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AP News - Nov 26, 2015 12:39 AM

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — A 94-year-old San Francisco Bay area U.S. park ranger says she has been asked to light the National Christmas tree at the White House.KGO-TV reports (http://abc7ne.ws/1HoIsqw) Betty Soskin says she was absolutely stunned ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 11:45 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Police say a former boxing champion has been shot to death during a robbery in Atlanta.Atlanta Police Sgt. Warren Pickard says 40-year-old O'Neil Bell was gunned down Wednesday morning. Pickard says Bell and another person were sh ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 11:22 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — A mother who left her newborn baby in a Christmas manger inside a New York City church will not be prosecuted, authorities said Wednesday."After a full review of all the facts and circumstances surrounding the discovery of a newb ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 11:03 PM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida State University official once in charge of the office that counsels campus rape victims told lawyers suing the school that football players receive special treatment, and that most of the 20 victims who alleged sex ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 10:35 PM

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Sandra continues to strengthen as a powerful Category 3 hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast, but there is no current threat to land.The U.S. National Hurricane Center says it's the strongest hurricane in the eastern Pacif ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 10:17 PM

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:1. HOW RUSSIA IS RESPONDING TO TURKEY'S DOWNING OF ITS MILITARY JETMoscow says it will deploy long-range air-defense missiles to its ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 10:00 PM

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Cuba's Erislandy Lara successfully defended his World Boxing Association super-welterweight title Wednesday night, stopping former welterweight champion Jan Zaveck in the third round.Utilizing quicker punching skills, Lara ( ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 9:56 PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A public library is set to open next year in a polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border that hasn't had one for decades because of controlling sect leaders who try to limit followers' exposure to the outside world.The lib ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 9:09 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Walker's father sued Porsche for negligence and wrongful death Wednesday over the 2013 accident that killed the "Fast & Furious" star.Walker's father, who is the executor of his son's estate, filed the lawsuit claimin ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 9:05 PM

MELROSE, Mass. (AP) — School officials in a Boston suburb say they are outraged by a bullying incident in which a group of middle school students kicked other students with red hair during a break in classes.A statement from Melrose Public Schoo ...more