack cocaine arrest, has died

WASHINGTON - Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of...

posted: November 23,2014





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Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision; group says not likely over weekend

FERGUSON, Mo. - Barricades surrounded the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, though the decision seemed unlikely over the weekend....


Strong earthquake strikes central Japan, destroying 37 homes and injuring at least 39 people

TOKYO - Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics....


Somalia's al-Shabab Islamic extremist rebels kill 28 non-Muslims on bus in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya - One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle....


Strong quake in western China's Sichuan province kills at least 2 people, hurts 54

BEIJING, China - A strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China, killing at least two people, injuring 54 others and collapsing homes, officials said Sunday....


Florida shooting near Tallahassee leaves sheriff's deputy, gunman dead; 1 deputy injured

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another Saturday when they responded to the scene, a government official said....


Mali: New Ebola case confirmed, 2 more suspected as UN voices worry over spread of disease

BAMAKO, Mali - Mali has confirmed a new case of Ebola and identified two new suspected cases, raising concern about further spread of the disease which has already killed at least five people in the country....








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