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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council placed North Korea's bleak human rights situation on its agenda Monday, a groundbreaking step toward possibly holding the nuclear-armed but desperately poor country and leader Kim Jong Un accountable for ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called Monday for a temporary halt to protests over police conduct as he faced a widening rift with a force preparing Christmastime burials for two of its own and decrying the demonstrations as a facto ...more

AP News - 31 mins ago

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The ex-girlfriend of the man who ambushed two NYPD officers screamed for help after she was shot, banged on a neighbor's door and said: "I can't die like this, please please help me," according to the neighbor who said she saw the wo ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

Major stock indexes edged higher in afternoon trading Monday, on course to build on gains from last week. Pharmaceutical stocks were among the big risers. Discouraging data on U.S. home sales and a deepening slide in oil prices held back the rally. ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (bluh-GOY'-uh-vich) says in a new book that prosecutors tried to use him as a pawn to get his sibling on charges that he attempted to sell President Barack Obama's old Senate ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the third day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Monday:— EXERCISE: Obama arrived at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay for a gym workout on a rainy morning. The island of Oahu w ...more

AP News - 38 mins ago

CHICAGO (AP) — On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.Not a huge sum, but the pastor said the LaSalle Street Church had received a tidy $1.6 ...more

AP News - 39 mins ago

Several recent killings of black men or boys by police officers across U.S. and grand juries' decisions not to indict some of the officers have spurred demonstrations nationwide. Here's a look at some of the cases:___PARK SHOOTINGO ...more

Reuters News - 40 mins ago

By Julia Edwards HONOLULU (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Monday that he intends to nominate Sally Yates, a federal prosecutor for the Northern District of Georgia, to fill the second-highest ranking position at the Justi ...more

AP News - 42 mins ago

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — She'd warned Scotty Reynolds to stay away from people like this, but "Mr. I Don't Listen" ignored her, as usual. Now, here he sat, moaning about how someone he'd taken in had trashed his apartment and stolen his computer.G ...more